Cranberry sauce has become as much a part of a modern Christmas as mince pies and brussels sprouts, despite the berries not being indigenous to these shores.
Brandy butter has been around since the 1700s.
Sausage rolls should be approached with caution.
Every year there's something, isn't there? A decade ago it was Delia, boldly introducing the nation, Walter Raleigh-like, to the notion of fresh cranberries in a sauce we could make ourselves rather than buy in a jar.