12 days of GC Christmas: Day Nine - Festive Recipes

With a week until the big day, why not consider these for your Christmas Day meal!

1)   Starter: Seared Venison with sprout and apple slaw

Whether you love them or hate them – this apple and sprout slaw sounds absolutely perfect! This recipe is sure to show your dinner guests that you are starting of Christmas dinner with some decadence! 

Find the recipe here: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/seared-venison-sprout-apple-slaw

2)   Starter: Vegetarian Grilled Goats Cheese with Cranberry Sauce 

Cheese and cranberry – what more could you want a Christmas. Served with seasonal fruits and the addition of cranberry sauce this is sure to go down well for those who are a fan of goat’s cheese. Plus, it’s a quick and easy recipe. 

Find the recipe here: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/4982/grilled-goats-cheese-with-cranberry-dressing

3)   Side: Triple Pigs in Blankets

A perfect recipe for those who like to plan ahead! These triple pigs in blankets are packed full of flavour and are of course sure to be a big hit among those who love Pigs in Blankets. This recipe also allows them to be frozen so you can get organised ahead of the big day! 

Find the recipe here: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/triple-pigs-blankets 

4)   Side: Vegetarian Salted Maple Roasted Parsnips

Another crowd-pleasing recipe for a traditional side dish at Christmas. This sweet yet savoury flavour is sure to go down an absolute treat with minimal preparation time involved. We can’t wait to try these at Christmas! 

Find the recipe here: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/salted-maple-roasted-parsnips

5)   Dessert: Gingerbread Buche de Noel

Forget the normal chocolate log – there is a new bake ready for Christmas. The Gingerbread ‘swiss roll’ type cake is bound to a crowd favourite with ingredients such a ginger, treacle and creamy icing to boot. 

Find the recipe here: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/gingerbread-buche-de-noel

6)   Dessert: The Classic Christmas Pud

You cannot forget the classic Christmas Pudding – loved by some and loathed by others. But this easy recipe is sure to make sure you have the best Christmas pudding all around. Traditional and festive – you can’t go wrong! 

Find the recipe here: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2310/7cup-christmas-pudding