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    Default Christmas Lunch Ideas

    Awesome ideas!
    Elijahs Mum all that seafood made my mouth water. Yum! I'm thinking prawns with something for an appetiser.

    Antipasto platter is a great idea too, I think I'll do that for when my family pop in to open presents before going to their Christmas lunch elsewhere.

    I think I'm going to try something like this for dessert.

    http://m.coles.com.au/mt/un.recipes....ct=un_jtt_iosV

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    Quote Originally Posted by crankyoldcow View Post
    Something a little different I like to do is a frozen plum pudding - basically a homemade icecream with fruit soaked in alcohol and chocolate - so yummy.
    This sounds delicious. I don't have an ice cream maker, maybe I could use normal ice cream and just let it melt a little.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louise41 View Post
    we are having prawns and baked ham

    crunchy noodle salad
    caesar salad
    potato salad

    then fresh fruit platter
    trifles
    mini pavs for those who dont like trifle ( me )
    Do you bake your own ham or buy it? I've never been game to make cook the ham myself!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheekychook View Post
    Do you bake your own ham or buy it? I've never been game to make cook the ham myself!

    i buy it then glaze it and cook( well really just heat it as they are already smoked prior to buying it) on bbq... this year im making a maple glaze its divine

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheekychook View Post
    Awesome ideas!
    Elijahs Mum all that seafood made my mouth water. Yum! I'm thinking prawns with something for an appetiser.

    Antipasto platter is a great idea too, I think I'll do that for when my family pop in to open presents before going to their Christmas lunch elsewhere.

    I think I'm going to try something like this for dessert.

    http://m.coles.com.au/mt/un.recipes....ct=un_jtt_iosV
    I do a similar layered pav but put melted toblerone spread over each layer and makes it extra yummy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    I do a similar layered pav but put melted toblerone spread over each layer and makes it extra yummy
    Omg yuuuum!!! I'll be doing that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    I do a similar layered pav but put melted toblerone spread over each layer and makes it extra yummy
    And now I want Toblerone! Darn you!

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    I do this as a dessert. Sometimes I cheat and buy the chocolate cake already made as well. It's really simple and yummy. http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/2616...ice+cream+cake

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    H there, ours is semi-intimate at our place this year (can't wait)- 7 adults, 3 children. Here is our menu:
    1. finger foods during present opening/drinks: cheese platter, caviar and egg tart with dill, oysters with eschallot vinaigrette.
    2. sit down lunch with buffet food table: fresh cut xmas ham, traditional potato salad, baked salmon fillet served cold with watercress salad and pesto on top, prawns with pink sauce on finely chopped iceberg lettuce, beef chippolatas, green beans topped with toasted almond pieces, spatchcock on bbq.
    3. dessert: pudding with brandy butter and cream, icecream cones for kids, and I always make a big glass bowl of tiramisu- refreshing.


 

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