Monthly Archives: December 2012
So that’s really is it for another year – I hope you all have a fantastically Merry Christmas and I’ll be back sharing recipes again in the New Year x
Here’s 2012’s full recipe round up!… Read more...
And you thought I’d finished?!?
I just wanted to share with you some Christmas recipe videos that I filmed for www.persildishwash.co.uk to celebrate the launch of their limited edition, Warm Spice Persil washing-up liquid and whilst they’re not up on their website yet I really wanted you to see them before I sign off for Christmas!… Read more...
How about leaving something a little bit different for Father Christmas this year?
A Christmas Scone filled with cream would send him on his way just nicely!
225g self-raising flour
50g butter, cold diced
20g caster sugar… Read more...
A lovely little addition to the Christmas Cheeseboard for Day 11 of TPW 12 Days of Christmas
120g oatbran (cereal aisle in the supermarket)
160g porridge oats
salt and black pepper
85g flavoursome Cheshire cheese
50ml olive oil
100ml hot water… Read more...
Day 10 of the 12 Days and it’s something else for the buffet table – or for snacking on at lazy Christmas lunches
3 sheets of Filo Pastry
130g grated carrot
30g butter, melted
Preheat the oven to 180c (fan)/200c/Gas Mark 5.… Read more...
Day 9 and today is a posh desert – Lemon Posset with Christmas Tuiles!
2 egg whites, large
120g caster sugar
60g plain flour
55g butter, melted and cooled… Read more...
Simple ingredients to make a delicious Desert!
3 lemons, zest and juice
500ml double cream
150g caster sugar
Makes 4.… Read more...
In our house, Christmas is a time for snuggling up on the sofa together in front of a roaring fire. Baked Toffee Popcorn is always a welcome addition to our Christmas Movie watching (plus it’s one of the last few Saturdays before the big day, so I know you’ll need something quick and easy to rustle up today!)
125g popping corn
1 tbsp vegetable/sunflower oil
100g soft light brown sugar
1 tbsp golden syrup
3 tbsps water
2 disposable foil roasting trays.… Read more...
How about a Chocolate Mincemeat Bear Claw for Day 7 of The Pink Whisk 12 Days of Christmas – a great alternative to a Mince Pie!
You will need:
1/2 x qty of Danish Pastry – recipe here
1 x qty of Chocolate Mincemeat recipe here
1 egg, for egg wash
A little icing sugar to dust
Plus, hungry volunteers to eat them!… Read more...
A brilliant way to sparkle up a regular jar of Christmas Mincemeat – turn it into Chocolate Mincemeat. And before you all turn your noses up at the idea, I was a real non-believer….until I tried it!
1 x 411g jar of Mincemeat
1 1/2 tbsps cocoa powder
1 tbsp water… Read more...