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.
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.
Beef Wellington should always be served with the centre slightly pink. Enjoy!
An elegant sliver of this tangy blue cheese tart is divine served as a mouth-watering first course.
A well-flavoured ham joint that's easy to make. Pre-cooked ham is baked with a maple syrup and red wine vinegar glaze. Enjoy for Sunday lunch or Christmas dinner.
This is an excellent way of cooking gammon. It's basted with coke and then patted with a mustard breadcrumbs and baked until golden.
Here, ‘huffed’ or ‘houghed’ means wrapped, and in this 18th-century recipe iron-rich pheasant breasts are cooked in attractive pastry parcels.
Celebrate a special occasion with quails marinated in wine, and fruit-stuffed apples. Serve alone as a starter. For a main course add carrots and spinach, with potato and pumpkin mash to soak up the sauce.
No one in my family is missing the meat in this vegetarian chestnut roast with a delicious mushroom stuffing. Try adding thyme and grated cheese for a flavour boost.
This dish is simple, elegant and very tasty. It's a great way of getting omega-3 fatty acids into your diet. Roasted salmon is topped with caramelised leeks and carrots. Serve for dinner with rice, potatoes or pasta.
This recipe is a little more complex than the average roast turkey recipe, but the results are really worth it. A wonderfully aromatic sauce is made with roasted tomatoes, roasted peppers, chillies and pumpkin seeds. This is used to coat and baste the turkey whilst it's cooking. It's perfect for any occasion. Why not try it as an alternative to the traditional Sunday lunch or Christmas dinner?
A wondefully tender and moist chicken. A whole chicken is stuffed with celery and onion, then rubbed with a spice mixture and cooked in a low oven for 4 hours. It's a great roast for Sunday lunch or Christmas dinner.
This is a great alternative roast for Sunday lunch or Christmas dinner. Ham is seasoned with dark brown soft sugar and cloves and baked in a slow oven.
Brown rice, lentils, breadcrumbs, onions and tomatoes are combined with eggs and herbs and then baked. Sprinkle with grated cheese and bake an additional 5 minutes, if desired.
This is a great no-fuss roast, which is perfect for special occasions, such as Christmas or Easter. Enjoy with roast potatoes and veggies.
This luxurious dish can also be served as a meatless main course.
A quick and easy recipe for individual beef Wellingtons. This recipe makes 6 so perfect if you have a small gathering of guests at Christmas or for another special occasion.
Ham soaked overnight in cider is slowly boiled and then baked with sugar and mustard. Delicious served with cauliflower cheese and roast potatoes.
This is a simple way to prepare a turkey without stuffing. The secret ingredient is butter - it enhances the bird's natural flavour. When the turkey is done, the juices may be used to prepare a gravy by adding cornflour 1 tablespoon at a time until the gravy begins to thicken.