In this collection of the very best of her
Christmas recipes Delia Smith demon-
strates how you can easily cope with the
whole gamut of Christmas entertaining
while still having plenty of time to relax
with your family and friends. Whether this
is the first time you have had Christmas at
your own home or have been doing it for
years you’ll find this book will be indispen-
sable every Christmas for years to come.
Delia gives advice on how to choose the
very best produce, from turkeys to choco-
lates, from glace fruits to smoked salmon.
She shows you how to organise yourself so
that you’ve got plenty of time when
everyone arrives – with her help you can
prepare many dishes in advance, and her
36-hour countdown to Christmas lunch
will ensure that nothing goes wrong for
that most difficult of meals to get right.
She gives lots of unusual ideas for all
sorts of Christmas parties from fork buf-
fets to drinks parties including Roast
Goose with Potato, Sage and Apple Stuff-
ing, and Iced Christmas Pudding topped
with glace fruits marinated in Madeira.
Over 100 new recipes include 5 differ-
ent kinds of Christmas cake and foolproof
ways to ice them, a complete vegetarian
Christmas including Cheese Terrine with
Apricot Chutney, and recipes for Christ-
mas gifts such as Chocolate Truffles.
Christmas is the time when you most
want everything to run smoothly – with
Delia Smith’s Christmas at your side you can
relax and enjoy it.
Hardcover. Published in 1990.
Book Condition: In very good condition Dust Jacket: Very good with the exception of light creasing in a few spots. A beautiful book. 224 pages.