Give your dishes a zesty burst with our citrusy lemon recipes.
Jamie says: "This moreish salad would be a brilliant festive starter and is a clever way to make a little smoked salmon go a long way. The pâté topped little potato bites are a surefire way
to impress your guests!"
A nut roast is a fantastic alternative to a meat main course or traditional Christmas dinner. This delicious recipe is full of hearty veg – butternut squash, aubergine, red pepper – as well as nuts, herbs and green olives.
Whip up a jar of lemon curd using just 4 ingredients and your microwave!
Supersize the classic prawn cocktail to this platter to start off your Christmas feast
Add a touch of colour to your Christmas dinner with these roasted root veggies
Classic Brussels sprouts get an upgrade with nutty brown butter and a crunchy garlic breadcrumb topping
Get your Christmas feast started right with this simple, flavoursome, veggie starter ready in just 25 minutes
Stretch a pack of smoked salmon to feed 6 with our budget-friendly breakfast. This crumpet bread and butter pudding is the perfect way to kick off your Christmas Day morning.
You can use any pasta shape you have at home to make this super-easy, one-pan pasta in a creamy sauce made with stock paste.
Chicken pieces – you can use thighs, legs or a mixture of both – are marinated in stock paste, cinnamon, coriander and ginger before roasting and serving with a wonderful herby couscous.
Happy Thanksgiving! Celebrate with a big slice of Derek's vegan apple pie.
A Christmas dessert that will seriously impress guests. The mixed berries are 'hiding' a layer of deliciously creamy eggnog panna cotta. Eggnog is traditionally made with booze, but leave it out if you're teetotal – or would prefer.
Cheesecake, but not as you know it. This savoury twist on the classic has a gluten-free breadcrumb base, fragrant cream cheese filling and is topped with a vibrant medley of beets and shallots for a gorgeous free-from main.
Make this classic roast turkey recipe if you're expecting a crowd for Christmas dinner. Friends and family can choose between white or dark meat, while everyone will love the traditional sage and onion stuffing.
Impress party guests with these little lemon tarts made with shop-bought pastry cases and a creamy lemon curd filling.
This vegetarian alternative to traditional pigs in blankets is sure to be a winning element to any buffet, and also works perfectly as an easy vegetarian starter. With aubergine and halloumi instead of bacon and sausages, these tasty rolls are still hearty
This flavourful side dish is both vegan and gluten-free!
Whether you love them or hate them, these salted honey sprouts are sure to get mouths watering. Crispy, salty and herby, these Brussels will be the talking point of your Christmas table.
Transform frozen peas into a fabulously festive side dish! Stir caramelised onions and lemon juice into your greens, then coat with sage garlic butter and caramelised onions.
This impressive lobster dish is well worth the effort it takes to prepare and is the perfect festive treat for two. Zesty garlic and herb butter really showcases the luxurious lobster in this alternative Christmas main
For a fruity vegan Christmas starter that everyone will love, look no further than these stuffed pears
Create a taste sensation with this fabulous salad, the pomegranate salsa infused with garlic and chilli perfectly complements the mild saltiness of the halloumi.
This simple winter salad recipe is packed with colour and flavour from zesty clementines, toasted hazelnuts, crunchy chicory leaves and peppery watercress. Serve up as part of a special dinner for two, or enjoy as a healthy, vegan lunch.
These sweet potato rounds are perfect for a special occasion or as part of a festive feast. They are easy to make and can be prepared ahead, so there’s no hassle on the day. The roasted sweet potato discs make a delicious base for a whipped feta topping, s
Try this artichoke bruschetta recipe for a simple Christmas starter idea. Cook jarred artichokes with lemon and plenty of fresh herbs and then pile onto crisp sourdough toasts for an easy way to begin the Christmas feast.
These smoked salmon and cream cheese canapés have a lovely kick thanks to the wasabi. They’re quick, simple and ideal for serving at a cocktail party
Sprouts are undeniably a Christmas classic and are the star ingredient in this tasty Boxing Day recipe
Sweet and airy meringue, zesty citrus and cranberry and crumbly pastry make this magnificent meringue pie the perfect festive baking recipe to impress friends and family
The base of this gorgeous cheesecake is made from fig rolls, and the jelly topping from citrus, cinnamon and dessert wine: desserts don't get more festive than this.
This easy blackberry fool recipe puts a new vegan twist on the classic English dessert. Layer up sweet blackberry pureé with creamy coconut yogurt for a pretty striped dessert, perfect for Christmas.
Wow your guests with this gingerbread masterpiece – a stunning alternative to traditional Christmas cake
Full of candied fruit and spices, mincemeat makes anything taste Christmassy
This vegan doughnut recipe involves baking instead of frying, making it even easier to follow at home