Limoncello

Limoncello

Make your friends and family happy this Christmas with homemade limoncello. Get the recipe below. Christmas preparations I wish I could say that my Christmas hampers are made, and the presents purchased and wrapped but that’s definitely not the case. Ideally I’d be snuggled up on the…

Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

Forget buying jars of super sweet cranberry sauce this Christmas and make your own, boozy bourbon cranberry sauce. You won’t regret it! Boozy berries Cranberry sauce isn’t just for Christmas, in fact tonnes of the sweet yet sour sauce is eaten every year at Thanksgiving.…

Sweet Potato Chipotle Soup

Sweet Potato Chipotle Soup

Tomorrow is blue Monday – supposedly the most depressing day of the year. Let’s face it, we all ate too much over Christmas, our diets aren’t going too well (sorry, my Terry’s Chocolate Orange Bread and Butter Pudding may have been to blame there), payday…

Terry’s Chocolate Orange Bread and Butter Pudding

Terry’s Chocolate Orange Bread and Butter Pudding

Hello, fancy seeing you here! It feels like ages since I’ve posted something on the blog. This year Christmas and New Year were absolutely manic. We spent almost 2 weeks at my parent’s house with family visiting most days and parties with friends on the others.…

Gingerbread Loaf Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Gingerbread Loaf Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Is there anything more festive than gingerbread?! Ok, cinnamon and cranberries also come to mind but you can’t celebrate Christmas without a little ginger. This Gingerbread Loaf is a moist, sticky cake full of festive spices and topped with cream cheese and cinnamon frosting. Scroll…

Christmas Nut Roast

Christmas Nut Roast

Vitamix challenged me to make a main course fit for Christmas Day using my blender and, no, it couldn’t be soup! Scroll down just how easy it is to make nut roast in a Vitamix. Christmas dinner One of the most stressful meals you will ever…

Glogg

Glogg

Hey folks! How are you? Take a seat, pour yourself a mug of something warm, and snuggle up as we talk about one of the hottest drinks this festive season. That’s right I’m talking about glogg. Talk of “hygge” has taken the UK by storm over…

Cinnamon Loaf Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Mulled Cranberry Compote

Cinnamon Loaf Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting and Mulled Cranberry Compote

The title might be a bit of a mouthful but this loaf cake is surprisingly simple! Packed full of sugar and spice this cake is the perfect winter treat. Scroll down for the recipe. Cake club If there’s an excuse to bake or eat cake…

Cinnamon Candied Bacon

Cinnamon Candied Bacon

Never before have I been SO excited about something coming out of the oven. I thought the days were long gone where I hovered by the oven, peeking through the partially frosted glass, trying to see what was going on inside. But the first time…

Maple Glazed Vegetables with Pecan Crunch

Maple Glazed Vegetables with Pecan Crunch

These maple glazed vegetables are a twist on traditional British honey glazed veg. The extra pecan topping adds a real American twist to this simple side dish. Get the recipe below. As we race through autumn, ever closer to Thanksgiving and Christmas, my thoughts turn…