Taste the Victory: 8 Delicious Recipes for Melbourne Cup

Get ready to celebrate Melbourne Cup Day with a spread that’s as spectacular as the race itself. We have a delightful lineup of delectable dishes from savoury Pigs in Blankets to adorable Mini Carbonara Quiches, and crispy Bacon and Potato Bites, you’ll find mouthwatering choices that are perfect for your Melbourne Cup work lunch or gathering. Each recipe is designed to be made ahead, so you can focus on enjoying the race and the company. Make this Melbourne Cup a memorable one with these winning recipes!

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Charcuterie Board

Create the ultimate Melbourne Cup spread with our guide to crafting the perfect charcuterie board! Whether you’re planning for a large gathering or an intimate get-together, we’ve got you covered. Our easy guide will inspire you to build a beautiful charcuterie board tailored to your needs using our ham, salami, prosciutto & more!

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Mini Carbonara Quiches

Elevate your Melbourne Cup gathering with Mini Carbonara Quiches. These savory bites combine the flavors of a classic carbonara with the convenience of a quiche. Perfect for sharing with friends, and the best part? Make them ahead of time and savour the day using our Leg Ham Quad Pack.

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BLAT Loaded Pasta Salad

Add some color and flavor to your Melbourne Cup work lunch with our BLAT Loaded Pasta Salad. This vibrant and delicious dish features our smokey streaky bacon and is perfect for sharing at your work luncheon or to bring to your next gathering.

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Crispy Bacon and Potato Bites

Indulge in the irresistible at your Melbourne Cup luncheon with our Crispy Bacon and Potato Bites. These delightful, bite-sized snacks are a perfect addition to your celebration, featuring creamy potatoes crisped to perfection and generously topped with our smokey shortcut bacon. They’re a flavorful treat that’ll have your guests coming back for more.

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Pigs in Blanket

Transport your taste buds back in time with this nostalgic treat that’s perfect for your Melbourne Cup luncheon. These delicious pork sausages are lovingly wrapped with our smokey streaky bacon, creating a delightful crunch in every bite. They’re not only easy to make ahead, but they’re also sure to evoke fond memories of classic flavours.

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Prosciutto, Bocconcini and Tomato Skewers

Elevate your Melbourne Cup spread with these exquisite Prosciutto, Bocconcini, and Tomato Skewers. These delightful bites are visually stunning and packed with flavour, combining the smoky notes of prosciutto with creamy bocconcini and fresh tomatoes. They’re a simple yet impressive addition to your Melbourne Cup celebration.

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Tasty Pastry Twists

Whip up a batch of Tasty Pastry Twists in under 30 minutes using just a handful of ingredients. These delectable twists are the ideal addition to your Melbourne Cup lunch, and they’re made even more scrumptious with our succulent and mild tasty sticks. It’s a quick and easy way to impress!

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Salami Cups filled with Antipasti

For a delightful appetizer that’s perfect for your Melbourne Cup luncheon, try our Salami Cups filled with antipasti. These bite-sized treats are not only scrumptious but also incredibly easy to prepare, taking just 15 minutes. Using our delicately smoked Deli Fresh Mild Salami, you can create these savory cups that will be a hit at your gathering.

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French Onion Bacon Dip

Get ready to elevate your Melbourne Cup lunch with our French Onion Bacon Dip! This rich and flavorful dip is the perfect addition to your spread, and the best part is, you can make it the day before. Using just a handful of ingredients, including our wood-smoked middle bacon, you’ll create a creamy, savoury dip that pairs perfectly with your favourite snacks.

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