This week we are featuring this healthy, festive and delicious Edible wreath

The recipe is here:

Alexandrina Pizza Wreath With Alexandrina Cheese

Christmas with Alexandrina - Edible Wreath Series




You won't be able to stop at one piece of this cheesy pizza!


You could also serve this Christmas-inspired gourmet pizza to delight friends and family or make this wreath as a fun family activity for a delicious dinner. Keep this in mind for the week before New Years' too, as it is a top idea to entertain family and friends with Christmas leftovers.


on the day, you will need 30 minutes preparation time, total cooking time 12 mins per pizza.

serves: 4


2 premade pizza bases (or make your own pizza dough)

1 Tbsn olive oil

2 rashers of bacon, fat trimmed, finely chopped

1 large red onion, halves, thinly sliced

75 g dried cranberries

50 ml apple cider vinegar

55 g brown sugar, firmly packed

250 g sweet potato, thinly sliced

250 g Alexandrina Cheese Gourmet Shred, already grated

100-300 g cooked shredded turkey (*quanity a guide only)

¼ cup sage leaves



preheat oven to 230C

heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat

cook bacon, stirring, for 1 minute or until golden

stir in the onion continue cooking for another 3 minutes or until soft

stir in the cranberries for 1 minute, add the vinegar and sugar

cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes or until the sugar dissolves

simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8-10 minutes or until the liquid is almost all evaporated

place the pizza bases on 2 baking trays

then cut a whole in the centre of your pizza dough to make a dough wreath

spread with the onion mixture

spread the turkey over the pizzas

spread the sweet potato over the pizzas

sprinkle with the Gourmet Shred from Alexandrina Cheese

bake for 12 minutes or until Alexandrina Cheese melt

combine the sage leaves and remaining oil in a bowl

sprinkle sage over pizza

bake for 5 minutes or until golden and crisp


Calcium Hero of the Dish | Alexandrina Gourmet Shred

Alexandrina’s Gourmet Shred is blended by our cheesemaker, it consists of four shredded cheeses including Edam, Gouda, Cheddar and Romano. Gourmet Shred has a tangy and medium bodied profile, but also a mellow sweetness. Gourmet Shred is conveniently used for melting, mixing or grilling, but can be used as a topping. When heated it has an elastic and stretchy texture, it has strong savoury flavour, and gives a beautiful aroma to your meal. 33.8 % minimum fat | available in 500g & 1kg bags.

Looking for Alexandrina Products? | To find a list of our supportive South Australian stockists visit --> Stockists

Looking for Herbs? | Try one of the growers at your local Farmers Market, or contact Hillside Herbs and Succulents, McLaren Flat directly.

Top Tip | Short of time? You can simply cut a whole in the centre of your pizza dough to make a dough wreath.

Top Tip | Have a tray each ready for guests who attending, and lay out the toppings ready for filling. Your pizza wreaths will be picture perfect in no time!

Foodie Fact | If you have children coming to dinner – make sure you add pineapple to the shopping list, and make a hawaiian-style (this is sure to create some foodie controversy!)

For a deluxe version | We suggest using a South Australian icon, 1 packet (g each) Carême Pastry Sour Cream Short Crust Pastry, refrigerated. Unroll packet of Careme Sour Cream Short Crust Pastry dough; separate into 16 triangles. On ungreased large cookie sheet, arrange triangles with shortest sides toward centre, overlapping in wreath shape and leaving 4-inch round circle open in centre, dough points may overlap edge of tray. Press overlapping dough gently to flatten. Spread elements evenly, pull end points of triangles over pizza mixture and tuck under dough to form ring (filling will be visible). Bake 25 to 30 minutes.

Find more Alexandrina Recipes here |  Alexandrina Curd’s & Whey blog

Our Cook - Along - Together Challenge this Spring continues with vigour, with the digital team from Alexandrina Cheese Company

You are welcome to tune in to our LIVESTREAM on Wednesday to hear about how this #challenge is going to work. 

Our 4th Christmas Recipe of the series is this delicious Alexandrina Pizza Wreath with Alexandrina Cheese

The link to our Christmas with Alexandrina - Edible Wreath Series is available here ---> Christmas with Alexandrina - Edible Wreath Series

The link to our Alexandrina Cheese Guide is available here --> Alexandrina Cheese Guide

We are keen for you to post your cooking photographs either on facebook or instagram, using our new hashtags.

#cookalongtogether #alexandrinacheese

Each week the second hashtag will change, stay tuned!


Alexandrina Cheese Club - Recipes & Cooking - Australia

First published sometime during the early 2000’s – Cooking with Rebekah, and commonly Rebekah handed out little recipes from the Alexandrina Cheese stall at the farmers market.

This blog is not sponsored, we exclusively partner with Alexandrina Cheese Company Pty Ltd. 

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