Christmas recipe

  • 1 Mince pie and Armagnac ice cream
    Ingredients 6 egg yolks 50g sugar 300ml double cream 200ml milk 5tbs mincemeat 3 mince pies Zest of a clementine 3 tbs Armagnac Method Whisk the eggs yolks and sugar...

  • 2 Tortelli Piacentini
    Ingredients (Serves 4-5) For the dough 400g flour (the Italians usually use typo00 or DoubleO) 4 eggs Salt water For the filling 1 kg ricotta 300g spinach, boiled and chopped...

  • 3 Gravy
    Ingredients For stock Turkey giblets (not liver) Turkey wing tips 2 bay leaves 1 large carrot, roughly chopped 2 sticks celery, roughly chopped 2 or 3 Knorr chicken stock cubes...

  • 4 Luxury sage and onion stuffing
    Ingredients 2 large onions 1 large dessert apple 2 tsps dried sage 100g breadcrumbs 25g butter 1 egg salt and pepper to taste Method Peel the onions, put them into...

  • 5 Cranberry sauce
    Ingredients 300g fresh cranberries 150g caster sugar 50 ml water 1 tbsp brandy (optional) MethodPlace all the ingredients in a saucepan and simmer until the fruit has cooked and the...