Year: 2015

German Lebkuchen

German 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. German Christmas Cookies If 

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 

Christmas Eton Mess with Cranberries and Star Anise

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 Christmas Elf Meringue Kisses it is a lighter alternative to the Christmas pud! At this time of year I am always looking for simple but impressive looking dishes. 

Dark Chocolate and Peppermint Stars

Dark Chocolate and Peppermint Stars

Dark Chocolate and Peppermint Stars are a fun and tasty Christmas cookie that both kids and grown ups love. Find out how you can make a batch this Christmas! Christmas cookies Wherever in the world you go, there will be one thing in common with 

Winter Wild Rice Pilaf with Butternut Squash, Kale and Cranberries

Winter Wild Rice Pilaf with Butternut Squash, Kale and Cranberries

This Winter Wild Rice Pilaf is made from seasonal vegetables like Butternut Squash and Kale as well as festive spices which help turn this light dish into a warming meal. Read on for the recipe. After my rather decadent trip to Frankfurt last weekend I 

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. Christmas cocktails It’s no secret that my tipple of 

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 The key to fool-proof meringue kisses Over a year ago now, I went to a meringue kisses masterclass with the Meringue Girls in East London (which I 

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 

Festive Beef Wellington

Festive Beef Wellington

Give the turkey a rest this Christmas and cook this Festive Beef Wellington instead. It can easily be prepared in advance and is a real crowd pleaser. Read on to find the recipe. A Classic Christmas Centrepiece I have never felt more intimidated cooking a 

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