Sausage & stuffing toad-in-the-hole with onion gravy
When it comes to comfort food, you can't get much better than bangers encased in Yorkshire pudding with a sweet, rich gravy
Leek and Stilton quiche recipe
Trust Mary Berry's leek and Stilton quiche recipe for a picnic or buffet. It's as reliable as she is. You will need a 28cm/11in loose-bottomed, deep quiche tin – ideally fluted.
Apple & cranberry chutney
Chutneys are fantastic presents because they really improve with age and go brilliantly with Christmas cheeses and cold meats, from BBC Good Food
Chorizo frittata recipe
A thick slice of Spanish omelette, packed with chorizo, peas and potatoes, can be enjoyed hot or cold. Keep a few slices handy in the fridge for lunches or a speedy midweek tea. Each serving provides 421 kcal, 27g protein, 17g carbohydrates (of which 6g sugars), 26g fat (of which 9g saturates), 4g fibre and 2.2g salt.
Triple cheese & bacon dauphinoise
Smoked bacon and a triple hit of gooey, melted cheese takes this classic dish of layered potatoes and double cream to the next level of indulgence
Mini coffee and walnut cakes recipe
Small, but perfectly formed, this modern take on a retro classic is perfect for elevenses. Equipment and preparation: for this recipe you will need a 16-cup mini cake tin or 16 x 5cm/2in chefs’ rings placed on a baking tray, plus a piping bag fitted with a 2D star nozzle.
Christmas pudding fridge cake recipe
Not a fan of traditional Christmas pud? Give your fridge cake a festive twist by setting it in a pudding bowl and topping with white chocolate. Everyone will be fooled!
Crispy roast pork belly recipe
Ken Hom’s classic crispy pork takes time to prepare but demands no great skill. Egg fried rice is a great way to use up leftover rice.