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A delicious NEW PAIRING • Master the art of food-and-wine pairing with our selection of curated cases from the expert team at Qantas Wine. With wines designed to match perfectly with the recipes in this issue, it’s never been easier to put on a spread for your nearest and dearest. Choose from award-winning wines, premium cases and selected Australian drops, and entertain effortlessly.
IN SEASON • Having just opened a new neighbourhood restaurant in Sydney, veteran chef Phil Wood serves up a festive spread packed with recipes that make the most of sumptuous summer produce.
Christmas GIFT GUIDE • We’ve made a wish list and checked it twice. From shiny new appliances to trinkets and ethical treats, these festive gifts will surprise and delight. Now that’s a wrap!
FOOD • Here’s some food for thought. These festive gifts prove that the way to the heart is truly through the stomach.
INTERIORS • Home for the holidays? Deck the halls with these beautiful buys for the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and beyond.
TRAVEL • From weekends away to overseas trips, there’s happy holidays ahead. Set your fave nomad off on the road again with these intrepid finds.
DRINKS • Drink and be merry! Get the discerning sippers in your life into the Christmas spirit with these gifts.
SUSTAINABLE • Give a gift that keeps on giving with thoughtful presents that are sustainably made, ethically minded and support local business.
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WHAT’S THE PERFECT PAIR FOR PAV? • Our critic and comic share their matches for that most nostalgic of festive desserts – pavlova. Mike Bennie goes for fresh, floral and fizzy, while Merrick Watts shakes up a retro ’90s cocktail.
FESTIVE FEASTING • Yotam Ottolenghi has the ultimate spread for the season’s entertaining – all you need to add is a side of Christmas cheer.
THE CHEF AND THE BUTCHER • Step aside ham, Colin Fassnidge and Anthony Puharich are serving duck this Christmas, and they think you should give it a quack, too.
MAKE IT DELICIOUS THIS CHRISTMAS • Subscribe for yourself or give a gift this Christmas and receive a bonus copy of our new Christmas cookbook! Get a year of delicious. delivered for just $79.99
CREAM OF THE CROP • If there was ever a time to indulge, the festive season is it, so Ellie and Sam Studd will be serving a dreamy fresh cheese. Add a glass of bubbles, and the party’s getting started.
I LOVE… A HAPPY FEAST! • Matt Preston shares his top tips to help you get every element of your Christmas meal spot on.
HOMEMADE Gifting • Get the preserving jars ready – Alex Elliott-Howery and Jaimee Edwards of Cornersmith share recipes for pickles, shrubs, puddings and more that will give your festive season a personal touch. Whip up a big batch and share with the people you love.
HOOK, LINE & SINKER • This Vigilia di Natale, or Christmas Eve, Silvia Colloca will be serving a seafood menu inspired by the southern Italian ‘feast of the seven fishes’, starring some very Australian ingredients.
Summer Lovin’ • With recipes ready to serve alongside barbecued feasts, sparkling seafood and more, Georgie Esdaile is revolutionising the summer salad, pairing sweet, juicy fruit with classic savoury...