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egg nog truffles

Egg nog truffles

In Christmas, Puddings, Sweets On December 21, 2014 0 Comments

I have so much going on I can barely stop to talk. I really hate it when people do this – tell you how busy they are and… Read More »

chocolate biscuit cake christmas pudding

Chocolate biscuit Christmas pudding

In Christmas, Puddings, Sweets On December 19, 2014 0 Comments

Hands up who likes Christmas pudding? Mine is firmly up. I love the stuff. But not everyone does. For some it’s just a step too far after all… Read More »

hazelnut and cranberry stuffed turkey

Christmas day cooking: a user’s guide

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, How to, Other, Pastry, Puddings, Sides, Tarts and Pies, Turkey On December 18, 2014 0 Comments

For those of you who laugh in the face of Christmas day, shouting ‘it’s just a big roast, what’s all the fuss about?’ then go away and be… Read More »

amaretto marzipan mince pies

Drunken Amaretto mini mince pies

In Christmas, Other, Pastry, Tarts and Pies On December 17, 2014 4 Comments

Look away now if you don’t like marzipan. Please, just go somewhere else. I have plenty of other recipes on this site to peruse. Now marzipan is polarising,… Read More »

chocolate granola

Chocolate hazelnut granola

In Christmas, Other, Snacks On December 11, 2014 0 Comments

This is the granola I made especially for my postnatal pal. I figured it had oats in which are good for milk supply, and dark chocolate, which not… Read More »

cranberry and orange loaf

Orange & cranberry loaf

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas On December 10, 2014 0 Comments

This is almost too quick to knock up. Like one of those cake in a cup jobs that leads to 10pm cravings and tighter jeans. This freezes well… Read More »

homemade ferrero rocher

My top 10 homemade foodie gifts

In Christmas On December 2, 2014 0 Comments

One of the best Christmas presents we receive each year is a hamper. It’s handmade by the Godparents of our sons and usually contains some biscuits, truffles, chutney… Read More »

slow cooker christmas pudding

Traditional Christmas pudding

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Other, Puddings On November 21, 2014 2 Comments

Excuse the poor picture. I don’t think I’ve ever taken a good pic of a Christmas pudding. They’re either busy phut-phuting away on the stove all wrapped up… Read More »

Auld Lang Syne

Goodbye 2013, hello 2014!

In Christmas On December 31, 2013 19 Comments

Confessional blog posts; I’m just not sure about them. I greedily lap them up on other blogs and websites, addicted to the grubbiest of dirty linen people are… Read More »

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Lemon, white choc & raspberry meringue roulade

In Cakes and Bakes, Christmas, Puddings On December 1, 2013 0 Comments

We all know that swiss rolls (that’s the cakery variety of rolled desserts) can cause all manner of issues. *Thinks back to the one particular tech challenge where… Read More »