TV chef James Martin gets ahead for Christmas, providing lots of clever tips and tricks to save you time and stress on the big day.
Home Comforts at Christmas dishes:
1. Christmas pan bagnat
This genius recipe for Christmas leftovers requires no real cooking and no knives and forks.
2. Christmas cake wreath
Feed this spicy, fruit-packed Christmas cake right up until the last minute for an extra-special festive treat.
3. The ultimate Christmas roast beef
James Martin ditches the Christmas turkey in favour of a failsafe step-by-step roast beef recipe with all the trimmings. Start your preparations the night before to avoid last-minute stress.
4. Christmas roast duck
James Martin presents a Christmas alternative – spiced roast duck cooked over the best potatoes you will ever taste.