Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a feast of trimmings, sides and sauces. Our recipes will help you prepare the ultimate menu.

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Herby hasselback potatoes

Potato recipes

Herby hasselback potatoes

There’s a roast potato and then there’s a hasselback roast potato – they’re supremely crispy...

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Parsnip and porcini gravy

Gravy recipes

Parsnip and porcini gravy

Searching for a vegan gravy? We’ve got just the recipe. Chef Maria Elia’s parsnip and...

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Red onion, sour cherry and pomegranate relish

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Red onion, sour cherry and pomegranate relish

A super-simple vegan relish which is bursting with punchy flavours, this is the perfect side...

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Citrus, mustard and tarragon butter

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Citrus, mustard and tarragon butter

A clever extra which adds interest to any spread, this citrusy butter recipe is ready...

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Cheese, thyme and bacon rolls

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Cheese, thyme and bacon rolls

These super-easy cheese, thyme and bacon rolls work well as a side dish with a...

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Rye and caraway bread sauce

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Rye and caraway bread sauce

What’s a Christmas dinner without bread sauce? For us, the extras are just as vital...

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Sweet potato, ciabatta and chestnut stuffing

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Sweet potato, ciabatta and chestnut stuffing

Looking for a smashing veggie dish to take Christmas lunch to the next level? This...

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Pork, fennel, apple and sage stuffed onions

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Pork, fennel, apple and sage stuffed onions

Bored of the same old side dishes? May we present: pork, fennel, apple and sage...

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Roast sprouts with walnuts and pomegranates

Brussels sprouts recipes

Roast sprouts with walnuts and pomegranates

Super simple, quick-to-make yet full of flavour – what’s not to like? Try this roast...

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Spiced honey fondant parsnips and carrots

Parsnip recipes

Spiced honey fondant parsnips and carrots

Use winter root vegetables to their best potential with this wonderful spiced honey parsnip and...

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Red cabbage slaw

Red cabbage recipes

Red cabbage slaw

You can’t beat a side of cabbage slaw to brighten up the dinner table. This...

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Best-ever fluffy roasties

Roast potato recipes

Best-ever fluffy roasties

Are these the best-ever roasties? We certainly think so, thanks to their extra fluffy filling...

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Pumpkin and coconut pilau

Vegan dinner recipes

Pumpkin and coconut pilau

Layers of fluffy, saffron-spiked rice, roasted pumpkin, coconut, cranberries and fresh herbs give this stunning...

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Christmas cranberry jam

Christmas gift recipes

Christmas cranberry jam

A simple festive preserve with a tangy flavour, this spiced cranberry jam makes a lovely...

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Perfect roast potatoes for Christmas

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Perfect roast potatoes for Christmas

Searching for perfect roast potatoes for Christmas Day? Look no further. You’ll find the fluffiest...

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Sprouts and sugar snaps with hazelnut and rosemary butter

Brussels sprouts recipes

Sprouts and sugar snaps with hazelnut and rosemary...

A really quick and easy side dish recipe that tastes like you’ve slaved over a...

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Carrot, parsnip and mascarpone gratin

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Carrot, parsnip and mascarpone gratin

A great make-ahead side dish to serve with your roast dinner. This creamy carrot and...

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Roast potatoes with polenta, balsamic and thyme

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Roast potatoes with polenta, balsamic and thyme

You can make these crispy roast potatoes ahead so that, when the meat has cooked,...

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The easiest pigs in blankets

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

The easiest pigs in blankets

This two-step pigs in blankets recipe couldn’t be easier to do and will complete any...

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Simple turkey brine recipe

Christmas turkey recipes

Simple turkey brine recipe

Take your Christmas dinner up a notch and learn how to brine a turkey, ensuring...

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Spiced cauliflower cheese

Cauliflower recipes

Spiced cauliflower cheese

Complete your Sunday roast with a serving of Dan Doherty’s lightly spiced cauliflower cheese. It’s...

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Caramelised turnip purée

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Caramelised turnip purée

Take your roast dinner up a notch with a spoonful of this deeply rich and...

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Carrot, swede and potato purée

Carrot, swede and potato purée

This vibrant carrot, swede and potato mash is velvety smooth and lusciously buttery.

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Creamy bread sauce for two

Dinner ideas for two

Creamy bread sauce for two

Quiet Christmas with the two of you? This creamy bread sauce recipe makes just enough...

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