A vegetarian alternative. Goat's cheese and vegetables are wrapped in a puff pastry case and baked until golden. All the filling ingredients have approximate weights as your own personal taste really does make a difference. This is a great recipe to experiment with though.
Autumn mushrooms give this dish a hearty flavour. Substitute vegetable stock for the chicken stcok and this makes a perfect meal for that vegetarian girlfriend your son is bringing to Christmas dinner. The rest of the family will love it too.
This is a nice winter stew or soup that everyone loves in my family. It is so comforting on a cold winter night, or it can be a Christmas main for vegetarians. It tastes wonderful the next day! Experiment with the vegetable combinations!
Goats cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and pesto make an irresistible blend of flavours that go well with salmon. Enjoy!
I like to slowly cook a fresh whole salmon or salmon trout in a foil packet with some white wine, butter and parsley. It's so moist and flavourful, all you need to serve with this are new potatoes and butter.
This is an excellent way of cooking all your vegetables with a joint of meat in one roasting tin. Parsnips as well as courgettes and red onions provide a colourful and delicious mixture.
Lean gamy partridge tastes especially good served with an autumn-fruit preserve. Try serving with a peppery salad such as red mustard and red chard leaves.
Poaching ham keeps it moist without adding any fat. Try serving with mashed potatoes and a selection of steamed vegetables.
The season for pheasant is from the end of September to the end of January, but it is available frozen all year. Pheasant is high in protein, low in fat and cholesterol, and ideal for juicy pot-roasting.
Partridge, seen by many as the king of game birds, has sweet, succulent meat that is also low in cholesterol.
An elegant sliver of this tangy blue cheese tart is divine served as a mouth-watering first course.
A simple, back to basics roast turkey recipe that really lets the turkey shine.
Look no further if you want a simple roast turkey recipe for your Christmas dinner. Seasoned with nothing but salt and pepper, and basted with turkey stock, the flavours of the turkey really stand out. Stuff with your favourite stuffing.
This is the perfect roast turkey recipe. The maple butter adds a touch of sweetness that is just divine, while the apple brandy adds a secret something to the gorgeous gravy. A family favourite! Substitute 2 teaspoons dried marjoram if fresh marjoram is not available.
Using storecupboard staples, this roast turkey recipe is simple and easy to prepare.
This roast ham takes little effort to prepare, but still tastes delicious!
Simple but seriously yummy. A whole turkey is stuffed with a decadent mixture of chestnuts and savoury herbs and spices. It is then roasted to perfection, making for a perfect Christmas dinner centrepiece.
This roast is packed full of flavour and is perfect for Christmas dinner. A veal shoulder joint is stuffed with sauteed chicken, bacon and chicken livers, before being roasted to perfection. Leftovers can be used as sandwich fillers.
This is a great alternative roast for Christmas dinner or Sunday lunch. Racks of lambs are roasted with lavender, then served with sauteed chanterelles and green beans. Serve two lamb chops per person.
The lamb in this dish is succulent and extremely tasty. Lamb is roasted to perfection with flageolet beans. Serve with rosemary potatoes, if desired. This dish makes a wonderful alternative to the classic Sunday lunch or Christmas dinner.