The short cut to Christmas culinary bliss

Don’t sweat the cooking this season - do it the easy way, with these recipes from chef Fiachra Kenny of the Old Spot gastropub in Dublin

25th November, 2018
The short cut to Christmas culinary bliss
Venison wellington with juniper gravy

Are you breaking out into a sweat at the thoughts of cooking for friends and family over Christmas? You’re not alone. But even those of us who will be time-poor over the festive season can produce great food by taking a few short cuts, as I’ve done with these recipes.

The soup, for example, can be made in advance, as can the gravy I serve with the venison. The venison itself...

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