Tag: Christmas

10 Reasons to visit Heidelberg’s Christmas Markets

10 Reasons to visit Heidelberg’s Christmas Markets

There is nothing more magical than visitng the traditional Christmas markets in Germany. In case you need more persuading here are my top 10 reasons to visit Heidelberg’s Christmas markets. Having friends who live all over the world can be annoying at times but I’d be lying if […]

Christmas Hygge

Christmas Hygge

If you’ve not heard of hygge by now you must have been hibernating. Which means you are SO on trend! Let me explain… What is hygge? Hygge (pronounced “heu-gah”) is a beautiful Danish word that encompasses the art of building sanctuary and community, finding the pleasure in the little […]

Cookie Swap – Reindeer Antler Lebkuchen

Cookie Swap – Reindeer Antler Lebkuchen

These gently spiced Reindeer Antler Cookies are a twist on a German classic. Made in the style of Lebkuchen cookies they have the taste and aroma of Christmas with an extra bit of decadent chocolate drizzled on top. Read on for the recipe. Weeks and weeks ago […]

Fig and Walnut Cake

Fig and Walnut Cake

This Fig and Walnut Cake is a fantastic alternative to the traditional Christmas Cake. Read on to find out why. Over the last few years I’ve been fiddling with my traditional Christmas Cake recipe. I’m a big fan of the original and love the excitement […]

Cranberry Gin and Tonic

Cranberry Gin and Tonic

Give your gin & tonic a festive twist with cranberry and lime. Don’t forget to dust the glasses with some sparkly sugar for an extra festive touch! Read on for my Cranberry Gin and Tonic recipe. It’s no secret that my tipple of choice is […]

Christmas Elf Meringue Kisses

Christmas Elf Meringue Kisses

These adorable meringue kisses make fantastic gifts. Alternatively, they look great on the coffee table over the festive period Over a year ago now, I went to a meringue kisses masterclass with the Meringue Girls in East London (which I reviewed here). The evening was fantastic […]

Christmas Chocolate and Orange Fruitcake

Christmas Chocolate and Orange Fruitcake

My Chocolate and Orange Fruitcake is a great alternative to the traditional Christmas fruitcake. Find out how to make it below. I’ve been baking the family Christmas Cake now for the best part of 6 or 7 years. It’s a bit of a cliché, but […]

Start a New Christmas Tradition This Christmas!

Start a New Christmas Tradition This Christmas!

I adore Christmas, as soon as the shops start stocking Christmas gifts and carols are playing on the radio I get positively giddy. My parents joke that they’ve created monsters because my sister (27) and I (24) still expect our Christmas traditions to be followed to the […]

20 Alternative Christmas Gifts for Food Lovers

20 Alternative Christmas Gifts for Food Lovers

I often think that as a self-confessed foodie I must be the easiest person to buy for. As a student, I regularly asked Mum and Dad for a “hamper” of food under the Christmas tree, not just tins of baked beans like a normal student […]

How to Choose a Christmas Cheese Board

How to Choose a Christmas Cheese Board

With the official announcement last month that cheese is addictive as crack, it’s no surprise that you’re on to a winner when you serve up a cheese board at the end of a meal. I love cheese as much as the next person, and I’m […]


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