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Season 2 Episode 1
New series. Gino D'Acampo and Melanie Sykes return to demonstrate another selection of simple and stress-free recipes for the festive menu. In the first edition, they are joined by former EastEnders actress Cheryl Fergison (Heather Trott) as Gino prepares chocolate Christmas pudding with salted caramel ice-cream and a giant seafood platter. Also on the menu are a few suggestions for party nibbles, including pea and pecorino crostini and feta and sundried tomato pinwheels

 
Season 2 Episode 2
Gino D'Acampo and Melanie Sykes are joined by former Coronation Street actress Sally Lindsay (Shelley Unwin) as Gino rustles up a last-minute Christmas cake, reveals how to use festive leftovers for a turkey and ham pie, and prepares roast goose

 
Season 2 Episode 3
Actor Christopher Biggins joins the duo as Gino D'Acampo makes pork Wellington and Christmas pudding souffles. The chef also demonstrates how to save time on Christmas Day by making gravy in advance, and faces another festive challenge

 
Season 2 Episode 4
Gino D'Acampo and Melanie Sykes are joined by former Westlife star Shane Filan as they continue their countdown to the big day. On the menu is a roast crown of lamb with mint jelly, profiteroles with chocolate sauce, and an apricot, chilli and walnut stuffing that can be cooked and then frozen in advance of Christmas lunch

 
Season 2 Episode 5
Gino D'Acampo and Melanie Sykes are joined by singers Melanie C and Matt Cardle. They prepare a starter of fish soup, along with turkey enchiladas and two party snack recipes - marinated mozzarella balls with Parma ham and sausages glazed in a cranberry sauce

 
Season 2 Episode 6
Gino D'Acampo demonstrates how to cook the best parsnips and Brussels sprouts, and joins Melanie Sykes in making roast pork with pear gravy and a black forest gateau trifle. Their guest is Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood

 
Season 2 Episode 7
Gino D'Acampo and Melanie Sykes are joined by comedian Joe Pasquale. They prepare slow roasted leg of lamb, ham hock and parsley terrine and a chocolate mousse fridge cake as alternatives for a Christmas lunch

 
Season 2 Episode 8
Gino D'Acampo and Melanie Sykes welcome Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli for the festive lunch hour, with roast rib of beef, giant Yorkshire pudding and filo mince pies on the menu. Also, etiquette expert William Hanson reveals how the royal family celebrates Christmas

 
Season 2 Episode 9
Gino D'Acampo and Melanie Sykes share recipes for sticky mustard and ginger-baked ham with pineapple chutney, potted shrimps and a clementine pavlova. Plus, Oz Clarke offers advice on the best drinks to accompany each dish

 
Season 2 Episode 10
Gino D'Acampo and Melanie Sykes are joined in the studio by singer Billy Ocean. Chef Gino demonstrates how to make a stress-free Christmas dinner of roast turkey and all the trimmings, along with a vegetarian centrepiece option of vegetable and feta cheese terrine with roasted garlic bread. Last in the series

 

 

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