Category Archives: Christmas

Recipe: Amaretto Brownies

I first created these boozy brownies as a Christmas treat, perfect for a cold winter’s night. Seriously dark chocolate with a touch of christmas cranberry and almond. Bursts of tart cranberries in every bite liven up and lighten this very

Recipe: Amaretto Brownies

I first created these boozy brownies as a Christmas treat, perfect for a cold winter’s night. Seriously dark chocolate with a touch of christmas cranberry and almond. Bursts of tart cranberries in every bite liven up and lighten this very

Recipe: Butternut Squash, Parsnip, Carrot, Sage and Black Pepper Soup

Ingredients: 1 medium butternut squash 1 medium parsnip 1 medium carrot 1/2 medium white onion 1/2 cup meat juices + 1/2 pint water (or 1/2 pint packet vegetable or chicken stock) 3-4 large sage leaves, whole black pepper olive oil

Recipe: Butternut Squash, Parsnip, Carrot, Sage and Black Pepper Soup

Ingredients: 1 medium butternut squash 1 medium parsnip 1 medium carrot 1/2 medium white onion 1/2 cup meat juices + 1/2 pint water (or 1/2 pint packet vegetable or chicken stock) 3-4 large sage leaves, whole black pepper olive oil

Recipe: Boxing Day Breakfast

On boxing day, we are all faced with the daunting task of what on earth we will do with all the leftovers! There are only so many carpet picnics one can have with cheese and cold cuts, so why not

Recipe: Boxing Day Breakfast

On boxing day, we are all faced with the daunting task of what on earth we will do with all the leftovers! There are only so many carpet picnics one can have with cheese and cold cuts, so why not

Recipe: Boxing Day Leftovers

Time to use up all those Christmas day leftovers! Try these recipes: – Boxing Day Breakfast – Boxing Day Bubble-and-Squeak – Butternut Squash, Parsnip, Carrot, Sage and Black Pepper Soup

Recipe: Boxing Day Leftovers

Time to use up all those Christmas day leftovers! Try these recipes: – Boxing Day Breakfast – Boxing Day Bubble-and-Squeak – Butternut Squash, Parsnip, Carrot, Sage and Black Pepper Soup

Recipe: Boxing Day Bubble and Squeak

A classic Boxing day dinner jazzed up with cranberry gravy, juicy slices of Christmas turkey, sage and walnuts. Don’t dismiss this dish for its rather ugly look – it’s bursting with flavour. Ingredients: for this dish, you need a potato

Recipe: Boxing Day Bubble and Squeak

A classic Boxing day dinner jazzed up with cranberry gravy, juicy slices of Christmas turkey, sage and walnuts. Don’t dismiss this dish for its rather ugly look – it’s bursting with flavour. Ingredients: for this dish, you need a potato

Christmas Day at Home

Up until last year, we spent every Christmas at my Gran’s house. Christmas Day was always full of fun and laughter, from playing stupid table games over lunch, to fighting over the last Green Triangle from the tub of Quality

Christmas Day at Home

Up until last year, we spent every Christmas at my Gran’s house. Christmas Day was always full of fun and laughter, from playing stupid table games over lunch, to fighting over the last Green Triangle from the tub of Quality

Christmas Lunch Around the World

Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year and Christmas lunch is the main event when family and friends come together to enjoy the best meal of the year. There is always plenty to eat, including dozens of

Christmas Lunch Around the World

Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of the year and Christmas lunch is the main event when family and friends come together to enjoy the best meal of the year. There is always plenty to eat, including dozens of

The History of the British Roast

The history of our Great British Sunday roast stretches back to (at least) the 15th century. It is the highlight of many a Brit’s week; a time when the family can sit together and catch up after a long week.

The History of the British Roast

The history of our Great British Sunday roast stretches back to (at least) the 15th century. It is the highlight of many a Brit’s week; a time when the family can sit together and catch up after a long week.

Recipe: Gran’s Christmas Cake and Christmas Cake Decorating

No Christmas is complete without the main event – Christmas cake. To my mother’s great disappointment, I do not hide the fact that I think my Gran makes the best Christmas cake, so I shall share this recipe with you

Recipe: Gran’s Christmas Cake and Christmas Cake Decorating

No Christmas is complete without the main event – Christmas cake. To my mother’s great disappointment, I do not hide the fact that I think my Gran makes the best Christmas cake, so I shall share this recipe with you

Manchester Christmas Market: The Biggest and Best of the UK

Don your christmas jumper and wooly hat and spend an evening amongst the chalet-lined streets of Manchester. No Mancunian december is complete without the UK’s largest Christmas market and this year its bigger and better, with several new locations bringing

Manchester Christmas Market: The Biggest and Best of the UK

Don your christmas jumper and wooly hat and spend an evening amongst the chalet-lined streets of Manchester. No Mancunian december is complete without the UK’s largest Christmas market and this year its bigger and better, with several new locations bringing