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Our Favourite Festive Mains

From perfect glazed hams and stuffed roast turkeys to succulent lamb and pork, we've got all your festive main options covered.

Our Favourite Festive Mains

Ham

With just a few simple ingredients it’s easy to cook this delicious ham. Perfect for cooking on Christmas Eve you’ll have plenty of ham for brunches at home and light evening meals. Here are soem of our favourite glazed ham recipes:

Baked Ham with Pineapple and Mustard Glaze

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Bourbon-Glazed Leg of Ham

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Ham topped with Ruby Grapefruit and Fig

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Cranberry and Maple Glazed Leg of Ham

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Turkey 

Nothing says Christmas more than a Roast Turkey! Whether you serve it stuffed or with stuffing on the side, with gravy, cranberry jelly or mint sauce, this main will always be the star of any festive table. So go on, give one of the following recipes a go:

Whole Turkey with Couscous Stuffing

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Spanish-Flavoured Turkey with Chorizo Stuffing Balls

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Orange and Thyme Turkey

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Turkey with Preserved Lemon and Fresh Date Stuffing recipe

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Lamb

Locally sourced lamb makes for a great roast for your celebration that everyone will love. Easy to prepare and cook, the key to a succulent leg of lamb is to baste the meat liberally an hour into cooking time. Serve with your favourite sides and condiments. Here are some winning lamb recipes:

Rosemary-Studded Leg of Lamb

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Roast Leg of Lamb with Mint Pesto

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Leg of Lamb with Cranberry and Mint Marinade

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Barbecued Lamb with Quinoa Tabouli

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Pork

These pork recipes will surely sate the family’s appetite. Don’t forget, the trick to producing crunchy crackling is to rub the skin with a little oil and sea salt before cooking.  The following recipes feature a range of sweet and fruity stuffings:

Pork Loin Filled with Honey, Five-Spice Powder and Pecans

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Standing Rack of Pork

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Rolled Loin of Pork with Apple and Pear Chutney

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Seafood

Forgo your usual roast meats for fresh and delicious seafood. Great for feeding a hungry horde in a hurry these seafood recipes are ready in less than an hour and pack a punch in flavour. Try one of the following recipes for a Summer seafood feast:

Asian-flavoured Whole Snapper

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Mussels with Breadcrumb Topping

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Summer Paella

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Salmon Gravlax

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Roasted Lobster with Saffron Dill Butter

Always a crowd-pleaser come summertime, sweet roasted lobsters will delight all when served with our saffron dill butter.

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Roasted Prawns with Two Butters

Rather than the usual cold cooked prawns, try roasting them this year and serving with two different flavoured butters.

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