CHRISTMAS is just round the corner and everyone’s out doing their last bit of Christmas shopping. If you haven’t made reservations beforehand, you’ll know that getting a spot at a fancy restaurant on Christmas can be quite the feat.

Instead of eating out, why not consider preparing a Christmas meal? It’s a great way of showing your love and appreciation for your loved ones this coming holiday. Most times, people will use the special occasion to experiment with new dishes, but sometimes, the classics are your best bet.

We’ve put together a list of great dishes for Christmas, along with some alternatives if you’re looking for more variety. Don’t forget to play Christmas songs to add on to the Christmas cheer.


1. Creamy Mushroom Soup

Soups make for great appetisers before the main course. This recipe for mushroom soup will not disappoint.

Creamy Mushroom Soup.

2. Beet and Fennel Salad

If you want something lighter for your appetiser, give salads a go. Salads are healthy and you can enjoy them in small amounts before the main course.

Beet And Fennel Salad.

Main Course

1. Classic Christmas Roast Turkey

Classic Christmas Roast Turkey.

2. Basic Roast Chicken

Winner winner, chicken dinner. Who doesn’t love a great roast chicken for Christmas? Opt for this recipe if you’re turkey is not your thing.

Basic Roast Chicken.

3. Roast Lamb Cutlets

Roast Lamb Cutlets.

Say you’re not a fan of chicken or turkey, then try out this recipe for roast lamb cutlets.

4. Beef Pot Pie With Mashed Potato Topping

If you’re looking for something that’s a little more like comfort food, try this recipe.

Beef Pot Pie With Mashed Potato Topping.

5. Salmon Cakes

Pescatarians will love this recipe for Christmas.

Salmon Cakes.


1. Double Chocolate Drops Cookies

Double the chocolate, double the yums! These cookies will make for a sweet dessert. Don’t forget to set out a few for Santa.

Double Chocolate Drops Cookies.

2. New York Cheese Cake

You can’t ever go wrong with cheese cake. If you want add a Christmas flair to it, add some green and red sprinkles, or top it off with some crushed peppermint candies.

New York Cheese Cake.

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