Christmas is a great time of year for a lot of reasons, but there are two that stand out to us:
1) Seeing your family
2) Eating delicious food.
If you’re in charge of cooking a roast dinner, mastering the BBQ or you just need something to take to a potluck, we’ve put together some of our favourite recipes that will get you through the festive season.
Wine infused mussels
Make the most of fresh mussels by whipping together this easy dish that takes less than 30 minutes to make. Perfect as an alternative at a BBQ or for Christmas.
BBQ grilled corn
Take corn on the cob to the next level with this simple BBQ recipe that infuses your corn with a smokey BBQ flavour.
Gingerbread cookies are a Christmas staple. Dust off your baking tray and whip up these easy cookies that taste delish!
Roast chicken herb rub
Roast chicken is a classic dinner. Spice up chicken with this easy homemade rub that will give your roast some added flavour.
Mini beet burgers
With Parmesan crusted beetroot slices in place of a burger bun, these make for a colourful and healthy snack or appetiser.
Meat or vegetarian skewers
Love a BBQ skewer but not always what is on them? We have recipes that both meat eaters and vegetarians will enjoy. Plus try this homemade honey sesame sauce.
Spinach, chicken & pomegranate salad
Have some leftover chicken? Don’t let it go to waste, grab some spinach and whip together this quick and easy salad.
Beetroot, prawn and farro salad
If you’re a beetroot or prawn fan you cannot go past this recipe for a delicious healthy salad at lunch, brunch or dinner. Make a large dish for the summer barbecue table and enjoy with your favourite barbecued foods, and of course your favourite summer drink.
We love a classic kiwi pavlova. Instead of buying the bases this year, try your hand at making your own meringue base with this easy recipe.
Tis the season for asparagus. Don’t have yet another bowl of lifeless boiled asparagus, make use of the BBQ and whip together this easy recipe that will add a little crunch.
Quick pesto dip
Dips are a must have at any BBQ. Whip together this homemade pesto and serve with crusted bread, crackers or veggie sticks.
Written by Billie Turei
An environmental goddess who loves to spend her weekends drinking wine and perfecting her Master Chef skills, this little foodie can callback any 90’s hip-hop jam and obscure pop-culture references. You’ll usually find Billie eating Thai food and heading off for impromptu road-trips with her squad.
Favourite food to cure a hangover: Hash browns. All of them.