Make Christmas special with this traditional collection of classic recipes, shown in 180 inspirational photographs. It features imaginative ideas for sumptuous festive food to help you create a memorable celebration. It features 150 recipes with clear step-by-step instructions that make it simple to achieve perfect results every time. You can enjoy tempting dishes such as Smoked Salmon with Warm Potato Cakes, Chicken Casserole with Spiced Figs and Christmas Star Cakes. There are beautiful photographs of every finished dish to inspire and guide you. All courses are catered for - from soups and sides, bakes, party foods and main dishes, to festive desserts and drinks. Every recipe includes nutritional information to ensure your holiday is healthy as well as happy. Christmas is a magical time when family and friends get together, and enjoying traditional food and drink has always been part of the celebrations. The festive season is when everyone enjoys wonderful home-cooking, and this exciting collection can help you plan memorable meals throughout the holiday.
All the traditional Christmas dishes are here, such as Classic Roast Turkey, Festive Lentil and Nut Roast, Christmas Pudding with Brandy Butter, or Mince Pies with Orange Pastry. Or, why not spice up your Christmas menus a little with a few international dishes: try Porchetta, Baked Polenta with Tomato Sauce, and Fresh Cherry and Hazelnut Strudel. All courses are catered for: there are soups and appetizers, dips and nibbles, pates, terrines and mousses, fish and shellfish dishes, poultry and game, and meat recipes. There are also sections on vegetarian main dishes, side dishes, hot desserts, cold desserts, cakes, cookies, treats and edible gifts, and festive drinks.
Emma Holley is an experienced cook and editor. For this book she has brought together a wonderful collection of recipes by a team of leading food writers.