Pork, sage and black pudding stuffing

December 23, 2012
Pork, sage and black pudding stuffing

Christmas dinner is a fairly standard meal. Tradition dictates that it mustn’t vary much … turkey, roast potatoes, a couple of vegetables, some things like cranberry sauce that nobody really likes and stuffing. There has to be stuffing of some sort, officially as part of the meal itself, but more importantly to have ready, cold […]

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WIN a Harvey Nichols Christmas hamper

December 1, 2012
Win a Harvey Nichols Noel! Noel! Christmas hamper in an exclusive giveaway

Here’s a fantastic opportunity to win a Harvey Nichols Noel! Noel! Christmas hamper, worth £100, which will most definitely get you well set up for the festive season. What’s in the hamper? The hamper itself is a sturdy wicker basket with smart leather buckles and hinges that in itself is quite a handsome thing, but […]

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Boxing Day turkey sandwiches, or how to dent the turkey mountain

December 26, 2010
Leftover Christmas turkey sandwiches

Cooking a turkey on Christmas Day is a faintly ridiculous idea. If you take an average bird of, say, 6kg in weight, you can comfortably feed at least a dozen people and probably an awful lot more than that. A bird of such colossal size pushes the physical limits of a lot of smaller domestic […]

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American turkey stuffing

December 22, 2010
Delia Smith's Christmas American turkey stuffing

It’s getting close to Christmas now, and it’s about this sort of time that I start to panic about stupid things like deciding which type of stuffing to make. I’ll spend an hour or so scattering cookbooks around the dining room, looking for something new and different to cook on the stuffing front.  There’ll be […]

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Turkey and stuffing croquettes

December 26, 2009
Turkey and Stuffing Croquettes

My son just asked why everything he’d eaten over the past two days had turkey in it. It was a good question. We told him that it’s traditional to cram an entire year’s worth of turkey consumption into a single week at the end of December, and that there was plenty more to come over […]

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Interflora’s Christmas biscuit box

November 23, 2009
Interflora Biscuits

What is it? It’s a box of biscuits.  Hand-made, hand-decorated biscuits, in a nice tin box. OK, why? This is Interflora’s new idea. Instead of sending a bunch of flowers, you now get the chance to send a box of biscuits instead.  It’s a good idea.  Gives people options. That box looks very Christmassy… Indeed […]

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