Video round-up: Christmas cooking tips from top chefs

Stressing about this year's Christmas dinner? Panic not. We've curated our favourite recipes and tips from top chefs to help you feel prepared – from perfecting those roasties to sprucing up sprouts and mastering homemade gravy.

 

Sorted Food: How to roast a turkey

 

It causes much anxiety in the run-up to Christmas, but don't loose sleep over your (lack of) stuffing technique. Here, the Sorted Food team dish out the secret to a perfectly-roasted bird.

 

Crumbs: Make-ahead gravy

 

Why faff on the day itself? Master this fabulous recipe in advance, bung it in the freezer and it'll be ready whenever you are on Christmas day. That's more like it.

 

Jamie Oliver: Perfect roast potatoes

 

The star of every Sunday roast, there's arguably no trimming more important than the classic roastie come Christmas day. Here, Jamie Oliver lets us in on his most trusted recipe.

 

Gennarro Contaldo: Spruced-up sprouts

 

Another inspired dish courtesy of Jamie Oliver's Food Tube, top chef Gennaro Contaldo turns brussels sprouts into something to shout about: a delicious cheese-and-herb flavoured gratin.

 

Nigel Slater: Stilton puffs

 

These fluffy stilton puffs make great party nibbles, but why not try them as a lighter alternative to traditional stuffing? The oozy melted cheese makes them extra-moreish – nab them before they go!

  

Gordon Ramsay (and his Mum): Christmas pudding

 

Fancy a slice of something nostalgic? Gordon Ramsay shares with us his recipe for a traditional Christmas pud with a twist: a lighter, steamed pudding served with whiskey cream.

 

Jack Monroe: Boxing Day pasties

 

Once you've triumphed over the main event, do something different with your leftovers. Here, the brilliant Jack Monroe serves up delicious Boxing Day pasties. Not a turkey sandwich in sight.

 

 

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