If you want to put on the best Christmas spread at your gathering then look no further. We've compiled some delicious treats, drinks, dinner ideas and desserts to really make your table stand out.
First up the treats: like this gorgeous Gingerbread house. Perfect for nibbling on throughout the day - $59.95 - David Jones (available at Market St, Bondi Junction, Bourke St and Wollongong)
You can never have enough sweat treats. Specially Selected Premium Chocolate Boxes Dessert Collection - $4.99 - Aldi
This Snack Box Hamper has an assortment of biscuits, chocolates and nuts - $49.95 - David Jones
Marshmallow Santa Multi pack - $5
Delicious, traditional fruit mince pies made with shortcrust pastry and fruit mince filling -
$3.50 - 6 pack - Woolworths
No party is complete without a cheese platter. Just Add Cheese Hamper includes gourmet cheese accompaniments - $69.95 - David Jones
Light and crisp meringues flavoured with passionfruit, blood orange and raspberry, and just 105 kjs per serve - $4.00 - Coles
Now for the bubbles! Chandon S is a sparkling wine which has a refreshingly unexpected twist on the classic champagne cocktail. Ingredients include blood orange and navel orange peel, gentian root, fresh ginger, vanilla, cinnamon and green cardamom - $29 per bottle - Dan Murphy’s, BWS or online
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label - $80.00 - BWS
Rekorderlig has also launched a new drink offering - Rekorderlig Low Sugar, a low calorie, low carb 4.0% ABV cider, that doesn’t compromise on taste. It's a perfect guilt-free treat at only 106 calories - 4 pack $14.95 -
available at most liquor stores
Four Pillars Dry Gin - $76.00 - BWS
New Mount Franklin Lightly Sparkling range of sparkling water with a hint of natural flavour in a can. Available in three delicious natural flavours – a hint of lime, mango or raspberry -
all with no sugar, no sweeteners and no preservatives - 250ml cans ($2.00 RRP each), ideal to enjoy on the go, or in a 4 x 250ml can multi - pack ($4.50 RRP) to take home.
Hot smoked New Zealand salmon with Christmas spice is ideal for serving in a canapé ahead of a Christmas lunch. Topped with dill and spices and delicately hot smoked with Manuka wood chips - $9.99, 200g - Aldi
Dinner is served with this Christmas pork belly porchetta - $37.95 per kg; prepped and ready to cook roasting vegetables 1.5kg pack for $24.95 - David Jones
Clove-studded Leg Ham - $28.95 per kg - David Jones
If you are struggling to work out what to put on the table, let these fresh food delivery services do it for you. HelloFresh Australia has a specialty Christmas Box, available to order until 18th December
The Christmas Box is available in four sizes:
Small (for up to six adults): $199.95
Small (for up to six adults) with Gourmet Cheese Platter: $239.95
Large (for up to ten adults): $299.95
Large (for up to ten adults) with Gourmet Cheese Platter: $339.95
Meal kit delivery service Marley Spoon also has a brand new Christmas Box. Feeding up to 6 adults, the box provides everything needed to make an easy and delicious Christmas feast in just 2½ hours, and all for just $41.50 per person. That’s $249 including free delivery.
Order online by 18th December and boxes will arrive on Saturday 23rd December.
If you want to get saucy, Lillie’s Q has launched in Australia - known for the best BBQ in the USA, Lillie’s Q sauces and rubs will take your cooking to the next level - $18.95 - Available from specialty outlets around the country, call (02) 9212 0340, visit lilliesq.com
And once dinner or lunch is done, it's onto dessert! This Reindeer Cake has five layers of Choc cake-rich ganache, masked in chocolate buttercream with ginger cookie antlers - $39.95 - David Jones (available at Market St, Bondi Junction, Bourke St and Wollongong)
This Gingerbread & Butterscotch Star Pudding makes a great Christmas centre
piece thanks to the exclusive star shaped
mould. The all butter sponge pudding lightly
spiced with ginger & cinnamon with a creamy butterscotch sauce has been flying off the shelves - $10 - Coles
If it's something cold you're after instead try this Christmas ice cream bombe - $49.95 1.5l - David Jones
Australian Fine Food Awards 2016 - GOLD Medal winner for both Christmas pudding and Spiced Brandy Sauce. Silver Penny puddings -
from $14 for 200g to $46 for 900g. Brandy sauce $6.95 - silverpennypuddings.com/online-shop
This rich, chocolate sponge pudding with Belgian chocolate chunks, is available in either chocolate or salted caramel and is made with no artificial colours or flavours - $6.99 - 500g - Aldi
Take the act of spoon-licking to the next level with this delicious edible cookie dough. Cookie Doh Co. offers three delicious flavours, Chocolate Chip, Apple and Cinnamon and Triple Chocolate, and is made from local shelved ingredients and Belgian Callebaut chocolate chips - $8.99 - 250g - available nationwide via the Cookie Doh Co. website.
This vintage Christmas pudding is handmade in the Hunter Valley with vine fruit grown in South Australia and New South Wales, Australian free range eggs and butter, and finished with South Australian Brandy and Queensland Rum - $13.99 - 700g - Aldi
Chocolate & Salted Caramel Bombe is a delicious chocolate Christmas dessert with a salted caramel, saucy centre - $7.00 - 500g - Woolworths
Luxury Christmas cake is made using whole Australian almonds, French cherries and American pecans, combined with traditional spices, perfect as a centrepiece for any Christmas table - $10.99 - 800g - Aldi