Happy Christmas to All Well, it’s that time of year again, and I just want to wish all our readers a very peaceful and happy Christmas, and let’s hope 2017 will be a year when the World sorts itself out, and spends more time, energy and money on healing and rebuilding both countries and lives. […]
Favourite recipes for Christmas food and drink
Christmas Recipes & Tips If you need any Christmas Recipes and Tips for preparing a relaxing Christmas Dinner or Christmas meal for friends, just go to the ‘Food’ section on the Menu bar above, travel down to the bottom and click on ‘Christmas’. We have loads of Recipes, Tips and info gleaned over the years […]
More Christmas Recipes Christmas is fast approaching, and I’ve been trying to find more Christmas recipes to tempt our tastebuds. The first one is a slightly unusual but easy starter, Mulled Wine Pears with a Roquefort Dressing, which sounds spicy and warm, with the creamy richness of Roquefort cheese making this a very different starter. […]
Guess it’s time to start thinking about Christmas recipes, and this Smoked Salmon & Guacamole Shots recipe really appeals to me. Everything I love in one glass, and it would make a brilliant and light starter for a Christmas meal. I must look out our old shot glasses, to make sure they are big enough. Smoked Salmon […]
It’s time for a Mulled Wine recipe! Oh, how I love this time of year! The smell of smoke from our neighbour’s fire, the early dusk that allows you wander around your streets, peeping in at everyone’s choice of fairy-lights before they’ve closed their curtains. The warm, spicy aroma steaming out of the Mulled Wine recipe. […]
Party Time Food for sharing with family and friends – finger food, buffet food – food to prepare ahead.
Decadent Chocolate Dessert recipe – Christmas is coming and I’ve given you two for the price of one of deliciously decadent chocolate dessert recipes.
The Proof of the Pudding …… is it in the eating? For new readers to our blog, early this year we left a huge Victorian house, with the most enormous kitchen, a 4-oven Aga and cupboards and worktops galore. Now we live in a 1920s house, quite a bit smaller (thank goodness), but with a tiny […]
This Roquefort & Walnut Rolls recipe is not necessarily one to prepare ahead – although I may try freezing them and see what happens. This bread roll recipe is from Paul Hollywood, taken from Good Food, and just sounded the perfect accompaniment to a big bowl of steaming soup over the Christmas period. Just a bit more […]
Yet another recipe to prepare ahead to help me (and you, of course) get ready for a more relaxing Christmas and Boxing Day. My freezer is almost bursting at the seams with goodies already prepared for the Christmas period – I just have to keep making lists of what I have actually cooked and frozen […]