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How To Have A Northern Christmas In The Australian Summer

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas this year but are staying in Oz, there are ways you can fake it just for one day! From turning up the air con so that you can don a Christmas jumper and snuggle up with a loved one, to fake snow, we’ve got the solutions. Then, when you’ve had your cold Christmas fix, you can return to our beautifully warm weather, throw on your shorts and thongs and fire up your BBQ!

Posted to on 12 December 2014 | with 4 comments
The Very Best Roasted Chestnuts

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire...” The smell of chestnuts roasting - whether over a fire or, more likely, in the oven - evokes so many Christmas memories. Rich, sweet and tender, you can’t beat freshly roasted chestnuts and it is so easy to do. Follow our simple steps for a wonderful festive snack or to make a key ingredient in your stuffing or side dish.

Posted to on 12 December 2014 | with 0 comments
Top Christmas Baking Recipes

At Christmas, indulgence is almost obligatory and it’s always great to have a selection of festive cakes and biscuits on hand for unexpected visitors, carol singers, hungry kids and to treat ourselves! Our two recipes will appeal to all ages and will bring a little festive cheer into your household this Christmas.

Posted to on 04 December 2014 | with 0 comments
Top Tips To Cooking The Christmas Day Turkey On The BBQ

Planning on a traditional turkey this Christmas but can’t bear the thought of slaving away in a hot kitchen? The ideal solution is to grill it on your BBQ. It’s quick (yes, really!), easy and results in the perfect combination of succulent, tender, juicy meat and crisp and golden skin. Delicious!

Posted to on 01 December 2014 | with 0 comments