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We're less than a week away from festivities and public holidays proper, which means two things: it's time to eat, and it' s time to bloody well eat.
Christmas by its name is a tradition, and a lot of families carry that through to the Christmas table. Australians are typically accustomed to some form of ham - it's widely accessible, doesn't cost a fortune, and is great for leftovers - but it's not uncommon for families to pig out on fresh seafood (typically prawns, unless you're rich AF), lamb, roasted veg, chicken stuffing and way too much gravy.
Turkey's picking up slowly in Australia, but it's still a bit harder to get. I've heard of some families doing roast duck as well, although I don't know how that fares the third or fourth day in the fridge. Sweets-wise, there's Christmas pud, apple pies (or apple and rhubarb), bread and butter pudding (blueberry and lemon, thank you very much), those bloody awful mince pies, trifle, Aussie pav, yule logs, and if your fridge/freezer is gargantuan, possibly baked Alaska.
Although I've never actually seen someone have the latter at Christmas. You could do it. Or just order one from Messina.
But what's your favourite Christmas food?