‘Tis the season to be jolly and nothing makes me more jolly than cooking up a storm in the kitchen with Christmas carols playing!
Whether you’re looking for ideas as to what you could serve on the big day, quick and easy Christmas buffet dishes or even edible gifts you’ll find them here!
The Festive Recipe Archive
Christmas Eton Mess with Cranberries and Star Anise
This Christmas Eton Mess is a fun and fruity dessert. Made with a cranberry and star anise compote and ChristmasRead more.
Christmas Elf Meringue Kisses
These adorable meringue kisses make fantastic gifts. Alternatively, they look great on the coffee table over the festive period Over aRead more.
Christmas Chocolate and Orange Fruitcake
My Chocolate and Orange Fruitcake is a great alternative to the traditional Christmas fruitcake. Find out how to make itRead more.
Festive Beef Wellington
Give the turkey a rest this Christmas and cook this Festive Beef Wellington instead. It can easily be prepared inRead more.
I first posted this recipe back in 2013. I’ve been pickling for years, starting off with onions and moving onRead more.
Limoncello Gin Cocktail
Short holidays and long drinks I always struggle to deal with just how quickly the Christmas season passes. Just asRead more.
Leftover Mincemeat and Panettone Bread and Butter Pudding
This Christmas has been fantastic! So many of our Christmas traditions had fallen by the wayside with my sister stayingRead more.
Bubble and Squeak
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to those visiting the blog over the Christmas period. I thought I might see someRead more.
Marzipan Mince Pies
We have a tradition in our house that every Christmas Eve we make mince pies and not a day earlier!!!Read more.