Long before turkey became a Christmas dinner institution, there was baked ham. The ham can be prepared for glazing the day before, then covered and refrigerated.
Poached chicken served with a variety of fruits and vegetables and a tangy curry dressing makes a unique salad to serve to company.
Lemon zest and crushed cardamom seeds add a lovely flavour to marinated, grilled chicken kebabs, threaded with juicy chunks of fresh pineapple and grape tomatoes and served with crunchy pita crisps. These are also great done on the barbecue.
Wake up your tastebuds with a zingy, zesty pineapple salsa – the perfect accompaniment to grilled chicken. Add a glass of chilled white wine for an ideal summer meal.
Serve luscious pineapple and you reap the advantages of vitamin C, potassium and manganese, a mineral that helps build strong bones.
Tender and delicious kebabs. Easy to make and great for a quick summer barbecue. You can use the marinade to baste these kebabs while they're on the barbecue.
A pineapple and bacon burger all cooked together. Slightly simpler, though not quite as good, is to cook the ingredients separately and combine at the end.
The sweetness of pineapple perfectly complements beef stir fried in an HP sauce base. Serve with freshly cooked white rice.
This pasta sauce is an unusual combination of flavours and very easy to make. Pasta is tossed with beef mince and pineapple in a creamy curried sauce.
This recipe is for a ham-on-the-bone baked with beer and pineapple. This is a great dish for Christmas lunch.
This is a wonderfully tangy and sweet Vietnamese stir fry with fresh squid. Be very careful not to overcook the squid or it will be tough.
For some reason pork and sweet things go together perfectly. Try this pineapple marinade for barbecue pork ribs and you will see what I mean!
A great way to prepare the Christmas ham, with pineapple and cloves and honey. Because it is pre-sliced it is easier to serve.
An amazing and surprising way to prepare the Christmas ham! This main dish will receive applause for its beautiful presentation as well as the irresistible flavour.
If you love Hawaiian-style pizza, you have to give this pasta recipe a try. You can of course substitute ham for salami if you prefer.
This is tangy twist on the simple tuna salad sandwich. These are heated until warmed through and have a pineapple ring for a Hawaiian touch.
Sweet and spiky and wonderful, this method of baking ham is a holiday classic. Make sure you use real maple syrup if you can get it, it's worth it.
This is a wonderful marinade for barbecue pork chops. Chops are first marinated in soy, wine and mustard and then topped with pineapple after barbecuing.
This is a great recipe if you can find a whole ham which has been spiral cut. It's not super salty and the flavours are fantastic.
A Chinese inspired curry with your choice of beef, pork or chicken that is stir fried with pineapple, roasted garlic and curry powder. Enjoy with rice.