Craigies Christmas recipe inspiration

You’ve secured the sprouts, prepped the potatoes, and have got your hands on a turkey – now it’s time to get cooking! 

All of your delicious Christmas ingredients shouldn’t go to waste on an average recipe – this is where Craigies Farm steps in! We’ve rounded up our best Christmas recipes in this blog to make it as easy as possible for you to nail festive fayre this year.  

Read on for the tastiest recipes to create a feast to remember… 

Starters & sides 

Parsnip & apple soup 

This soup makes a tasty, nutritious & comforting starter that will whet appetites for the main course – plus, it’s super easy! 

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Perfect roast potatoes recipe

Perfect roast potatoes 

The perfectly-roasted potato is truly a thing of beauty – no longer a chef secret, learn our recipe for super roasties every time. 

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Funky Roast Sprouts

Funky roast sprouts  

Want to spice up your sprouts this year? Even the staunchest sprout haters will be converted with this fancy recipe, which uses pancetta & cranberries. 

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The main event 

Maple-glazed ham 

If turkey isn’t your thing, try this simple but stunning dish that will be a definite crowd pleaser! This juicy, fragrant ham also makes the perfect Boxing Day sandwich… 

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beetroot and red onion tart tatin

Beetroot & red onion tart tatin 

This yummy (and easy!) tart makes an excellent vegan centrepiece – and even the carnivores will love it! 

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Gordon Ramsay’s roast turkey with lemon, parsley & garlic 

This is one of our favourite turkey recipes by Gordon Ramsay – for a succulent, flavourful and delicious roast, every time! 

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Delicious desserts & sweet treats  

Classic mince pies 

Ever wanted to have a go at making your own mince pies? It’s easier than you think! You can either make your own mincemeat using our recipe, or use shop bought (we won’t tell!) 

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Craigies fudge cheesecake  

Decadent and delicious, this beautifully fudgey cheesecake will have you coming back for more. Plus, it can be prepped in advance the day before! 

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Remember, if you try out any of these recipes this Christmas, please do tag us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram – we love seeing your Craigies creations! 

We hope you have a lovely Christmas – do make sure to stop by our café over the holidays for a cosy cuppa or warming lunch.