A pan of warming, spiced mulled wine (also called Gluhwein) is dead simple to make – it’s the taste of Christmas in a glass. The classic recipe is a celebration of traditional festive spices, like cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg.
We might pretend that turkey is the biggest event of Christmas dinner… but we all know that roast potatoes are what make or break your festive feast!
Stuffing is one of those brilliant dishes that transforms your average roast dinner into something really special. It’s a real mixture of textures, flavours and colours. Too many of us think of it as just a Christmas dish – but stuffing is awesome at any time of year! Check out Jamie’s go-to stuffing method, here.
Gingerbread has been enjoyed in Britain since the Middle Ages, although the recipe has evolved quite a lot since then! And Queen Elizabeth I would give beautifully crafted figures made from expensive ginger dough to her guests.
Thinking of trading in turkey for an alternative festive centrepiece? Deliciously sweet and salty roast ham could be the showstopper you’re looking for.
It’s not all about turkey and sprouts! For some of our European neighbours, a Christmas Eve supper is the main event that sees fish taking over.
With Christmas fast approaching, now’s a great time to check you’re stocked up with all the kit you need to cook up a storm on the big day.
If you’re looking to serve up an alternative to figgy pudding this year, the show-stopping sweet treats that Ed Loftus, Head of Food Development across the Jamie’s Italian group, has created for Jamie magazine have the real festive wow-factor.
To help you get your roast meats spot-on every time, we’ve created a super-useful chart to guide you, covering all the big-hitters, including turkey, duck, goose, chicken, beef, pork, and last but not least, lamb.