Tag Archives: Christmas

Champagne Macarons

Macarons are one of the favour thing to bake! I be honest I love traditionally French baking. There nothing like pull off as a difficult bake time and time again. My originally inspiration was a starry night sky, however I … Continue reading

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Mini Mince Pie

I must admit that I love anything in miniature form. Most desert or baking just look better in a small version, plus you do not feel quite as guilty with these ones! This is a slight alternation of this recipe. … Continue reading

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Christmas Tiffin

So every year at Christmas we have get together, I was trying to think what to make. I was flicking thought my cookbook collection  when I came across Huge Fearnley-Whittingstall receipts for in Three Good Things. This is my twist … Continue reading

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Traditional Mince Pies

If there was ever a smell that represent christmas to me it would be mince-pies, it the small of all these spices, yum…A while back I did a post on mincemeat, so it about time I post part-two, how to … Continue reading

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Orange Chocolate Truffles

Orange and chocolate are such a great flavour combination. I have always loved Terry’s chocolate orange. As it turns out it really easily to make. This is a simple recipes which is great gift if you are trying to impress … Continue reading

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So Christmas is fast approaching, there is now one thing that I can cross off my list, when I get around it make one….homemade mincemeat. Mince pie were something that I never got ? I know they were sweet but … Continue reading

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The World’s Best Brownies

Quite a bold title I know but these really are that good! This is a Nigella Lawson recipes. I really love her recipes as I find them to work out well first and every time. Brownies are really easy to … Continue reading

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Christmas Pudding

Ops, I have been meaning to post this for a while, as I cooked this at the start of the month but time got away from me. Christmas pudding is one of my favorite thing about Christmas. This year we were a … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine With A Twist

To kick off the Christmas period we had some friend around for drinks at the weekend. There nothing quite like Mulled wine. Mulled wine is lovely alternate to hot whiskey and hot port, that is traditionally served around the Christmas period and to me it is the ultimate hot toddy. As for … Continue reading

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