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 […]
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I’m amazed its time for Autumnal Recipes again.
‘Christmas made easy’ is all about thinking ahead, preparing as much as you can before the big day, freezing, fridging or just peeling ahead, so that on this very special day, instead of standing over the sink or cooker, you can spend more time with the extra-special people in your life. Over the last few years of writing […]
Shoot first, eat later! No. This doesn’t mean we have developed a passion for ‘Big Game Hunting’, heaven forbid. What it is telling you and me both is that Erik and myself are hopeless bloggers. We take time creating and cooking nice meals, enjoying the aroma wafting around the kitchen, try and plate it up […]
In my quest for recipes using Chestnuts from the Sweet Chestnut tree, I came across this Chestnut and Butternut Squash recipe from the Good Food magazine. It ticks all the boxes, as far as I’m concerned, as I’m researching and stockpiling as many recipes as I can for when my Sweet Chestnut tree hopefully produces […]
I’m sitting in my little office in Hornsea – it’s 3.40 pm and the sky is very, very grey, soon to be black, and it’s raining heavily. Oh well, winter is really coming to East Yorkshire now. But what with our new black log-burner and our newly decorated cosy lounge, I don’t really care about […]
I promised more Chestnut recipes, so here they are. Fresh or ready to use Sweet Chestnuts are both good, but the fresh chestnuts do have a fuller, more earthy flavor. We’ve all heard of Chestnut Stuffing or Chestnut Meringue, but I wanted to find other types of recipes using Chestnuts. These next two recipes are […]