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Christmas cookery books - recommendations

(10 Posts)
redpickle Sat 29-Sep-12 12:45:21

I put this in 'food' too but now i see there is a Christmas topic! Any good cover-all books that will help me with all kinds of christmas grub? Or is there a winning combination?

ilovemykitchenaid Sat 29-Sep-12 13:23:52

i have used my Delia Smith Christmas book every year and have made loads from it. I love it.

mateysmum Sat 29-Sep-12 13:27:08

Delia every time.

rhondajean Sat 29-Sep-12 14:09:27

I love nigellas christmas, its fabulous.

Delia for me too.

Maraki Sat 29-Sep-12 14:50:27

Delia hands down every time. I did make Nigella's ham and one of her chutneys one year and both ended up in the bin. They were disgusting.

reastie Sat 29-Sep-12 15:38:38

I'm a Mary Berry fan and love her Christmas cook book

campocaro Sat 29-Sep-12 15:41:52

Second Nigella's -her Christmas vodka is yum

WaitingForMe Sat 29-Sep-12 20:07:42

Nigella's is great. DH didn't like turkey until he tasted a brined one.

I loathe Delia's style of writing. She's very patronising.

MrsTwinks Sat 29-Sep-12 20:24:12

another fan of nigella.. mostly because each recipe has make ahead/freeze ahead advice. Delia is also quite good but not to my taste flavour wise iykwim

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