Food and Wine Books

Smith, Delia: Delia Smith's Christmas - 130 recipes for Christmas (5993)

BCA rep 1993
4to, min crsing to d/w o/w VG++/VG++ 840 gms
(Order reference 5993).

From the blurb:
“In this collection of the very best of her Christmas recipes Delia Smith demonstrates 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 indispensable every Christmas for years to come.

Delia gives advice on how to choose the very best produce, from turkeys to chocolates, 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 buffets to drinks parties including Baked Gammon with Raisin Sauce, and Iced Christmas Pudding topped with glace fruits marinated in Madeira.

Over 100 new recipes include 5 different kinds of Christmas cake and foolproof ways to ice them, a complete vegetarian Christmas including Cheese Terrine with Apricot Chutney, and recipes for Christmas gifts such as Chocolate Truffles.

Christmas is the time when you most want every thing to run smoothly — with Delia Smith's Christmas at your side you can relax and enjoy it.”