Christmas Kitchen Essentials

30 Nov 2022

Hosting this year? Fear not, we’ve rounded up all the tools and gadgets you need for a stress-free day. From mince pies and Christmas pudding to turkey and nut roasts, cook up a storm and impress your guests with these must-have Christmas kitchen essentials.

Getting Prepared For the Big Dinner

Cooking for Christmas can be a daunting task but a little planning and organising is the secret to Christmas Day success. Christmas Eve is the perfect time to prepare the turkey, stuffing, vegetables, nut roast, potatoes and trifle. Now that you've prepped as much as you can, it's time to sit back and relax with your favourite tipple. Whether you start the morning off with a glass of bucks fizz and a delicious breakfast or open presents as soon as you wake up, no Christmas is the same in every household, each family have their own traditions and routines. If you're hosting for the first time and not too sure about timings, take a look our easy-to-follow step-by-step guide. With preparations for the main meal in full swing, take time to enjoy yourself and spend time with your loved ones. Once the crackers have been pulled and the main feast has been enjoyed by all, it's time for post-meal naps and a brisk walk to the local pub for a drink (or two).

The Ultimate Kitchen Essentials Checklist

The kitchen is the busiest room in the house during the festive period so making sure you have all the tools you need is essential. From glassware and mixers to roasting trays and chopping boards, we have listed the all the kitchen utensils for Christmas you need to prep and cook stress-free.

For Prepping

  • Chopping board
  • Mixing bowls
  • Scales
  • Colander
  • Potato peeler
  • Mixer
  • Spatulas
  • Whisk
  • Wooden spoon
  • Serving spoon
  • Kitchen timer
  • Knife sharpener

For Cooking

  • Saucepans (of various sizes)
  • Roasting tin
  • Loaf tin
  • Turkey baster
  • Meat thermometer
  • Tin foil
  • Sieve

For Serving

  • Carving knife
  • Gravy boat
  • Serving platters
  • Plates & bowls
  • Cutlery
  • Bottle opener
  • Corkscrew
  • Champagne flutes
  • Prosecco glasses
  • Wine glasses
  • Christmas napkins
  • Cheese board & knives

Dress the Table


Whether it’s an intimate dinner party with friends or a festive feast for the whole family, when it comes to hosting, we’ve got it all. From elegant serveware to toast-worthy glasses and sparkling accessories, dine in style with our selection of Christmas tableware.

Gather & Celebrate


With so many items to choose from, it can be hard to know which ones you really need. With our simple checklist, you can relax knowing you have all the essentials for the big day. From tableware and baking to utensils and cookware, discover our range of kitchenware that will see you through the festive season and beyond.

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