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The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Cooking

🎄✨ It’s beginning to look a lot like winter around here – which means it’s finally time to embrace the joy of French culinary traditions with a festive twist! 🇫🇷🍽️

Whether you're in for a grand Christmas dinner or an intimate New Year’s Eve get-together, we’ve rounded up a delectable selection of recipes and articles, to infuse your table with a French je ne sais quoi! 🎅🍷

From elegant starters to hearty mains, luscious desserts to fine drinks, this is your delicious passport to a memorable French-inspired festive season. 🎁🥂

 

 

Our Top Christmas Starter Recipes 

Easy-peasy, these festive starters will help you kick-start your Christmas dinner with a French bang and a bit of sparkle – pink eggs or hot oysters, anyone? 

Our Top Christmas Main Course Recipes

These festive mains cover a wide spectrum: from an unexpected subtle spin on the roast bird to decadent cheese feasts for vegetarian extravaganzas, French timeless classics to tipsy sautéed prawns, we’ve got something for everyone!

The Finest French Party Drinks

Looking for soul-warming festive drinks? Look no further than France. From the finest wines to the best value-for-money fizz, we’ve got your glass covered this season – including how to pair them, for the ultimate dining experience.

Our Top Winter Holiday Reads

Want to learn more about regional traditions from both sides of the channel, or breathe some creativity into those Boxing Day leftovers? Curl up on your sofa with a chocolat chaud, and flick through our selection below to set the mood for celebrations ahead.

The Best French Ingredients for Christmas Cooking

Only the finest French ingredients: you can splash out on French caviar, Périgord black truffle or Champagne, but also enjoy the rich flavours of Ardèche chestnuts PDO, discover the delicate Marennes Oléron Oysters PGI and raise a toast with a glass of Crémant. Santé!

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