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Scandinavian roast goose by Trine Hahnemann - try something different this Christmas. 

Valentine Warner's Christmas roast duck - a classic pairing with orange. 

Perfect roast beef - a simple, impressive roast.

Classic Christmas turkey - a truly traditional main course.

Butter roasted turkey - a wonderful way to achieve perfect basting.

Traditional roast turkey - we're talking bacon rashers, olive oil and nut and lemon stuffing.

Maple brind turkey with stuffing and gravy - soaking the bird in syrup before roasting gives the meat a lovely sweetness. 

Four alternative Christmas main courses - give turkey a miss this year and try one of these delicious roast recipes. 

Roast goose with apples and onions - a fruity bed of apples gives this goose its sweet flavour. 

Roast goose with wild rice and cranberry stuffing - sweet yet tart cranberries complement the goose's gamey flavour. 

Garlic orange rosemary turkey breast - an incredibly tasty way to roast a rolled breast joint.

Roast turkey breast with sausage, apple and cranberry stuffing - the traditional way to roast a turkey breast.

White nut roast - the perfect vegetarian option.

Roast turkey breast with cranberry and chicken liver stuffing - a fabulous Country Living recipe.

Basic bird - breast-down - some foodies believe that position is everything...

Roast beef joint stuffed with walnuts and apricots- flavours of fruit and nuts work their magic with beef and make it really Christmassy.

Stuffed rolled pork- stuffed with pork sausage, bacon and sweet cranberries.

Roast guinea fowl with clementine and pine nut stuffing- much quicker to cook than a turkey, the succulent meat has a gamey flavour.

Mushroom and squash open pie- a sensational, seasonal veggie option.

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