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December 20th, 2016

Recipes for a creative Christmas Day

Those of you who’ve followed my culinary adventures are probably aware that, when it comes to cooking, I’m not always one to stick with the traditional. I’m always experimenting with recipes and ingredients, and I absolutely love to test new ideas.

Turkey has always been a staple dish in my family for our Christmas Day meal, and I’m yet to convince the family to try something entirely different. There really is nothing like a good Turkey-centric plate for the holidays, but if you fancy trying something new this Christmas, and have good persuasion skills, here’s a few creative recipes for your Christmas dinner table:

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Photo: David Loftus

Beer-Doused Ham Hock
For a no-less hearty option, try my Beer-Doused Ham Hock. Find the full recipe on The Happy Foodie website.

 

qauilQuails Stuffed with Chestnuts and Apples
For those of you who are space restricted, you don’t need a big oven to cook these tasty quails. Full recipe on my Evening Standard column.

 

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Photo: David Loftus

Roast Red Wine Chicken
My Roast Red Wine Chicken from My Little French Kitchen is a hearty dish for all you Northern Hemisphere dwellers who need something warming. Find the full recipe at the Daily Mail.

 

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Roast Cauliflower Cheese Soup
Ready for round two? If you’re still a little full from your starters, try this Roast Cauliflower Cheese Soup for a lighter option. Find the full recipe on Khoollect.

 

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Photo: David Loftus

Meringue and Chestnut Cream Mountain
Delight your family with this easy-to-make dessert on Christmas Day. Find the full recipe on The Happy Foodie website.

Whatever you choose to make for your Christmas meal, I hope you enjoy it and have a great day!

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