Salted caramel chocolate torte - Indulge at your next party with this impressive dessert. A touch of salt really sets off the caramel and dark chocolate
Malt chocolate cheesecake: This crowd-pleasing dessert is made ahead, so all you have to do on the night is take it out of the fridge and bask in the glory.
An impressive rustic pâté terrine starter from Gordon Ramsay, that's surprisingly simple to put together. Make it a few days ahead to allow the flavours to develop.
Cured slow-cooked pork is a great foundation for a coarse pâté style starter and can be made in advance & this ham hock & mustard terrine is a delicious example.
Blitz-&-bake sticky toffee Christmas pud recipe - Recipes - BBC Good Food // May have to try this one!
Chocolate & chestnut truffle torte This glamorous dessert makes the perfect festive centrepiece for a posh Christmas party
Hazelnut and Baileys Meringue Cake - A fantastic combination of sweet nutty meringue, fresh cream and tart raspberries.
Stem ginger & treacle tart - James Martin gives the traditional treacle tart a Christmassy twist
Chocoholic’s Christmas pudding (Recipe in comments)
Gravadlax - an easy way to cold cure your own salmon. Use organic or wild caught salmon, not farm raised. Gravadlax is a delicious appetizer or summer lunch idea