The pops of colour in this salad are beautiful, but are well and truly outdone by the flavour. Strawberries so often seem to belong in dessert recipes but they bring a lovely fresh sweetness to salads, complimented by a good Raspberry Vinegar dressing.
The great thing about a cheese board or grazing platter is you can easily put one together regardless of your cooking abilities. Be as creative or simple as you like. The more rustic and free it looks, the better! Here are some tips and tricks we've collected along the way to help you...
Once you've ordered your Bendigo Christmas Ham, you need a recipe to go with it. A quick Google can easily overwhelm you as there's so many "best christmas ham recipe" suggestions to scroll through. I've shared mine here. I love this recipe because it's not intimidating and it mostly uses pantry staples and easy to find ingredients.
The combination of tangy vs. sweet, but always juicy, is a reason why nectarines are always a favourite here. To me, they taste like a promise of summer to come. Equally at home in savoury salads alongside steak, and in creamy desserts alongside ricotta, they're a versatile stone fruit we love to cook with!