Christmas in Oz is one of spiced fruit puddings, fresh prawns and hearty roasts, plus a cider-baked ham if you're into that! Here's our pick of festive recipes – some naughty, all nice.
The gingerbread by itself is heaven but combined with the crimson glossy pears is guaranteed to make you and your guests weak at the knees.
Vermouth is enjoying a bit of a renaissance, and this summery spritz plays on the natural sweetness of the fortified wine.
Christmas isn't all about ham - sideline it this year for this Italian-style fall-off-the-bone lamb roast, served with crisp, bitter greens.
This show-stopper chocolate cake can be prepared a day in advance although you may need to remove a shelf from your refrigerator to make enough room!
The buttermilk in conjunction with the bicarbonate of soda helps to give these scones an extra lift.
Beetroot (beets) and chocolate are great partners. These brownies have a real decadence about them, with a great fudgy texture grounded by the earthy flavour of...
Toasting and grinding the whole natural almonds gives these cookies an added dimension.
These delicious little morsels are reminiscent of halva, but without the sugar.
The mellow and warm comforting flavour of brown butter works beautifully with pecans in this easy melt ’n’ mix shortbread.
Almond bread requires two rounds of cooking, so turn off your oven while the bread cools after the first bake. This super crunchy almond bread makes a great...
There's something about the texture of polenta that I find addictive. I like cutting these shortbreads into flower shapes, but you can use any cutters you have...
Step aside chips and dip - this is a lovely light entree to pass around with drinks.
Nothing screams festive season like a trifle, layered with all the colours of the season. No need to stick to the fruits in this recipe - let your latest produce...
Shaking up this traditional English dessert are flavours from Turkey and Australia - say goodbye to your grandma's recipe. #BringBackTheClassics