4 Steps to the Perfect Christmas Day Lunch

Panicking about Christmas Day lunch? Perfect's Paul Merrett shares his top tips for hosting the festivities. Follow these 4 easy steps to a stress-free and enjoyable Christmas Day.

1) Be prepared
Christmas Day should not begin at 4.30am with a worried cook slaving over the stove

2) Distract your guests

My theory is if my guests eat enough canapés, they may not notice if the turkey is three hours late

3) Keep it simple
The turkey is the centrepiece of the meal and the downfall of most cooks

4) Impress with subtle twists
Ringing the changes with vegetables is a sure way of making out you are a better

Follow fellow Perfect Chef Matt Tebbutt's guide to a stress-free Christmas

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