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8 easy and tasty Christmas recipes.

 

These Christmas recipes are big on taste and small on stress. Whether you’re planning a traditional European-style feast with all the trimmings or a summery Aussie spread you’ll find a delicious dish here that will add to the day.

We’re keeping our cool at my house, so the prawn and the potato salads are top of my list.

Have a brilliant Chrissie!

1. Tiger Prawn Salad with Lime and Coriander

Prawns are a must-have on our Christmas table – I’m keen to try this twist on the classic.

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2. Beetroot & chive gravlax

Gravlax is a Scandinavian way of preserving fish. It’s not unlike smoked salmon in texture and carries a delicate flavour of beetroot and chive. It also turns the edge of the salmon a lovely gentle pink. It takes only 48 hours and is worth the wait. As long as you use very fresh salmon, it will taste great.

Get the recipe here. 

3. Baked honey glazed ham

Ham on the bone always says Christmas to me … and weeks of leftovers afterwards.

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4. Oysters in champagne sauce

This is a luxe way to serve oysters as a Christmas treat.

Get the recipe here. 

5. Loaded potato salad with bacon

Mmmmmmm … potato salad … with BACON.

Get the recipe here.

6. The perfect Christmas turkey

Don’t be nervous about cooking this traditional dish. Here’s how to serve the perfect bird.

Get the recipe here 

7. Blueberry pavlova

Pavlova is easy and kind of foolproof. It’s also classically Australian so enjoy…

Get the recipe here. 

8. Traditional spiced mulled wine

This is the perfect drink for Christmas eve.

Get the recipe here. 

This post was originally published on iVillage.com.u. Need more festive inspiration? Try these…

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What are you cooking this Christmas?
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