Let's be honest, one of the best things about the festive season is the wealth of tasty food and drink it brings.

Especially on Christmas Day, when one of the greatest feasts of the year is served — the Christmas dinner.

A golden-brown roast turkey, pigs in blankets, crispy roast potatoes, mouth-watering stuffing and thick, flavourful gravy... and of course there's all that lovely, seasonal veg to enjoy.l

Have we got your mouth watering yet?

We asked you for your top Christmas dinner tips, from roasting the perfect bird to making sure your spouts don't go soggy.

Here's the advice we've been given so far:


Do you have some festive cooking tricks that keep the whole family happy on Christmas Day?

Email your festive food advice to SamanthaRobinson@trinitymirror.com or share them with us on Facebook and Twitter.

One suggestion was sent in for those who perhaps aren't very confident in the kitchen: "hire a chef!"