Chef’s table: A Christmas feast for all the family

John Kelly, head chef of the Lady Helen restaurant at Mount Juliet Estate in Co Kilkenny, has assembled an easy-to-follow menu for the perfect bijou Christmas dinner to make at home

20th December, 2020
Chef’s table: A Christmas feast for all the family
John Kelly, head chef of the Lady Helen restaurant at Mount Juliet Estate: ‘My motto is to keep it simple and do it well.’ Photo: Richie Stokes

Like so many other social occasions in the Covid-19 era, Christmas dinner will be a more intimate affair this year. For John Kelly, head chef of the prestigious Lady Helen restaurant at Mount Juliet Estate in Co Kilkenny, that’s an even greater incentive to make it both special and homely.

Follow his carefully chosen menu for a bijou Christmas at home, he suggests, and you won’t have to spend your morning worrying about...

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