There's no earthly reason why Christmas lunch should be such a palaver: it's just a big roast, after all.
But somehow the sense of occasion creates a hurtling train of pressure and it's all aboard the stress express. This year, why not relax and let us cook for you on Christmas Day? Our stress-free Christmas lunch for eight is ready in less than three hours. We've even worked out all the timings for you - click here to get your stress-free timings pdf) and made this little video of our Development chef Lyndsay showing you how it's done (even in a tiny oven).