Making cookies and mince pies are some of my favourite things to do at this time of year. Oh, and baking gingerbread. And decorating gingerbread houses. Ahhh, the list goes on. Baking is just so much more fun at this time of year, don’t you agree? Sugar cookies are fun to make with the kids,
This really is a peachy breakfast, if you’re looking for something different to have when you’ve got family over this Christmas. It’s healthy and sustaining, making you feel full all morning – and it provides your body with good nutrition. I mean, you’ve got to have something good before you go on to eat chocolate for
The season for Spanish Persimon is underway, and you may have seen a few of the recipes I’ve posted that are celebrating the seasonal Spanish fruit. The season last until the end of January 2018, so there is plenty of time to get creative and eat plenty of them. It is rumoured that Brits now
I really do enjoy cooking, and there is no better time than to get in the kitchen to try out fun recipes, than in the run up to Christmas. So many amazing flavours and festive smells, that will take you back toy our childhood, and be things that you want to make year after year.
This Chinese-inspired spicy plum sauce makes the perfect condiment for stir-fries – excellent with sliced duck breasts, vegetables and noodles. South African stone fruit is in season at the moment, so it is perfect to have for a festive dish. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Makes 2 x 300ml bottles (approx. 20 servings)
Winter can be a great time for warming comfort foods. But if you’re in the market for something a little lighter, then how about a salad? It works well as a main meal, but also could work as a dish on a festive buffet table. This lively salad is bursting with wonderful, good-for-you flavourful foods!
This amazing baked cheesecake tastes divine topped with luscious South African plums and nectarines. South African stone fruit is in season at the moment, so it is a winner all round. Plus, how stunning would this look on a festive table spread? Plum & Nectarine Cheesecake Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 55 minutes, plus
With the festive season just around the corner, (I mean, the John Lewis ad is out so it is basically here, right?) you might be looking for some tasty but simple recipes for when the family are round. This lovely Spanish Persimon curd is so easy to make, using simple fresh ingredients. For a festive idea,
It’s World Vegan Month this month. Now I’m not a vegan, but definitely class myself as a meat-reducer (not having dairy means that I’m limited if I was to become a full-time vegetarian, so haven’t quite made that leap yet). Even Wagamama having launched a vegan take on Katsu Curry to much excitement. But here