Chef’s Table: Christmas at Castlemartyr

Our Christmas Day recipes are brought to you this year by Kevin Burke, executive head chef at the five-star Castlemartyr Resort in east Cork

Kevin Burke, executive head chef at Castlemartyr Resort: ‘Around 7pm [on Christmas Day] I’ll relax, tuck into a turkey sandwich with stuffing, mayo and cranberry sauce – and maybe watch an Indiana Jones film.’ Picture: Richie Stokes

Feeding people on Christmas Day doesn’t have to stress you out.

That’s a point repeatedly made by Kevin Burke, executive head chef at the five-star Castlemartyr Resort in east Cork, who this year brings us the Business Post Magazine’s Christmas day recipes.

“My tip for a successful Christmas dinner is to keep it simple,” Burke says. “These recipes are tried and tested, they’re easy to do. You can also carry out a lot of preparation ...