Mincemeat

I’ve tried many recipes for mincemeat over the years. Some contain nuts, others cranberries or different dried fruits, I even found one that added dried mango! But at the end of the day I don’t find any of these extra ingredients enhance the finished product. This recipe from David Lebovitz  is a simple mix of dried […]

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Sweet sauces and fillings

Traditional Christmas cake

An adaption of a traditional 19th centuary Christmas cake that originally called for 30 eggs and several bushels of flour. Don’t worry, you wont need a cement mixure, just a bit of elbow grease.

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Cakes, biscuits & pastries

Chunky Christmas cake

Lighter than a traditional cake but just as delicious.

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Cakes, biscuits & pastries

White chocolate and walnut blondies

One way or another I’m gonna bake ya. I’m gonna bake ya, bake ya, bake ya, bake ya – sorry just having a Blondie moment! Doing a stock take of my baking supplies I found a rather lonely bar of white chocolate in the cupboard. I was in the mood for a spot of baking so […]

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Cakes, biscuits & pastries

Choklabollar

Very moorish no-cook chocolate balls from Sweden

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Sweets

Beef and artichoke salad

A colourful mix of tender beef and vegetables in a delicious garlicky dressing

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Beef,Salads
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