Carla Connolly
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Here’s something for everyone to enjoy at Christmas. This gingerbread has enough warm spice to make a sophisticated treat for the grown-ups, but not enough to turn youngsters off. The kids can get involved in making them, too; cutting out the shapes and icing them can be a lot of fun. This is an edited extract from The Tivoli Road Baker by Michael James with Pippa James (Hardie Grant Books, RRP $60), available in stores nationally.

Here’s something for everyone to enjoy at Christmas. This gingerbread has enough warm spice to make a sophisticated treat for the grown-ups, but not enough to turn youngsters off. The kids can get involved in making them, too; cutting out the shapes and icing them can be a lot of fun. This is an edited extract from The Tivoli Road Baker by Michael James with Pippa James (Hardie Grant Books, RRP $60), available in stores nationally.

These Beef enchiladas have simple ingredients and are made in one pan, perfect for a quick mid-week fix.

These Beef enchiladas have simple ingredients and are made in one pan, perfect for a quick mid-week fix.

This stir-fry is a healthy and hearty meal that is perfect for that mid-week dinner.

This stir-fry is a healthy and hearty meal that is perfect for that mid-week dinner.

This stir-fry is a healthy and hearty meal that is perfect for that mid-week dinner.

This stir-fry is a healthy and hearty meal that is perfect for that mid-week dinner.

Meatballs are a great easy way to your feed your hungry family, and this flavour packed recipe will certainly have them coming back for seconds. Book extract from Cornersmith: Recipes from the Cafe and Picklery by Alex Elliot-Howery and James Grant (Murdoch Books)

Meatballs are a great easy way to your feed your hungry family, and this flavour packed recipe will certainly have them coming back for seconds. Book extract from Cornersmith: Recipes from the Cafe and Picklery by Alex Elliot-Howery and James Grant (Murdoch Books)

Creamy chicken and risoni tray bake

For an easy one-pan dinner, try this creamy chicken, mushroom and risoni bake.

Creamy chicken and risoni tray bake

For an easy one-pan dinner, try this creamy chicken, mushroom and risoni bake.

Big sausage rolls

We love a sausage roll but it’s hard to get good ones and even harder to know if the pork in them is free-range or organic. Far better to make your own for the party season.

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