The stuffing is a key component in getting your dish right. Essentially a starchy mix made out of bread chunks, cooked vegetables, herbs and bits of meat, the stuffing should go into the bird through its neck and body cavities. From there, truss the bird and pop it into a roasting pan before leaving it in an oven to cook to perfection.
An end of year dinner is nothing without its side dishes. Cranberry sauce, mashed and roasted potatoes, corn, green beans, berries, pumpkin, cornbread and bread rolls are all mainstays on the dinner table.
Christmas is a time of people coming together and enjoying family and friends, and nothing says ‘I love you’ more than having a good meal with loved ones.