Rowley Leigh’s Christmas recipes for two

Even the smallest festive gathering can be huge culinary fun. As these recipes show, the key is to think simple yet sybaritic

So many must cast a wistful – if possibly slightly grateful – eye when they read yet another Christmas recipe featuring turkeys to feed 16, trayfuls of roast potatoes and Brussels sprouts and industrial quantities of cranberry sauce. Many of us – and I do not exclude the extended Leigh family from this – will be feeding the masses as usual this year but there are probably almost as many who will be celebrating (and I choose the word with care) Christmas with a much smaller number of people.

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