Blog Archives for category christmas

Perfect Pastry for Mince Pies

Another recipe from my daughter, apparently it is a Paul Hollywood one. Related PostsCaesar SaladThis recipe is a mix of… Continue reading »

Canapes II

Some more of the wonderful canape ideas I saw demonstrated last night by Mary. Smoked Salmon on Rye Bread Rye… Continue reading »

Canapes I

I went to a wonderful demonstration of Christmas Treats ie canapes and as I am sure I will lose the… Continue reading »


My Mad Chocolate Christmas Cake for @askmollybeauty !

Last week I saw a tweet from @askmollybeauty saying that she needed an “over the top” Christmas chocolate cake for… Continue reading »

Calories of Christmas Snacks

If you choose carefully there are lots of low calorie party snacks, (calories are per item) olive 5 cals, twiglet… Continue reading »


Christmas Traditions

            Many of our Christmas traditions are quite recent. Early 1800s – there was no… Continue reading »

Christmas Cake

A moist Christmas cake. Related PostsChicken FricasseeThis is delicious and the tarragon really adds to the flavour. Serve with fresh… Continue reading »



A lovely rich tasting mincemeat for Christmas. Related PostsAlternative Chocolate IcingThis uses dark chocolate and icing sugar but makes a… Continue reading »