Heavy roast dinners, laden with gravy are a Christmas tradition. But when you’re down under, Christmas falls right in the middle of a roasting summer, making it perfect for grazing tables full of salads, seafood and cold cuts of Christmas ham!

Alongside prawns, salmon has rightfully become a staple on the Christmas table in Australian homes. Whether it’s for a decadent breakfast or as an alternative to a heavy roast meal, there are so many interesting ways to prepare this tasty pink fish.

We’ve shared some of our favourite salmon recipes from the team at Australian Women’s Weekly Food to enjoy this summer in the gallery below …

10 fresh and fabulous salmon recipes to enjoy this Christmas