Make-ahead Christmas sides

Don’t spend Christmas Day in the kitchen, use these recipes for make-ahead sides and keep festive stress to a minimum.

We’ve got red cabbage with pomegranate, buttery potatoes and a simple garlicky kale dish to tempt you.

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Beef dripping roast vegetables

Make-ahead Christmas sides

Beef dripping roast vegetables

Cook your carrots, parsnips and potatoes all together with this easy all-in-one roast vegetable recipe.

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Spiced bread gratin

Make-ahead Christmas sides

Spiced bread gratin

Try an alternative to bread sauce with this spiced bread gratin recipe – spiced with...

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Charred sprouts with toasted brazils

Brussels sprouts recipes

Charred sprouts with toasted brazils

Add texture and depth of flavour to your sprouts on Christmas day by charring them...

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Baked butternut squash, ricotta and spinach

October seasonal recipes

Baked butternut squash, ricotta and spinach

The combination of creamy ricotta and sweet butternut squash makes for a truly comforting vegetarian...

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Lighter dauphinoise potatoes

Potato recipes

Lighter dauphinoise potatoes

Our healthier take on the classic French dish – dauphinoise potatoes – has all the...

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Olive oil roast potatoes

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Olive oil roast potatoes

We’ve used olive oil in this roast potato recipe so they’re suitable for everyone –...

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Apples stuffed with chestnut and sage

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Apples stuffed with chestnut and sage

Our stuffed apples recipe makes great addition to the Christmas day spread or an exciting...

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Roast potatoes with herb salt

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Roast potatoes with herb salt

The herb salt adds a touch of luxury to this roast potato recipe.

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Get-ahead gravy

Make-ahead Christmas sides

Get-ahead gravy

Get-ahead and make this gravy recipe in advance to avoid added stress on Christmas Day.

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Mulled cranberry sauce

Boozy sauces, butters and creams

Mulled cranberry sauce

This mulled cranberry sauce recipe – with ginger and cinnamon – has a real kick...

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Sausage and bacon stuffing balls

Christmas trimmings, sides and sauces

Sausage and bacon stuffing balls

Create crispy Christmas stuffing balls with this easy throw-it-all-in recipe. The sausage and bacon recipe...

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Fried cavolo nero

Kale recipes

Fried cavolo nero

This fried cavolo nero recipe provides the perfect side dish to a roast, stew or...

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Pigs in blankets for Christmas

Make-ahead Christmas sides

Pigs in blankets for Christmas

Take your pigs in blankets to the next level (they look pretty, too) with these...

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