Well, that’s enough about cookbooks for now. Prepare Ahead – Christmas Feast – Part Two will hopefully help you to to prepare ahead for your Christmas Feast, this time with nibbles, biscuits, sauces, desserts etc. The more we can prepare ahead, the more relaxed we’ll be on the special day. So back to work. But […]
Food, Christmas cookware, Presents.
The Best Designed Cookbooks in the World? Are you intrigued by the title of this post? The Best Designed Cookbooks in the World? When there are thousands upon thousands of cookbooks being printed every year, who on earth decides which books are the finest? The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards have been compared to the “Oscars” […]
Freeze Ahead Christmas Basics and recipes so that you are relaxed on the big day.
New Starters for Christmas? I can’t believe it is 29th November. Where has the year gone? For myself, too many trips to hospitals, but the realisation that Christmas is just around the corner comes as welcome relief. We will have nine people around our now highly polished old gateleg table, and I am really enjoying […]
Irresistible Apple Recipe Isn’t it strange that when I was looking for Christmas recipes to make ahead, I just chanced upon this irresistible apple recipe that I, for one, was not able to resist. Why, you ask? Because it looks fairly easy to make, and looks exceptionally ‘yummy’, especially when partnered with thick cream or […]
Too Early for Christmas Recipes? Is it too early for Christmas Recipes? Not in our household this year. Apparently our little house by the seaside in East Yorkshire is going to be slightly overflowing this Christmas, with my two cousins flying in from New Zealand and five members of my family are coming to stay […]
Happy Christmas to All Just wanted to wish everyone, wherever you are in the world, a very happy Christmas to all, and may 2018 be a more peaceful and empowering year for all of us. I also wanted to apologise for the lack of posts on our blog this year, due to another bout of […]
Prepare for Christmas (Recipes) – Part One It’s that time of year again, friends. Time to Prepare for Christmas, to try and think ahead and find fun recipes to either enjoy now, freeze ahead or save for nearer to Christmas. I confess I have left it a bit late this year – I recently had […]
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. […]
Stunning Starter Recipes Just been searching for Stunning Starter Recipes to tempt our taste-buds over Christmas and the New Year, and I’ve come up with some that really appeal to me. Maybe it’s getting older, but there are times that I fancy two smaller starter dishes than one big, huge platter of food that almost […]