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Sweet, juicy clementines are in season now

Sweeter than satsumas and tangerines, clementines don't have many seeds. They are also known as ‘Christmas oranges’ because they are in season around the festive period. Try tossing peeled segments in a leafy salad or adding sliced rounds to a dark chocolate trifle.

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Brussels sprouts

Brussels sprouts

Traditionally eaten on Christmas Day, Brussels sprouts sweet, nutty flavour and crisp texture make them a great choice throughout the winter. Choose sprouts that are bright green, with no yellowing. They are delicious boiled, fried with chestnuts and bacon or shredded raw and tossed in a salad.

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Red cabbage

Red cabbage

Whether you pickle it, braise it, eat it raw or add it to a stir-fry - this crunchy veg is a delicious addition to many dishes. Red cabbage adds vibrant colour to stews, salad and coleslaw. A great way to lock in its deep purple hue when cooked in water is adding a touch of vinegar.

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King Edward potatoes

King Edward potatoes

With a creamy coloured skin, pink blush marks and floury flesh - King Edwards are a firm favourite. The potato has a fluffy texture that's ideal for mashing, roasting and baking – making them a delicious all rounder.

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Pomegranate

Pomegranate

The juicy seeds of this fruit come in a range of colours from warm pink to ruby red. Popular in Middle Eastern cookery, pomegranate seeds add a burst of sweetness to any meal. Simply score the skin into quarters and put the fruit in a bowl of cold water, gently pulling back the peel to reveal the seeds inside.

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Christmas dried fruit and nuts

Christmas dried fruit and nuts

‘Tis the season to delight friends and family with a gift of their favourite dried fruit and nuts to be added into Christmas pudding and cakes, served with a cheese course or simply eaten as is. Try seasonal chestnuts, sticky dates, moreish almonds and lots more!

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Turkey

Turkey

Cuts of meat are available all year round but no Christmas would be complete without a whole, roasted turkey. To get deliciously juicy meat, baste it frequently during roasting or marinate it the day before to let the flavours mature. With any leftovers, reinvent them as burgers, pilafs and curries. 

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