How to have the best Christmas feast ever

Roast turkey for Christmas

Cooking Christmas lunch doesn't have to be a drama!

Here are my top tips to make your ham the best ever, the secrets of choosing the best seafood, fool proof turkey cooking instructions, a magical rum ball recipe and how to make a wow moment gingerbread house.

You are planning a seafood platter of course!  How do you choose the best seafood at the shop?  I asked a sushi chef (you know how fresh it has to be to eat raw) for his tips.


Glazed leg of ham for Christmas

A Christmas table isn't complete for me unless there's a luscious leg of ham waiting to be carved.  Even better still are the left overs.  Here's   Five ways to jazz up your Christmas ham courtesy of some fabulous foodies.

Turkey dinner with all the trimmings for Christmas

You can't go wrong with these  10 tips for the perfect Christmas turkey  and you'll be basking in praise for months.  This turkey is the most tender you have ever tasted!

Rum balls for Christmas

Finish with one of my favourite Christmas treats - rum balls!  This recipe comes from my family archives and is one for rum lovers.

Gingerbread house for Christmas

Another Christmas favourite, the gingerbread house is a lot easier to make than it looks.  Just buy a kit if you are short of time because the best part is the decorating!  Here's how to do it.

Disclaimer:  I'm not going to pretend - I love the food part of Christmas!