Xmas prawn cocktail

Xmas Prawn Cocktail

Our fresh Xmas take on the classic prawn cocktail. These little gem lettuce cups filled with a delicious, mayo, avocado, herby prawn cocktail. A simple but sure to impress the whole family!

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Summer Roast Chicken

A whole roast chicken with herbs on wooden board.

Making the perfect roast chicken is easier than it sounds, and this recipe is a guaranteed winner. Flavoured butter nestled under the chicken skins packs in lots of flavours and results in a juicy bird.

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Classic Christmas Turkey

Classic Christmas Turkey A classic Christmas Turkey recipe with a pecan and cranberry stuffing… Remember, a good stuffing can really make your Christmas turkey special – and this is a really good one! Remember to glaze your turkey often to keep it super-moist. 1 x size 5 turkey 30g butter 1 onion, finely chopped 1…

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Roast turkey with pork, sage & onion stuffing

We love how a Kiwi festive season is all about the presents, pohutukawa trees and perfect weather, but also the fabulous food. Our advice? Pour yourself a bubbles, chuck the turkey on and have lots of nana naps. Roast Turkey with Pork, sage and onion stuffing. This is the real deal but with an avocado…

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Simple Simon Christmas Salmon

What could be more Kiwi than a side of salmon cooked on the barbecue this Christmas? Simple, quick and very, very tasty, the Greek yoghurt and dukkah cut through the richness of the salmon to create a festive delight of a dish.

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Otaika Valley Merry Christmas Eggs

We don’t often have eggnog in this part of the world, but it’s really quite easy and an excellent way to use up egg yolks after making a pavlova with egg whites. Add a festive feel to your New Year with this special rum and cream concoction. But do be sure to keep your eggnog…

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Christmas Salad

Christmas Salad Fresh Ideas recipies

This super summer salad will make sure you enjoy a sociable, foodie and very berry Christmas! You just can’t beat a green and red salad on the Christmas table and this will wow everyone including Santa! For a fresh and tasty festive salad to share with friends and family, just follow this simple recipe, which…

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Golden Glazed Ham

Golden Glazed Ham Fresh ideas

Here is a gorgeous Golden Glazed Ham recipe to whet your appetite for the mid winter Christmas season.  Golden glazed ham is mouth-wateringly delicious and just right for NZ’s love of good food. Glazed Ham is so famous in USA, it’s got its own Day: 15th April. This ham recipe is simple with just four ingredients!

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Scottish shortbread

A few white petticoat tails shortbread on green napkin.

This Scottish shortbread recipe is a family institution. It is sublimely buttery and perfectly crumbly. Traditional, handmade shortbread biscuits? Bliss! Every Christmas, we bake batches of these, put in a tissue-lined tin and give away to friends and family. It's the Scottish way.

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