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Glorious – and easy – meals, snacks and treats that put the joy back into Christmas cooking.

Enjoy Nigella’s Christmas classic with a vibrant new look as part of the Nigella collection.

‘What comes out of your kitchen means more than anything from a shop ever will. The satisfaction of the season can stem from the stove.’

With her no-nonsense approach and inspirational ideas, combined with reassuring advice and easy-to-follow, reliable recipes, Nigella Christmas is guaranteed to bring comfort and joy, and make sure the season of good will stays that way.

Here is everything you need to make your Christmas easy and enjoyable, from party food ideas and scrumptious cakes and puddings to the main event itself – turkey with all the trimmings, a vegetarian Christmas dinner or a wide range of delicious alternatives.

With lusciously warm photography, evocative food writing and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious Christmas present for friends and family.

The more the merrier – cocktails, canapés and other scrumptious party food
Seasonal support – soups, salads, sauces and serve-later side dishes
Come on over – easy dinner ideas for stress-free suppers with friends
The main event – from traditional roast turkey to the ultimate Christmas pudding... with all the timings you need for a stress-free Christmas Day.
Alternative Christmas dinners – goose, beef, pork and a vegetarian feast
Joy to the world – Christmas baking and sweet treats
All wrapped up – mouthwatering gift ideas for a personal touch
Christmas brunch – recipes to make Boxing Day special


I’d happily go to Nigella Christmas for all my festive recipes. They’re reliable, sensible and delectable

Tom Parker Bowles, Mail on Sunday

Perfect for all celebrations to come

Love Food

Once again, Nigella really makes you believe that you too could become a Domestic Goddess!

Good Book Guide

When it comes to tasty, indulgent treats, there’s no better master than Nigella

5 stars, Heat

The go-to book for the big bash

Christopher Hirst, Independent

I consider this the definitive tome on festive fare

Lauren Laverne, Stylist

Filled to the brim with recipes that will be your happy helpers in the kitchen

The Upcoming

Will bring comfort and joy within the season of good will


Lawson’s books are as much about the pleasure of reading as cooking… [A] classic collection.

Radio Times

The cookbook I rely on every Christmas… The ultimate Christmas cookbook.

Makeup Savvy, Book of the Year

Just as you'd expect this is the perfect practical survival guide to the festive season, Nigella-style

Marie Claire

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Formats & editions

  • Hardback


    November 3, 2014

    Chatto & Windus

    288 pages

    RRP $45.00

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook


    September 30, 2011

    Vintage Digital

    288 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
Nigella’s Prodigious Pavlova

Try this free recipe from Nigella Christmas.