Christmas Down Under falls in the middle of summer and is often celebrated on the beach with the holiday feast cooked on the “barbie.” Prawns, steaks, chicken, and lobster, as well as fish, are all popular entree choices to be cooked on the grill. Barramundi is a white-fleshed fish popular in Australia but seldom found outside the country, but other fish such as cod or swordfish can be substituted.
This colorful and easy-to-prepare dish is an unusual way to serve corn that your guests will love. Use hotter chiles if you want a kick.
If you can’t find piñon nuts, substitute walnuts in this savory dish. Use hotter chiles if desired.
These enchiladas are always popular at a party. The tortillas can be filled and the sauce prepared ahead of time. For spicier enchiladas, use hotter chiles.
These are very popular appetizers New Mexico and are served at just about every holiday party. A number of fillings can be used, but green chile cream cheese is by far the most favored. This is an all-purpose filling that goes well on crackers, as a dip with chips or vegetable crudities, as well as on tortillas. For those watching their fat intake, substitute light cream cheese or Neufchatel cheese. It is important to tightly roll and refrigerate the rolls or they won’t stay together after they are sliced.