Seafood isn't off the menu if you're watching your budget. By simply swapping the classic whole side of salmon for smaller pieces, this delicious starter is an impressive and easy-to-do dish for Christmas Day. Get the recipe here.
Celebrate in style with oysters, king prawns and smoked salmon served with your own Romesco seafood sauce, prosciutto, breadcrumbs and chilli mango salsa. Get the recipe here.
3. Layered dip
Pass a corn-chip stat! Full of fresh, zingy flavour and deliciously creamy avocados, this dip is ideal for entertaining in summer. Get the recipe here.
Elevate crowd-favourite meatballs to cocktail-party level by tossing through a glossy cranberry sauce and serving skewered with creamy brie, fresh parsley and succulent bacon. Pair with a negroni for a jolly holiday winner! Click here for the recipe.
Jazz up your finger food with star-shaped sourdough toasts made with cookie cutters. These cuties will disappear fast! Click here for the recipe.
It only takes 15 minutes max to prepare this bright and beautiful salad. Get the recipe here.
The easiest salad you'll make – and a crowd pleaser! Get the recipe here.
Combine sweet fruit with salty cheese for a flavour journey across the world. Get the recipe here.
A duo of spuds with crisp cured ham and creamy aioli – prepare to serve up seconds! Get the recipe here.
Adorned with a bouquet of bay leaves, rosemary and sage, this quince-glazed ham will take centre stage. Get the recipe here.
Choose a pan that will take your roast from oven to table. It's quick and easy and means less dirty dishes. Get the recipe here.
This pork special by Fast Ed is all set to be your go-to recipe for Christmas. With a sprinkle of salt and a drizzle of olive oil you'll have gorgeous crispy crackling in no time at all. Get the recipe here.
With its crispy top and creamy base, this is the perfect balance of cheese and herb flavours. Get the recipe here.
It only takes 15 minutes of preparation to create layers and layers of delicious goodness! Get the recipe here.
Sticky roasted pumpkin is a side that takes centre stage! The honey-mustard glaze teams with crunchy hazelnuts and tart craisins for a fab flavour combo. PS, you can also use flaked or slivered almonds, or pepitas. Get the recipe here.
EASY CHRISTMAS DESSERT RECIPES
With a distinctly adult twist, this trifle includes fruit, cream and lashings of liqueur. Get the recipe here.
17. Cheat's pavlova
With minimal effort, you'll get maximum impact using a store-bought pavlova base. The secret to this recipe is all about creating a show-stopping top! Get the recipe here.
Just mix store-bought ice-cream with nuts and berries, sandwich between packet bikkies and decorate with lollies. Yum! Get the recipe here.
Divinely decadent, this Weiss Bar-inspired cake uses mango sorbet and macadamia ice cream – made by you – topped with Rafaello balls. Wow! The best part is this recipe can be made ahead, making it the perfect no-fuss dessert. Get the recipe here.
20. Rudolph cupcakes
Keep the kids happy with these fun chocolate-y treats. Get the recipe here.
22. Easy rocky road
Take the highway to heaven with this fabulous medley of chewy, chocolatey, crunchy goodness. In this easy recipe, we've opted for coffee biscuits, pink and white marshmallows, red glace cherries, halved and roasted hazelnuts – but you can switch it up to suit your family's tastebuds. Get the recipe here.
Fast Ed's new take on cherry ice cream which is way easier to make than you might think. Served in waffle cones with hazelnuts, coconut and dark chocolate, you’ll want to make this sweet treat all summer long. Get the recipe here.
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