Holidays and Events

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Michael’s mum’s original Christmas cake recipe

Editor-in-chief Michael McHugh makes his mum’s famous fruit cake recipe for Christmas every year. The rich, dense cake is doused in brandy and wrapped in newspaper ready for Christmas day.

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Grazing-style Vegan Christmas Menu Ideas

Skip the formalities and enjoy a modern grazing-style Christmas with these simple and delectable dishes that just so happen to be vegan.

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Festive and Flavoursome Vegetarian Christmas Menu

Your plant-based and meat-eating guests will be equally delighted with these vegetarian Christmas dishes.

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Gin & Pepper Berry Glazed Side of Trout 

Brushed with a smokey gin and pepper berry glaze, this sticky and golden trout is perfect for entertaining guests. Serve with a pangrattato and radicchio salad and baby lemon balm.

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Slow-Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Rosé Wine & Quince Paste

Marinaded in quince, sumac, mustard and vinegar before being slow-roasted in a pan with rosé and bay leaves, this succulent and flavourful lamb shoulder is sure to be a family favourite.

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Italian Stuffed Turkey Breast with Verjuice & Roasted Pears

Wrapped in prosciutto after being stuffed with Italian-inspired pork herb mixture, these turkey breasts are sure to be succulent and packed full of flavour.

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Christmas Ham with Spiced Cherry & Vermouth Glaze

Your Christmas table will be a feast for the eyes and a pleasure for the senses with this beautiful spiced cherry and vermouth glazed ham, served with a herbaceous, zingy sour cherry gremolata.

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Ottolenghi’s Hot Charred Cherry Tomatoes with Cold Yoghurt

One of the beauties of this dish lies in the exciting contrast between the hot, juicy tomatoes and fridge-cold yoghurt, so make sure the tomatoes are straight out of the oven and the yoghurt is straight out of the fridge. The heat of the tomatoes will make the cold yoghurt melt, invitingly, so plenty of crusty sourdough or focaccia to mop it all up with is a must alongside.

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Do you suffer from POPD?

With Christmas just around the corner, many of you will start to notice the signs of POPD begin to manifest […]

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8 Vegan Recipes For Your Christmas Menu

8 Vegan Recipes For Your Christmas Menu Catering for a vegan diet this Christmas? These 8 Vegan Recipes For Your […]

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15 Father’s Day Recipes Dad Is Sure To Love

Treat Dad to all his favourite foods this Father’s Day, with these 15 Fathers Day Recipes Dad Is Sure To Love.

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Glazed Ham Recipe

This beautifully glazed ham is the ultimate sweet and savoury topping for your Christmas ham – and is super simple to recreate at home.

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Best Shortbread Recipes

We’ve made a list of some of our favourite recipes to inspire you for the holiday season. Kick off the Christmas season with a batch of our favourite shortbread recipes!

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Green Chilli & Avocado Dip, by Munira Mahmud, from the Hubb Community Kitchen

My life-long dream has been to have a food van; I spend any free time I have thinking up dishes, and putting ingredients together in my mind. These dips are my own invention.

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Glazed Ham With Spiced Cherries

At Christmas, bring out the big guns with a whole leg of ham. This recipe, Glazed Ham With Spiced Cherries, […]

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Horopito Lamb Salad with Lentils and Kawakawa Pesto

Horopito Lamb Salad with Lentils and Kawakawa Pesto. Silver Fern Farms Lamb Rumps offer a distinct hearty taste, and promise sweet, […]

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Basic Roast Lamb with Cherry and Port Sauce

Basic Roast Lamb with Cherry and Port Sauce. Care for succulent, melt-in-your-mouth lamb this Yule? Choose your leg (with or without […]

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Pork, Hazelnut and Craisin Stuffing

Pork, Hazelnut and Craisin Stuffing. Try our take on your usual holiday season stuffing.  Makes about 2.4kg   400g sourdough bread […]

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Roast Turkey with Stuffing Balls

The turkey is often the crowning glory of a Christmas Day meal. As such, under all that guest scrutiny, you […]

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Ham with Sticky Honey Sichuan Glaze

Hot or cold, ham on the bone is a star attraction at any feast and will feed a hoard of […]

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Australia Day Menu

Celebrate Australia Day right with this tasty, summer feast full of seafood and mouthwatering sweet treats.

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Iceberg Wedges Recipe Ideas

Iceberg Wedges Recipe. Before you discount the iceberg as the has-been of lettuces, adorn wedges with these delicious toppings and […]

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Feed-a-Crowd Pavlova

This ultimate summer dessert is sure to be a crowdpleaser

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Puffed Souffle Pancakes

Puffed Souffle Pancakes Recipe. For a truly noteworthy beginning to Christmas Day, or a holiday brunch worth savouring, celebrate with […]

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