7 Christmas pâté recipes
Try our impressive starter ideas and our top Christmas pâté recipes, from a classic French chicken liver pâté to an unusual hot-smoked salmon version
Looking for the best pâté recipes? Want the best mouth-watering terrine recipes for Christmas to impress your guests? Whip up a classic chicken liver pâté or try our delicate tuna niçoise pâté. For effortless festive entertaining, check out our no-cook Christmas entertaining ideas.
Easy Christmas pâté recipes
This recipe for classic French chicken liver pâté is luxuriously creamy and rich in texture. Serve with cornichons and an oaked chardonnay.
This smoked mackerel pâté is really easy to make but packs in a lot of flavour. Serving with cucumber and pickled beetroot makes it a bit more special.
Mushrooms, shallots, garlic, thyme and sherry offer real depth of flavour in this veggie pâté. It makes a solid fuss-free starter.
Our creamy tuna niçoise pâté recipe is super simple and takes no time at all to make. This recipe serves six and makes for a perfect dinner party starter.
A twist on the classic american salmon and cream cheese bagel. This version uses warmed smoked salmon, lemon and watercress on top of crispy bagel.
This recipe for einkhorn drop scone with chicken liver pâté comes from Craft London on the Greenwich Peninsula and makes a great dinner party starter.
This lovely, light, rillette-style pâté combines fresh salmon with smoked to add real depth of flavour. Clarified butter seals the pots, so these can be made a day or two in advance - just the thing for a Christmas party.