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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: Accompaniments

What to Cook for Christmas: Accompaniments

Christmas really isn’t complete without the sides, they really do make the meal. Yorkshire Puddings: I love Yorkshire puddings. I may even be addicted to them. My recipe is easy to follow and foolproof. Pigs in Blankets: Meat wrapped in more meat, to me this is the spirit of Christmas. Italian Stuffing: This family recipe […]

Homemade Goose Gravy

Homemade Goose Gravy

Christmas is the time to go to town and make your own gravy from scratch. It’s easier than you think and gives really tasty results. This recipe is for goose, but you can use the same method for turkey or other poultry. Ingredients: Giblets (neck, heart and gizzard, not the liver) Water or chicken stock […]

What to Cook for Christmas: Meat and Poultry

What to Cook for Christmas: Meat and Poultry

Christmas is coming! Now is the time to think about the main event. Turkey is not the only option for Christmas dinner, and to be perfectly honest I’m not the bird’s biggest fan. Here are some other options for your table this Christmas. Goose: This is the traditional British festive bird, and a favourite of […]

DON’T PANIC! One Week Until Christmas: Tips to Help You Cope

DON’T PANIC! One Week Until Christmas: Tips to Help You Cope

If you’re cooking the Christmas dinner this year why not give yourself the best present of all, an easy time! It’s just one day, it’s not really that much more effort than an ordinary roast dinner, and it is ok to cheat if it’ll make the cook calmer and happier. Anyone that doesn’t like it […]

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!

Roast Goose

Roast Goose

The time has come for me to post about the main attraction of my Christmas dinner menu, the roast goose. I have cooked goose before and found it a very easy bird to cook, and a tasty bird to eat. It also has the added bonus of it providing goose fat suitable for your roast […]