Our step-by-step guide to Christmas Dinner

Cooking Christmas Dinner can be stressful - you’re feeding a lot of people, you need to get your timings right, and there’s a lot to juggle. We hear you - and that’s why we’ve come up with a simple yet comprehensive plan to help cooks enjoy Christmas Day without feeling frazzled.

Our step-by-step time plan will take you from grocery list to dinner table as you cook the following dishes:

These easy, delicious, colourful dishes have been hand-picked by our teachers, and have been tried and tested over the years, so you can rest assured they will give great results.

If you'd prefer to download and print the individual recipes you can do so by clicking each recipe above.

Learn with us!

Brush up your culinary skills before the hoards arrive. We run a wide range of pre-Christmas classes at Leiths. Try Christmas Entertaining, Gluten Free Christmas Baking with Adriana Rabinovich, Modern Vegetarian Christmas Entertaining or Festive Canapés and Wine Pairings with Louis Latour. Join guest chef Ursula Ferrigno for An Italian Christmas or learn to make inventive, Asian-inspired Christmas canapés with Jennifer Joyce. It’s a lovely thing to do with a friend as you wind down for Christmas. You could even send your partner on How to Cook: The Perfect Christmas Dinner, so they cook while you put your feet up. It’s worth a try...

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We wanted to spread a little seasonal cheer, so we’re offering all our customers the chance to win a day cooking at Leiths! To enter, simply sign up to our email newsletter below. We’ll send you delicious recipes, details of our new courses and classes, and much more. The competition closes at midnight on 31st December. Terms and conditions apply.

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