A warm or cold sauce thickened with bread. It is a savoury sauce served with a main meal.
Rabanadas differ from French toast in several ways (though both are a great way to use up stale bread). Rabanadas are commonly enjoyed as a dessert or afternoon treat, rather than as a breakfast food. The bread is soaked in milk and/or wine, dipped in egg, and then deep-fried in oil.
With a crisp meringue outside and a soft marshmallow inside, pavlova is an iconic Aussie favourite. In this recipe we have upped the ante with the inclusion of coconut.
Fresh cherries are added to this muffin mix then topped after baking with a creamy icing and decorated with glaced cherries.
What nicer way to display the red, green and gold colours of Xmas than in a tasty loaf of bread. This easy-to-make baking powder bread goes from start to finish in under an hour. The sun-dried tomatoes and finely chopped spring onions sprinkled throughout give it a festive appearance, making it perfect on the Xmas table.
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A traditional poppy seed-based dessert from Central Europe. It is most notable in Silesia, where it is served almost exclusively on Christmas Eve (and perhaps on the following days, as long as the supply prepared for Christmas lasts).
A Slavic Christmas concoction of poppy seeds, honey, wheat, nuts and fruit was consumed on the longest night of the year, during a ritual to remember family ancestors. The dish has survived for millennia and has been adopted as part of the Christian Christmas Eve tradition.
These sweet breads are eaten at Christmas in Greece. Zakynthian Christopsomo or Christmas bread has been compared to the Italian “panettone”, which it also resembles in appearance. The Ithacan kouloura is made of the same dough but in the shape of a large ring.
No matter what time of year, it’s never too early to start planning your Christmas recipes. Perhaps you want to try something new, or maybe you’re spending it at someone else’s home and have been asked to bring a plate of something, but what? Starting to feel the onset of Christmas dinner panic?