Christmas dinner

Delicious Christmas recipes for baking, cooking and drinking


When it’s time for the holidays, nothing is nicer than sitting at a festively decorated table set with a delectable Christmas meal. But there are holiday dishes of many different kinds that we can already enjoy before Christmas. Christmas cookies from your own Christmas bakery make kids happy while home-made Christmas punch can warm you from the inside out on cold days. We have put together our best Christmas recipes for cookies and baked goods, festive dishes for Christmas dinner and Christmas punch.

COOKIES

Gingerbread Men

View recipe

Spanish Turrones

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Recipe Snowflake Cookies

White Christmas Snowflake Cookies

View recipe

Vanilla Kifli

The most popular cookie for Christmas

Here's the recipe

Honey Gingerbread Cookies

Sweet snacks with sugar decoration

Here's the recipe

Thumbprint Cookies

... Or, Hussar doughnuts - uncomplicated & delicious

Here's the recipe

Italian Orange Cookies

Christmas cookies from southern Europe

Here's the recipe

Cut out cookies

Christmas trees, hearts and more

Here's the recipe

Cup Cakes

Fast and home-made

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Mini Gingerbread Houses

Tiny houses to munch on

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Mini-Doughnuts

Sweet temptation brings pleasure

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Ginger Cookies

Sweet and spicy for cold winter days

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Saffron Buns

The traditional Swedish Christmas bread

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Kola & Knäck

Caramel toffees with sea salt

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Advent Bundt Cake

A must for Christmas time

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Coconut Cakepops

Tropical greetings

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Dominosteine (Dominoes)

A German classic to make at home

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Spekulatius Almond Cakepops

Easy spicy winter treat

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Festive Christmas meal

Are you still undecided about what to cook for your Holiday meal this year? Or are you looking for a delicious alternative to turkey, roast beef or goose? We have put together a selection of Christmas recipes that go beyond the well-known classics. Browse our recipe suggestions and maybe even start a new Christmas dinner tradition with Villeroy & Boch. One last tip: It’s often useful to test a completely new recipe out first before serving it on the big day to avoid a disappointing surprise.

MAIN DISH

Braised Leg of Lamb

Here’s how... especially tender & yummy

Here's the recipe

Rosemary Potatoes

As a side dish or main dish

Here's the recipe

Pear and Gorgonzola Salad

Sweet, hearty appetizer salad

Here's the recipe

Veal fillet

A very special main course for your Christmas menu

Here's the recipe

Blinis with truffled zucchini-carrot noodles

Exquisite appetizer for Christmas dinner

Here’s the recipe​​​​​​​

Carrot and parsnip terrine with roasted sea scallops,

and parsnip chips on basil puree

Here's the recipe

Sesame rice waffles with river shrimp cocktail

 Preferred finger food snacks

Here's the recipe

Swedish spiced red cabbage - Rödkål

The healthy side dish Nordic style

Here's the recipe

Lamb Tjälknöl

Christmas roast the Swedish way

Here's the recipe

Our wine recommendations

A full-bodied red wine

A velvety, full-bodied red wine with strawberry notes - like a Pinto Noir, Spätburgunder or Spanish Rioja -pair best with veal and beef.

How do you find the right glass for your wine?

Whether you prefer a full-bodied red wine or a sparkling white wine - our guide shows you which glass allows which wine to release its full aroma best.

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Our wine recommendations

An intense red wine

The strong flavors of game pair best with a classic, intense Bordeaux or Cabernet Sauvignon with heavy tannin and spicy notes.

How do you find the right glass for your wine?

Whether you prefer a full-bodied red wine or a sparkling white wine - our guide shows you which glass allows which wine to release its full aroma best.

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Our wine recommendations

A light white wine or rosé

Chardonnay or white burgundy, with their typical freshness and levity, pair outstandingly with fish, whether steamed or fried.

How do you find the right glass for your wine?

Whether you prefer a full-bodied red wine or a sparkling white wine - our guide shows you which glass allows which wine to release its full aroma best.

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Our wine recommendations

A sparkling white wine

Choose a fine sparkling wine for lobster, mussels, squid or octopus, such as an elegant Riesling, Pino Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc.

How do you find the right glass for your wine?

Whether you prefer a full-bodied red wine or a sparkling white wine - our guide shows you which glass allows which wine to release its full aroma best.

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Our wine recommendations

A dry and fruity wine

A red Beaujolais pairs excellently with steamed vegetables or gratins. A semi-dry Pino Gris or Grüner Veltliner is a real treat when served with grilled vegetables, risotto or salads.

How do you find the right glass for your wine?

Whether you prefer a full-bodied red wine or a sparkling white wine - our guide shows you which glass allows which wine to release its full aroma best.

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Hot drinks for cold days

Look forward to cozy winter days in front of the fireplace with anticipation as the countdown to Christmas begins. With a good book and tasty holiday food, only the wintry hot beverages that warm you from the inside out are missing.

BEVERAGES

Hot chocolate 3 ways

Creative ideas for a sweet cocoa experience

Here's the recipe

Home-made pomegranate tea

Healthy and quickly made

Here's the recipe

Homemade mulled wine

White Chocolate With Cinnamon Cream

Hot Chili Chocolate with Cream

Make your own Christmas punch: Fruity, chocolaty, with or without alcohol

Home-made just tastes better. We divulge how to make the fruity Christmas punch, winter tea or hot chocolate drinks you know from the Christmas markets at home with just a few ingredients. Whether you’re looking for Swedish Glögg, white chocolate with cinnamon cream or hot chili chocolate, our Christmas recipes have something for everyone.