Use this checklist of courses and ideas if you need to know how to plan your Christmas menu. This helpful list includes plenty of great ideas for an Australian Christmas.
As we creep closer and closer to Christmas it’s now the time to start your planning and preparation for the big day. Especially when it comes to the food, since Christmas Day in most households is usually planned around the food. No matter how many people you’re hosting, ensuring your Christmas menu is planned and ready to go will make your day a lot easier.
When you’re planning your menu, think about each of these categories and how much food you'll need for each of them.
Some small bites and finger foods will keep your guests entertained before the main event. It’s best to have these made ahead so you can focus on the mains.
Starters or entrees
Entrees can be easy if they're made ahead, and these recipes work well for a hot Aussie Christmas:
Traditional Christmas feasts feature turkey and ham, but why not try one of these festive options:
When you’re serving up mains, at least a couple of sides are essential. Try mixing up these classic and modern sides:
Make the most of our gorgeous selection of Australian summer produce with these salad ideas:
Make your job as a host easier by making a big bowl of punch with summer fruits or jugs of easy cocktails for a crowd.
If you’re looking for Christmas recipe inspiration, below includes an array of easy and delicious festive recipes perfect for Christmas Day.