The Australian Women’s Weekly FOOD magazine is all about food; how to create, make, bake and cook it. With masses of tips, hints, and useful ‘how-to’ pictures and videos, FOOD helps readers to cook with confidence.
Welcome • ISSUE No. 88
in the kitchen • GREAT Cooking STARTS HERE
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Christmas express • Enjoy a stress-free Christmas with these budget-friendly recipes that you can whip up in under an hour.
Green vegie sidekicks • These star sides will have you going back for seconds and thirds.
Christmas morning brunch platter • Start the day with crusty bread and a delightful selection of fresh produce.
Dive in for duck • Duck isn’t as difficult to prepare as you might think. Follow our guides to easily make these duck recipes at home
The classic Christmas turkey • On a traditional festive table, a majestic whole turkey takes pride of place, and our version is served with stuffing and baby apples.
TIPS FOR A PERFECT TURKEY
BEAUTIFUL fresh seafood • This big, bold and beautiful seafood platter is an easy crowd-pleaser. Serve with lemon wedges, finger bowls and hand towels and let guests help themselves.
Prawn to be wild • There’s a flavour variation for everyone.
Orange & spiced soy glazed ham with roasted plums • Create a stunning centrepiece with this glorious glazed ham, the perfect solution for feeding a crowd.
Bush flavours • Bring a little Aussie twist to classic Christmas mains with native ingredients
Sensational salads • Turn over a new leaf and get creative with salads that are big on flavour, colour and crunch.
Simple summer dinners • Whip these dinner recipes up in under an hour, and make the most of those blissful summer evenings.
Sugar-free sauces • In the quest for better health, we’ve created a sugar-free version for four popular pantry sauces.
The whole hog • A suckling pig is the king of barbecuing projects – large and spectacular-looking, this delicious cooked meat calls for a special occasion.
Cheers to the New Year • Throw a party with these crowd-pleasing canapes for your New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Drinks to celebrate • Toast the season with cider, wine and spirit-based tipples.
Decadent desserts • Christmas is the time to really go all out. These beautiful desserts are deceptively simple to make.
cooking class • With sweet meringue, luscious filling and juicy fresh fruit, it’s no wonder the Aussie pav is a much-requested Christmas favourite.
cooking class • Get creative with a centrepiece that’s as tasty as it is adorable. Little ones will enjoy choosing the sweet treats to hide inside.
Edible gifts • Homemade Christmas gifts are a thoughtful and unique way to show someone you care.
cooking class • Fruit mince slice is seen as a little ‘fuddy duddy’ but given a fun, fresh, modern look and taste, it’s perfect for gifting or afternoon tea.
cooking class • Make this classic Christmas dessert for those with gluten-free dietary requirements. It’s so easy with our step-by-step guide.
4 ways with DESSERT SAUCES • Make your celebration desserts sing with these sweet sauces. They’re quick and easy to whip up and are sure to impress your guests.
cake of the month • Nothing says Christmas more than a traditional fruit cake, and this festive treat is as easy as boil, process and bake.
JOYFUL MENUS • We’ve put together a selection of dishes to make your day even easier.
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