Full menu: Ruth Pretty’s traditional Christmas feast


Eat, drink and be merry with this show-stopping, fuss-free feast designed to delight family and friends.

Words & recipe: Ruth Pretty  Styling & photos: Carolyn Robertson

ON THE MENU

A Pretty Prosecco Cocktail
Diana’s Cheese Puffs
Warm Potato & Pea Salad
Eat-Your-Heart-Out Quinoa Salad
Roast Salmon with Caramelized Balsamic Onions & Citrus Crème Fraiche
Honey & Whiskey-Glazed Ham on the Bone
Mango & Ginger Syllabub with Ginger Cookie Crumble
Boxing Day Ham Sliders


A Pretty Prosecco Cocktail

You’ll be the toast of the town with this pretty and pink cocktail.

Full recipe here.


Diana’s Cheese Puffs

These savoury puffs are frozen before baked — a fool-proof party snack with minimal prep time.

Full recipe here.


Warm Potato & Pea Salad

This fresh spin on potato salad will brighten any meal.

Full recipe here.


Eat-Your-Heart-Out Quinoa Salad

Keep Christmas fresh with this nutrient-packed, flavourful quinoa salad.

Full recipe here.


Roast Salmon with Caramelized Balsamic Onions & Citrus Crème Fraiche

Flaky salmon over rich caramelized onions is a guaranteed Christmas show-stopper.

Full recipe here.


Honey & Whiskey-Glazed Ham on the Bone

Be merry with this show-stopping ham designed to delight (and satiate) family and friends.

Full recipe here.


Mango & Ginger Syllabub with Ginger Cookie Crumble

This mango-flavoured pudding is as festive as it is fresh.

Full recipe here.


Boxing Day Ham Sliders

Make the most of Christmas leftovers with these easy-to-make ham sliders.

Full recipe here.

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