overhead shot of Boxing Day Ale Chutney in the middle of a cheeseboard

Boxing Day Ale Chutney

overhead shot of Boxing Day Ale Chutney in the middle of a cheeseboard

This Boxing Day Ale Chutney is the perfect addition to your cheeseboard. It’s also particularly delicious with leftover Christmas ham or turkey. Sweetly spiced with chunky vegetables and plenty of tang. Boxing Day is definitely my favourite day over the holiday period. It has none of the high expectations of Christmas Day. There’s no early […]

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close up shot of a pot of Homemade Crystallised Ginger

Homemade Crystallised Ginger

close up shot of a pot of Homemade Crystallised Ginger

Homemade Crystallised Stem Ginger (or Candied Ginger) is a spicy treat. Excellent as a little nibble with some coffee, an adornment to baked goods or given away as a beautiful sparkly gift. Did you have a go at Homemade Stem Ginger in syrup already? If you have then you’ll be streaks ahead in this recipe […]

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An open jar of Homemade Stem Ginger in Syrup

Homemade Stem Ginger in Syrup

An open jar of Homemade Stem Ginger in Syrup

Homemade Stem Ginger in Syrup is sweet, spicy and much brighter than the shop bought stuff. It’s so easy to make and is a wonderful ingredient for all types of recipes. This week I’m giving my posts over to ginger. Fresh ginger is a bit of a special ingredient isn’t it? It can be used […]

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Chocolate Chip Clementine Christmas Pudding with Cointreau Sauce

Chocolate Chip Clementine Christmas Pudding with Cointreau Sauce {gluten-free}

Chocolate Chip Clementine Christmas Pudding with Cointreau Sauce

This Chocolate Chip Clementine Christmas Pudding with Cointreau Sauce is a delightful alternative take on the Christmas Pudding. Still rich with fruit and spices but imbued with velvety pools of chocolate and the sharp sweetness of clementines. I hate to break it to you but this weekend is the last Sunday before advent. There is […]

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Gluten-Free Mince Pies

Gluten-Free Mince Pies

Gluten-Free Mince Pies

These simple Gluten-Free Mince Pies are made with the most flavourful sorghum and almond flour pastry and filled with Easy Homemade Mincemeat. I waxed lyrical earlier on in the week regarding my love affair with mincemeat and all the different and festive ways you can incorporate this treasure into your baking. However, it may not […]

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Easy Mincemeat Recipe

Easy Mincemeat Recipe

Easy Mincemeat Recipe

This Easy Mincemeat Recipe is exactly what you need when you are required to make homemade mince pies pronto. No resting time is needed, it’s a quick assembly job and the result is a supremely spiced fruity boozy mincemeat. I simply adore mincemeat. In my humble opinion it’s the best thing about Christmas. Along with […]

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