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Christmas is Here (Just About)!

Christmas is Here (Just About)!

It’s that time of year again. Shopping trolleys are piled high, cupboards and fridges are bulging. A lot of people will be cooking more complicated dishes or for more people than they have before. My Christmas Category is full of great recipes and ideas for lots of Christmas main-stays, from meats and accompaniments to desserts. […]

What to Cook for Christmas: Desserts

What to Cook for Christmas: Desserts

The traditional British Christmas dessert is, of course, Christmas pudding, but not everyone likes fruitcake. Here are a few alternatives that everyone will love, just click on the titles to take you to the original post. Mary Berry’s Chocolate Yule Log: An impressive looking dessert, perfect for chocolate lovers. It was easier to make than […]

The Ultimate Baked Cheesecake

The Ultimate Baked Cheesecake

I love cheesecake, so making my own was a bit of a no-brainer. It’s taken me over a year to develop and perfect this recipe, and the work has certainly paid off. Everyone who has tried it loves it. Be warned, your friends might not invite you around to their houses any more unless you […]

Getting Back to Blogging and Low-Carb Dieting

Getting Back to Blogging and Low-Carb Dieting

I haven’t blogged regularly for a shamefully long time. I’ve had lots of things going on in ‘real life’ and the popularity of my blog meaning that it has more or less taken care of itself has allowed me to get away with this neglect. Things have settled down a bit now and in the […]

Christmas is Coming!

Christmas is Coming!

It’s that time of year again, and if you’re looking for some easy recipes, tips on preparing dishes ahead and classic Christmas recipes take a look at the recipes in my Christmas Category¬†for lots of delicious recipes including Roast Goose, Beef Wellington,¬†Yorkshire Puddings, Chocolate Yule Log and lots of roast meat dishes, vegetables and trimmings!

Mary Berry’s Chocolate Yule Log

Mary Berry’s Chocolate Yule Log

Last year we had cream-filled chocolate roulade as our Christmas dessert bought from supermarket. It was very nice, but this year I thought I really should make dessert myself, so I planned on making a chocolate yule log. Now the cooking gods must have known this as what was one of the recipe’s on the […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Just a quick post to wish my followers and readers seasons greetings. I hope you’re all as stuffed full of good food as I am! As promised I’ll be posting more of my Christmas dinner recipes over the next few weeks, so watch this space. As a little teaser I’ve included a picture of my […]