Christmas, Entertaining

Festive Mince Pies and Mulled Wine Party

We have been having parties at Christmas for the past few years and while the number of guests and the variety of dishes we make have increased, all you really need to provide for a gathering are some homemade mince pies with freshly whipped double cream, optional brandy butter and some warm festive mulled wine… Continue reading Festive Mince Pies and Mulled Wine Party

Entertaining

The Easy Art of Entertaining (My Style)

We love to entertain in this house and have been doing it for many years and so at this stage, I like to think we have the art of looking after guests fairly well sussed!!  As I work full-time, I don't get to have people over as often as I would like but when we… Continue reading The Easy Art of Entertaining (My Style)

Entertaining, Family Food

Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway!

We don't eat takeaways too often in our house but when we do, we really enjoy them!  This is a recipe which I have been making for a number of years and it gives the same results as a takeaway but is so much nicer. The batter is made up using cornflour and beaten egg,… Continue reading Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway!