Frances Abdallaoui

Fran Abdallaoui

Food Director, The Australian Women's Weekly

Fran has been part of the fabric of the Women's Weekly Test Kitchen for more than 25 years, cooking, writing and creating thousands of recipes with a talented team of collaborators. You’ll often see her pop up on cooking segments on TV or fronting our videos where she shares cooking tips and her favourite tools in the kitchen. It's obvious food is Fran’s love language, sprinkling her joy and knowledge wherever she appears and usually with cake! Some of her favourite things are eating out, great coffee and a negroni.

Glazed ham being carved

How to glaze a ham

Watch this step-by-step guide to glazing a ham for all the tools and techniques you'll need for a stunning (and delicious) result on Christmas Day.