Tag: Christmas

Boozy Christmas Gift Guide

There’s no denying that I love Christmas. There is also no denying that I love the artisanal products Britain produces. We produce some of the finest drinks in the world, and we are currently in a period of growth with many wonderful new drinks coming onto the market and flourishing. […]

The Great British Supermarket Mince Pie Off

I love Christmas, and I especially love eating Christmas foods; this means mince pies. I thought it would be a spot of fun to gather as many different types of supermarket mince pies as I could get my hands on and judge which is the best. I had to venture […]

Chocolate and Grand Marnier Panettone

One of my favourite Christmas recipe books is The Australian Women’s Weekly, Christmas. Not only is it visually stunning, but it has a great array of treats to make for gifts or to serve as part of your festive meals. I had the book out on the table, all ready […]

Mince Pies

My fruit mince pies are the best! They scream Christmas and all have requested a second helping. Serve with a dollop of stiff cream with some Grand Marnier beaten into it. The recipe for the filling is my own, but  I use Edd Kimber’s recipe for sweet pastry as it […]

Egg Nog

“That’s the best Egg Nog I’ve ever had!” said the American… Perhaps one of the best compliments I could get seeing it was my first attempt. We sat there, sipping the drink and celebrating Christmas Day with much cheer and laughter. Egg Nog. Egg. Nog. Discovering its awesomeness was probably […]