Food & Wine

Taste.com.au December 2019

From Australia’s favourite food and lifestyle website comes an exciting food experience – Taste.com.au magazine. The magazine brings to life all-new and exclusive recipes that are a joy to make and eat, whether you're after a quick and easy midweek meal, a healthy lunch or something decadently indulgent. Plus, each month the magazine features some of Australia's favourite foodies including Matt Preston, Manu Feildel and Marion Grasby, showcasing irresistible new recipes and ideas from their kitchens. Here comes food like you’ve never seen it before. With food beautifully heroed on high-impact pages, you can almost taste it. Plus, as you read the magazine, enticing extras are always at your fingertips, a simple click away, bringing the pages of the magazine to life.The new Taste.com.au magazine digital edition is now available to download! Select the single issue or subscribe today.

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in this issue

1 min.
christmas crazy

The faster the world spins, the more I relish Christmas. The weather’s warm. The fruit is fresh. Who needs a white Christmas when you can spend the day in your swimmers instead? This year on taste.com.au we saw festive recipes surge in interest much earlier than before — in August! I’m not alone in looking forward to so obviously enjoying life, food and good times with the people I love. For me, it’s all about recipes that help me wake up on Christmas Day feeling ready, relaxed and proud of what I’m putting on the table. I’m captivated by Cheat’s Christmas (p86), packed with hacks and food so good you’ll be fighting over leftovers on Boxing Day. Last year our family was split between three continents. This year my daughter is home and…

3 min.
keep in touch

DIVIDE AND CONQUER REPORTING FOR DOUBLE DUTY … BLEND OR JUICE WITH THIS ULTRA-EFFICIENT BLUICER AND CREATE SMOOTHIES, COCKTAILS AND MORE. BREVILLE THE 3X BLUICER™ PRO (BJB815BSS), $649. Shown here and on the previous page. A delicious cocktail, frappe or smoothie is yours with this mighty blender juicer. It features a wide chute bowl and Kinetix contoured blade to juice even the firmest of fruit. This all-in-one bluicer can blend, juice or ‘bluice’ with its Cold Spin Technology, five one-touch programs and 10 speed controls. So whether you’re after a slushie or a cocktail, it’s at your fingertips with this pro. BLOOD ORANGE, WATERMELON AND RUBY RED GRAPEFRUIT REFRESHER Be ready for summer entertaining no matter the guest list. Whether it’s a pre-dinner frozen cocktail loaded with crushed berries and rosé or a lush mix of…

3 min.
cook the cover

“December is about those treats you have once a year, so we’ve turned white Christmas into a bowl filled with cheesecake! Make the bowl up to four days ahead.” Michelle Southan let’s go! white christmas cheesecake bliss bowl serves 4 | prep 20 mins (+ 6 hours chilling) | cooking 20 mins 70g (2 cups) Kellogg’s Rice Bubbles45g ( 1 /2 cup) desiccated coconut40g ( 1 /4 cup) dried cranberries, chopped40g ( 1 /4 cup) pistachios kernels, coarsely chopped10g freeze-dried strawberries, coarsely chopped2 tbs icing sugar mixture250g good-quality white chocolate, chopped100g dark choc melts50g white choc melts14 Lindt Lindor White Chocolate ballsChocolate-dipped pretzel stars, to decorate1 fresh or maraschino cherry vanilla cheesecake 250g pkt cream cheese, at room temperature, chopped70g ( 1 /3 cup) caster sugar125ml ( 1 /2 cup) thickened cream2 tsp vanilla extract2 tbs…

1 min.
season’s eatings

Michelle Southan, food director: Family favourites “If the fam is descending on your place this year, just breathe and set to work on this spectacular spread of classics with a twist. They’re going to love it!” Miranda Payne, food editor: Vegetarian “Packed with a rainbow of fruit and veg, this combo means vegetarians will have a festive feast too. You can even make the menu vegan by following our recipe tips.” Chrissy Freer, nutrition editor: Gluten free “The clever use of fresh, fragrant herbs and spices makes these dishes very merry indeed, whether you’re trying to avoid certain ingredients or not.”…

1 min.
cook the cover & win

"I'm on the search for a star who can shape a sturdy crackle bowl, lightly caramelise the meringue and create a super stack of Lindor balls." matt preston CELEBRITY JUDGE transform the kitchen into your favourite ice-cream shop with the Breville Smart Scoop! It is the first ice-cream maker to automatically sense the hardness of the mixture based on your selection from 12 settings, including sorbet, frozen yoghurt, gelato and ice-cream. It will also keep your frozen flavours perfectly churned and chilled for up to three hours, and it'll beep to tell you when to add your ice-cream extras like chocolate chips, fruit or honeycomb. Make our white Christmas cheesecake bliss bowl, send us a pic and you could win this awesome summer holiday appliance! SEND IN YOUR ENTRIES BY 29 DECEMBER Terms and…

1 min.
you said it...

Eton mess raspberry swirl cheesecake The sweet berry swirl will keep you coming back for more. “Yum! Made this for Christmas. Pretty easy recipe and really tasty. A big hit with my family!” @LG22 “Easy and delicious. I used chopped fresh raspberries instead of frozen. I was pleasantly surprised that the sponge base didn’t go soggy.” @NSTEWART Healthier Mexican haloumi salad This super simple dish is loaded with better-for-you ingredients. “Flavoursome and fresh. Highly recommend!” @AMBERJUDD “Easy to throw together! Delicious and fresh.” @SHERRIGILCHRIST “Great for leftovers the next day – wrap in a tortilla with grated cheese. Great for teenage boys.” @QUEENM Maple mustard pork belly The hard part is waiting for the crackling to be ready… “The pork belly was really juicy and tender. The maple and mustard topping on the crackling was exceptionally good.” @MJS88 “So easy and delicious!…