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Recipes & inspiration

Gordon's recipes & top Christmas tips

Whether you're planning on eating and drinking your way around London this Christmas or honing your hosting skills for a festive feast at home, Gordon's here to help with top tips on how to celebrate wherever you are.


We've collected a few of Gordon's favourite Christmas recipes to help you out in the kitchen, from the perfect roast turkey and Christmas pudding to an alternative beef Wellington and Christmas bombe that's sure to impress.


There's also essential tips on perfecting those all-important trimmings, voucher and experience gift ideas for those last-minute buys and our all-important guides on where and what to eat around London.
We think that's Christmas sorted, so all you need to do is start enjoying it!


Serves 8-10. 3 hours prep and cooking time, plus resting. The ultimate Christmas recipe, this is Gordon's favourite way to roast turkey – with a savoury butter under the skin to keep the breast meat moist. 


Serves 2. 2 hours prep and cooking time. A stunning centrepiece for Christmas or any celebration, master how to make a classic beef Wellington at home with this recipe for two.


Serves 8-10. 4 hours 15 minutes prep and cooking time, plus resting. A glazed ham is a Boxing Day buffet essential, and Gordon’s easy honey glaze is perfect for any Christmas feast.


Makes 8. 45 minutes prep and cooking time, plus resting. A must-have for any roast dinner, the secret to Gordon's Yorkshire pudding recipe is to let the batter rest before cooking.


Serves 8-10. 1 hour 15 minutes prep and cooking time. Add the finishing touch to your Christmas dinner with Gordon’s rich cider gravy, made with crunchy walnuts and the turkey juices for flavour.


Serves 8-10. 45 minutes to prep, plus chilling. Filled with a fruity cream full of festive flavours, this frozen bombe can be made ahead and makes a great Christmas dessert recipe when you want to impress.


Serves 6. 1 hour and 30 minutes prep and cooking time. Everybody loves a sticky toffee pudding, so why not try Gordon's banana sticky toffee pudding recipe as the perfect comfort food over Christmas.


Makes 24. 45 minutes prep and cooking time, plus resting. Try Gordon’s take on these classic festive treats with cranberry-spiked mincemeat. It’s the only mince pie recipe you’ll need this Christmas.

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