Share the love! Inside the special MiNDFOOD Christmas issue 2021


Share the love! Inside the special MiNDFOOD Christmas issue 2021
Deck the halls! The festive season has arrived with the launch of the MiNDFOOD Christmas edition. 

Our December 2021 issue of MiNDFOOD is one of our all-time favourites, bringing a much-needed dose of joy with fantastic festive food, fascinating health stories, DIY decoration ideas and much more. Plus, our gift to you this year, beautiful Christmas gift tags.

“After the year we have had, a day of celebration, good food and wine and lots of laughs is just what we all need,” writes Editor-in-Chief Michael McHugh.

World-famous foodie and culinary icon Nigella Lawson graces the cover. As she approaches 25 years as the world’s most celebrated female gourmand, the TV star, author and activist talks to MiNDFOOD about how she wants to bring the power of food and community back into the centre of our lives…and make us fall in love with cooking all over again.

We also announce our poetry and short story winners, share one woman’s mission to feed the hungry, and bring awareness to violence behind closed doors.

In health, we explore illness anxiety disorder and its impact on our wellbeing, the importance of small talk in our daily lives, and the normalised eating disorders which are harming our health.

We’re celebrating the season with a touch of glamour in beauty, bringing you gift inspiration, festive makeup looks, and skincare secrets to help you thrive during the silly season.

In home, we look at Christmas decorations, how to transform your home into a sanctuary and homemade ideas for a DIY dreamscape.

We escape to Southland for the New Zealand travel edition, and for Australian readers, explore the country charm of the Canberra District.

Flip to the back for our MiNDFOOD Christmas Cookbook, featuring 75-pages of recipes and inspirations for the yuletide. We feature mini pancakes and tasty bagels for brunch, smorgasbord starters and showstopping salads and side dishes.

For mains, discover succulent turkey, roast lamb and seafood, and in baking, we’ve got crowd-pleasing sweet treats, including the GF Gingerbread White Chocolate Mousse Cake featured on the cover. Plus, summer wines, cocktails and plenty more.

On sale 8 November in New Zealand and 11 November in Australia.

Available in stores and online at

*Gift tags for NZ copies only



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