Baking, Christmas

Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe

The one word which you hear over and over again this time of year is 'Tradition' and no where is this more used than in the food we put on the table and in this case I'm referring to the good old Christmas Pudding. So many of us use recipes which have been handed down… Continue reading Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe

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

Baking

Chocolate Brownies with Raspberries & White Chocolate Chunks

I think anyone who has an interest in baking will usually have a few recipes that they turn to again and again - you know, the ones that always turn out right and that will go down well no matter who your diners are!  Well, this recipe is one of mine 🙂 Recently I posted… Continue reading Chocolate Brownies with Raspberries & White Chocolate Chunks

Lifestyle

My Favourite Cookery Books (Part 1)

There is nothing I like more than sitting down with a cup of tea and a cookbook.. I have such a weakness for them that whenever I'm in a book shop, I will be instantly drawn to them and have bought many a book just for the one recipe in it which has caught my… Continue reading My Favourite Cookery Books (Part 1)