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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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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Cranberry sauce

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Cranberry sauce

Christmas dinner wouldn’t be complete without the cranberry sauce. Ours is spiked with orange juice...

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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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Classic bread sauce

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Classic bread sauce

Simple, creamy and a must with turkey, this bread sauce recipe will complete your roast...

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Christmas bread sauce

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Christmas bread sauce

Bread sauce is a brilliant addition to a poultry roast or Christmas lunch. This recipe...

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Bread sauce

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Bread sauce

An easy bread sauce recipe made with fresh white breadcrumbs, double cream and nutmeg.

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Cranberry sauce

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Cranberry sauce

This cranberry sauce side dish is the perfect partner to a roast dinner.

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Cranberry sauce for Christmas

Boozy sauces, butters and creams

Cranberry sauce for Christmas

You can use fresh or frozen cranberries to make this Christmas cranberry sauce; the ultimate...

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Freezable bread sauce

Make-ahead Christmas sides

Freezable bread sauce

You can make this freezable bread sauce up to a month in advance of your...

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Braised red cabbage with apple & mustard vinaigrette

Red cabbage recipes

Braised red cabbage with apple & mustard vinaigrette

Any roast is made all the better with Thomasina Miers’ braised red cabbage recipe. The...

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Extra-crunchy parmesan roasties

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Extra-crunchy parmesan roasties

Scattered with parmesan and thyme, these extra crunchy potatoes are the perfect side dish. And...

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Sherry-braised leeks

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Sherry-braised leeks

This gorgeously silky braised leek dish, made with sherry and double cream, makes a tasty...

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Salted caramel roasted parsnips and cauliflower

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Salted caramel roasted parsnips and cauliflower

The natural sweetness of the caramelised winter veg pairs perfectly with a drizzle of slightly...

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Cauliflower cheese gratin with leeks

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Cauliflower cheese gratin with leeks

Creamy cauliflower cheese makes a wonderful addition to proper Sunday lunch. Debbie Major adds leeks...

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Sherry-glazed carrots with parsley

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Sherry-glazed carrots with parsley

These sweet and zesty sherry-glazed carrots are more than just a side dish, they’re the...

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