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Jamie Oliver's Christmas Countdown: the beloved TV chef shares recipes for a stress-free Christmas!

December 14, 2016

The final countdown to Christmas is on – and Jamie Oliver is on hand to ensure you have a panic-free festive season! The beloved television chef has teamed up with HELLO! to create a trusty guide packed with recipes and tips on everything you need to know, from when to make your gravy ahead of the big day to baking mince pies to perfection. Revealing he'll be cooking for his family of seven this year, the British star has already kicked off the Christmas period with his latest book, Jamie Oliver's Christmas Cookbook jam-packed with fuss-free, delicious recipes to save you slaving away for hours in the kitchen during the festivities. "It's the one time of the year when the public really need your help – they're vulnerable, they're nervous," he told HELLO! about his decision to create the recipe book. "There's a huge proportion of people worrying over human things like, 'It's my first Christmas with my new partner; my in-laws are coming; I've got 12 to dinner and two of them are a nightmare.' Really, it was probably the first book I should have written in terms of helping people out." December 13th is the perfect time to start honing your Christmas cooking – and Jamie’s recipe for mouth-watering mince pies is a great place to start! Check back in next week for Jamie’s recipe for Get Ahead Gravy and stay tuned for further recipes and top tips to make sure you stay one step ahead in the run-up to the big day! CLASSIC MINCE PIES FLAKY PASTRY, MINCEMEAT, SWEET SQUASH, ALMONDS &...

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