Stir-up sunday - the last Sunday before the start of Advent is traditionally the date to mix up your Christmas pudding, as Cookery Editor, Sue McMahon, explains....

Give your Christmas table a bit of extra flair with these cute home-made Christmas pud cake pops. Not only do they look good, they taste pretty good too!

A fizzy and sparkling drink with fresh pomegranate seeds. This refreshing and colourful drink is suitable for any occasion especially Christmas.

You can't have Christmas dinner without pigs in blankets. Wrap streaky bacon round chipolata sausages and bake for 10-15 mins. Easy peasy!

Turkey tikka

Delicious, mildly spicy, dish that's low in fat, so it not only tastes great, it's good for you too!

Something a little different to make for the festive season, this has a cream-cheese frosting, topped with chocolate sauce and poached apple slices

Basic Christmas cake

Fancy making your own Christmas cake this year? This simple, all-in-one recipe by Woman's Weekly makes the perfect fruit base for your festive treat

Brussel sprouts with chesnuts

Try something a little different with your Brussels on Christmas day. Roast with butter and chestnuts for an extra festive bite

Cranberry relish

A delicious fruity relish to accompany your roast turkey. The tender cranberries are served whole for an extra burst of flavour

Buttered Chantenay carrots

These carrots are delicious and sweet with a thick glaze. Perfect for your Christmas dinner or a special roast, the glaze brings an extra depth of flavour to your meal

Why have one lot of roast potoates when you can have too! Woman's Weekly's easy recipe combines traditional roast potatoes with sweet potatoes

Poached tangerines

A really simple-to-make dessert that's perfect for Christmas - juicy tangerines in a sweet and spicy syrup with a hint of Grand Marnier, if you fancy it. Delicious!