Originally published as part of a cookbook series from UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's way back in 1978, this cookbook retains a devoted following to this day and has a host of ideas for a seasonal feast. The legendary mince pies, their crust enhanced with a subtle note of orange zest and the filling enriched with cream cheese, are raved about by fans including Jay Rayner.
Christmas is a time for the family, when home cooking comes into its own. Josceline Dimbleby captures of the essence of the traditional festival season with a variety of unusual and tempting dishes. More than 50 easy-to-make recipes are included, covering the whole holiday period, many of which can be prepared well beforehand, so that even the cook has time to relax and enjoy the festivities.