MY CHRISTMAS BAG
To take the stress out of Christmas, Nadia Lim has designed a three-course Christmas dinner menu to feed seven to nine people. All for only $289 and delivered free to your door.
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Christmas Recipe of the Day
Festive Fare: Fresh Cherry And Chocolate Shortcake
To make the base, place the flour, butter and icing sugar in a food processor, then pulse until the mixture becomes like fine crumbs. Add the yolks and vanilla and pulse until the pastry forms a ball. Place on a floured bench and knead lightly for a few seconds until smooth. ; Rest it for...Lauraine Jacobs2
BBQ scallops with green chilli nahm jim and herb salad
In a mortar and pestle pound galangal and ginger to a fine paste. Add coriander root and garlic and pound until smooth then...
Grilled bacon, garlic & parmesan mussels
These delicious plump morsels make an economical starter or light platter that can be made in advance, and placed under the...
Squid with chorizo, rosemary and preserved lemon
Heat a pan and when hot, add the oil and slices of chorizo. Fry for 2-3 minutes, tossing occasionally until crispy, set aside....
Pancetta-wrapped prawns with caper aioli and lemon
Season the prawns with black pepper. Tear each slice of pancetta lengthwise and wrap around each prawn. ; Heat a frypan or...
Thai barbecue squid, chilli lime sauce and cucumber
A fresh, hot and incredibly simple dinner for two.
Barbecue prawn skewers with chilli lime
A great summer starter, it's a good idea to marinate the prawns the day before.
Grant Allen's Christmas
Grant Allen is one of our weekly contributors through his column in the Herald on Sunday. We asked Grant what he's up to for Christmas, including what's on the menu. "I think Christmas Day is going to be quite low key this year. I'm going down to home town Christchurch to spend the day with my parents and family. As quite a few of them are traveling, I have suggested to my mother that everyone should have a day off and we go out for lunch.read more