Christmas at River Cottage


Christmas at River Cottage encapsulates the very best that the season has to offer, guiding you from the autumn equinox, through advent and Christmas, and merrily into the new year with inspiration, traditions and indispensable recipes for every festive occasion.

These are recipes that have been honed over the years and are rooted in the River Cottage foundations of tradition, seasonality and sustainability. As well as the ultimate versions of all the classics, there are a whole host of new ideas for showstopping centrepieces, sparkling cocktails, prep-ahead canapes, edible gifts, livening up leftovers, as well as some of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s festive favourites. And accompanying all of this are tips from Lucy and Hugh on planning ahead, making natural decorations, effortlessly feeding a crowd and orchestrating the great Christmas Dinner so you’ll also be able to find the magic along the way.

 

Lucy Brazier is a freelance writer, specialising in food, lifestyle and memoir. Following a longstanding career in talent management, she left London and moved to Dorset fourteen years ago to work with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the team at River Cottage as a writer and course tutor.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is a writer, broadcaster and campaigner. His recent BBC One series Easy Ways to Live Well, alongside comedian Steph McGovern, looked inwardly at our perceptions of healthy eating and wellbeing. Hugh’s Channel 4 series have earned him a huge popular following, while his River Cottage books have collected multiple awards including the Glenfiddich Trophy and the André Simon Food Book of the Year. Hugh’s additional broadcasting, like the hugely influential Fish Fight, has earned him a BAFTA as well as awards from Radio 4, Observer and the Guild of Food Writers. Hugh lives in Devon with his family. rivercottage.net / @rivercottage

 

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