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5 Festive Dishes to Serve this Christmas Aside from Turkey

Make Christmas Entertaining a Breeze

If you’re putting together a last minute Christmas entertaining menu, we’ve got you covered with these 5 simple options. From roast duck to traditional ham, oysters and a cheese platter – Christmas has never looked tastier!

Roast Duck Morello – Barossa Fine Foods
One of the Market’s newest traders, Barossa Fine Foods, is proving it’s got more than enough to keep your guests satisfied this festive season with a great selection of pre-cooked easy to prepare meats. We just love the boneless roast duck morello featuring a chicken centre, stuffed with bacon, leeks, morello cherries, sage and oregano – delish! Adopting the simple ‘heat and eat’ method, your roast duck is a dream to prepare – just whack it in the oven for around 20 minutes and you’re good to go!

Turducken – John Cester’s
A favourite amongst Market customers, John Cester’s turducken combines turkey, duck and chicken into a mouth-watering roll layered with homemade stuffing. It’s available in three different sizes to suit your party, and can feed up to 16 people! Plus, all the birds used in the turducken are certified free range, so you know you’re getting only the best in quality poultry. John Cester’s also has a great selection of condiments to accompany, including homemade cranberry sauce, apple sauce and the mouth-watering turkey gravy.

Ham – Hagen’s Organics
Keep Christmas entertaining traditional with a succulent Berkshire ham from Hagen’s Organics. Raised free range in line with organic farming principles, only the best will do here. Think tender, juicy ham that’s guaranteed to impress your guests. And if you’re looking for a standout recipe to knock your family’s socks off, check out Hagen’s very own recipe for honey mustard glazed ham here.

Cheese Platter – Maker & Monger
Nothing quite says Christmas indulgence like a gourmet cheese platter and if you’re looking for some of the best cheeses around, you’ll find them at Maker & Monger under the selective eye of cheesemonger Anthony Femia. From the delicious Colston Bassett Stilton airfreighted from Neil’s Yard Dairy and exclusive to Maker & Monger to a wedge of the Jean Grogne Triple cream, you’ll find everything you need when it comes to cheese, including the accompaniments!

Oysters – Prahran Seafoods
A summer Christmas feast isn’t complete unless there’s seafood, and what better way to reign supreme than with a gigantic plate of fresh oysters? Head over to the Prahran Seafoods’ oyster bar and pick up a selection of freshly shucked oysters. Whether you’re after fresh or lightly flavoured, they’ve got them ready for the taking, so make sure you pick up a couple for yourself too. You’re welcome.

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