All things festive aside, how good is the food you get to eat on Christmas Day? We cannot wait for the Christmas smorgasbord that is about to come our way.
Here’s a list of the Top 12 almost-traditional dishes that we’ll be enjoying this Christmas.
Because we couldn’t start our 12 Dishes of Christmas without the humble Christmas turkey, we are going to elevate our turkey game by eating the famous cordon bleu – veal stuffed with turkey breast and cheese.
Get cordon bleu here: Kirribilli Meat & Schnitzel Kitchen
We’re here to tell you that we have reached a ruling on the famous Christmas debate of meat vs seafood: have both.
Get wild Australian prawns here: Fish’s Seafood Market
Can’t get your hands on a turkey? Chicken will always be waiting for you. Why don’t you spice things up and get a Portuguese chicken this Christmas?
Get a whole Portuguese flat chicken here: Gloria’s Portuguese Cuisine and Tapas
Lamb chops are a great sharing food, there’s no better day to enjoy them than with your family and friends.
Get Greek style lamb here: Greek Feast, Bondi
Grilled Australian snapper
Grilled Australian snapper is always going to be a crowd pleaser. It’s essential for any Christmas meal.
Get grilled Australian snapper here: Mortlake Ocean Food
Get some pork on your fork this Christmas. But don’t stop at just the pork, dive in to all the trimmings, like roast tatters, gravy and apple sauce.
Get pork here: Hog’s Breath Cafe, Eaton
Pear and blue cheese salad
Look, salad will always haunt you, so this Christmas, why don’t you get one that you will actually enjoy (that ticks all the boxes when it comes to your daily fruit and vegetable intake)?
Get a delicious salad here: HIll’s Gourmet Pizza
Asian chicken salad
One more salad, just ‘cause you have you show your grandma you look after yourself. Asian salads are arguably the most enjoyable salads because they are basically flavour city.
Get an Asian salad here: Chilli Jam Thai
Pav is an evergreen Christmas dish – it’s the perfect way to end a meal.
Get a delicious pavlova here: GJ’s Takeaway Cafe
And you thought this list wouldn’t include pizza! Sorry, we had no choice, we were just too excited to dig in to a lamington pizza this year.
Get a lamington pizza here: Luigi’s Pizza Bar, North Ryde, NSW
There’s no way you’ll be able to say ‘no’ to a cheese board, no matter how much you’ve eaten for mains.
Get an Australian cheese platter here: Salt, Meats, Cheese
If you’ve been keeping count, then there is one more to go. So, for number 12… YOU DECIDE!