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Rick Stein Christmas recipes

by Rachel Deeley

published on 18 December 2023

Chef, TV presenter and author Rick Stein is as famous for his globe-trotting culinary adventures as he is for his hearty home cooking. It’s therefore no wonder that he’s a failsafe authority to turn to when we’re looking for delicious recipes to make over the festive period.

We’ve rounded up five of the best of them, including mince pies, glazed ham, clementine trifle, and a stunning roast goose centrepiece, below.

Rick Stein’s Roast Goose with Sage and Onion Stuffing and Apple Sauce

If you’re looking for an alternative to turkey but still want a traditional festive centrepiece, Rick’s recipe for roast goose – complete with gravy and a classic stuffing mix – is a must-try.

rick stein glazed christmas ham

Rick Stein’s Glazed Christmas Ham

Ideal for feeding a crowd from Christmas Eve through to Boxing Day, this recipe is also full of tips for baking the perfect glazed ham.

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Rick Stein’s Salmon Wellington with a White Wine and Cream Sauce

If you’re in search of a stunning fish dish to feed the family on Christmas Eve, look no further than this side of salmon encased in flaky, buttery puff pastry.

Rick Stein’s Mince Pies

A recipe from Rick’s mother, these easy-to-make mince pies use a fat-rich shortcrust pastry for the ultimate buttery finish.

rick stein clementine trifle

Rick Stein’s Clementine Trifle

Make the most of festive clementines with this light yet decadent trifle – a stunning centrepiece dessert.


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