Food

Tuck into Phil's festive feast

Phil Vickery whips up a roast sirloin of beef with all the trimmings alongside his perfect Yorkshire puddings. And speaking of puddings, Phil shows chocoholic Dawn French how to create a deliciously naughty ‘melt in the middle’ Chocolate fondant.

Phil's festive salmon rosti

Phil travels to one of Europe’s most spectacular locations, the Jungfraujoch viewing platform in Austria. While there he cooks up a festive dish, perfect for your Christmas starter.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's vegetarian Christmas

Once you've carved that turkey and helped yourself to the ham, the vegetables can seem a bit of an after-thought at Christmas, but Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is on a one-man mission to make them more than just a bit on the side. Here are his vegetarian - and vegan - festive dishes for Christmas...

Phil Vickery's sausage wreath

We’ve been in the Christmas spirit all morning - and now we’re bringing it to the kitchen. With party season underway, Phil’s here with a fun idea perfect for any festive occasion - a giant sausage roll!

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Juliet Sear's edible gifts for all the family

With the average family spending just shy of £500 on presents, and 10% admitting to spending an enormous £25 on the school teacher (can you believe!), we thought it might be about time we shared some Christmas gifts that cost a fraction of their shop-bought equivalents.

Juliet Sear, aka our fairy godmother, is in the kitchen with four easy ideas, guaranteed to spoil the whole family… that’s mum, dad and the children sorted - for under £10!

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Phil Vickery's four ways with potatoes

Hasselback potatoes

It's our second most wasted food item, with half of the potatoes we buy ending up in the bin (that’s 40 million a week to be precise)! Phil's tips will make sure your tatties last longer while breathing new life into your spuds, making them more than just ‘a bit on the side!’

Dishes: Potato Nachos, Hasselback, Boulangere and double-baked loaded skins