…only three more days to go until Christmas Day and while most people seem to be collecting the last bits and bobs for the holidays, there seems to be one big question left – what am I going to cook for Christmas Dinner? If you belong to the group of traditionalists that will go for Turkey, Yorkshire pudding, roasted veggies and gravy – then congratulations, there is absolutely no need for you to go on reading this blog post. For all those of you that have no clue, how to impress family and friends with a superb Christmas meal – we’ve made a list with Instagram’s most beautiful food accounts (obviously, this is only our humble opinion), that will definitely give you some inspiration how to make everybody happy on Christmas Day.
Donna Hay @donnahaymagazine
Australian food stylist, author and magazine editor Donna Hay has a beautiful Instagram feed that provides fast, fresh and simple recipes that don’t require MasterChef cooking skills. Check out this gorgeous Ham – ideal candidate for your Boxing Day buffet.
Jamie Oliver @jamieoliver
No Christmas, without one of Britain’s biggest exports – Jamie Oliver’s Instagram account offers a wonderful variety of traditional Christmas recipes adding a new unconventional twist to them. If you need some inspiration for drinks, than do check out Jamie’s drinkstube also found on Instagram. For the moment will leave you with this flaming Christmas pudding posted by photographer David Loftus.
Ella Woodward @deliciouslyella
If you are looking for a healthier vegetarian option (which doesn’t mean less tasty) this Christmas. Than we do recommend that you check out Ella Woodward’s Instagram account Deliciously Ella. This account will revolutionise the way you think about greens and especially the so often hated brussels sprouts 😉
Nigella Lawson @nigellalawson
British TV cook and author Nigella Lawson has the most amazing recipes for Christmas desserts and cakes. So if you have a sweet tooth then be sure to check out her Instagram account. But if you prefer an easy savoury dish you should try this mouth-watering cheese fondue
Yotam Ottolenghi @ottolenghi
The Instagram account of Yotam Ottolenghi, who is the author of the bestselling cookbook “Jerusalem”, is all about Christmas right now! But if you zoom through probably you will come across some seasonal dishes that offer an alternative to Christmas pudding and co. Might want to try this incredible beef bourguignon for guests on your Christmas buffet.
If you’ve had enough of all these big names, than why not check out Allrecipes. A platform where people discover and share the joy of home cooking. Genuine and original family recipes that have been tested by real people! What better social proof can you get than real people sharing real recipes that will actually work?
We hope our little Christmas list has inspired you to cook the ultimate Christmas dinner for your loved ones! Wishing everyone a merry Christmas and happy New Year…Stay tuned xx
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