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4 Great Christmas Pudding Recipes for Stir-Up Sunday. #Christmas

4 Great Christmas Pudding Recipes for Stir-Up Sunday. #Christmas

It's officially stir-up Sunday and time to make your Christmas Puddings. Jamie Oliver Christmas Pudding Recipe This Christmas Pudding Recipe from Jamie Oliver was released via Youtube earlier this week and looks like a nice light fruit pudding. For the recipe:...

Jamie Oliver Christmas Red Cabbage Recipe

Jamie Oliver Christmas Red Cabbage Recipe

I love Braised Red Cabbage this time of year. I'm often asked how best to cook it, so was pleased to see that Jamie Oliver has done a good Braised Red Cabbage recipe in his Christmas Cookery Book.  Better still he's done a short video showing you how to cook it. You...

Homemade Mincemeat – perfect Mince Pie filling for Christmas

Homemade Mincemeat – perfect Mince Pie filling for Christmas

Just a quick post to share with you this excellent Christmas Homemade Mincemeat recipe video by Cupcake Jemma.  It's only about 4 minutes long but Jemma steps you through how to make and bottle mincemeat. It also makes a nice little Christmas gift. I'm sure this will...

Prawn and Smoked Salmon Terrine recipe by Jane Lovett

Prawn and Smoked Salmon Terrine recipe by Jane Lovett

  I was given a copy of this lovely Cookery book to review and the Prawn and Smoked Salmon Terrine immediately caught my eye as a nice simple starter to do on Christmas Day.  If your are about to have a big roast lunch you don't really want anything too heavy as...

Family friendly: Christmas iced biscuits recipe.

I spotted this idea in the Waitrose Christmas cookery book and thought it would be great to do with the children at the weekend.  I've created a simplified version of this recipe thats easy for children to follow.  Cooking is fun and educational for children, helping...

Tunis Cake A Great British Christmas Tradition

I was at our local farm shop today and noticed that they had a Tunis Cake from a local artisan bakery. As I had family visiting in the afternoon I thought it would make a nice Christmas treat with a cup of tea mid afternoon.   I'm not sure why it is called a...

Gluten, Dairy and refined sugar free minced pie recipe.

I've just come across this really clever recipe for mince pies that's gluten free, dairy free and also free of refined sugars. For anyone who wants to know exactly what they are eating or who is trying to eat healthy then this looks like a great and simple recipe for...

Waitrose Christmas Harvest 2013 Booklet

I received a copy of Waitrose Christmas Harvest 2013 Booklet at the weekend and it's a really well put together free mini Christmas cookbook full of ideas. The front cover reads "Waitrose Christmas Harvest 2013. Celebrate the very best of the season's fruit and...

How to make Cranberry Sauce

I made my Cranberry Sauce last night. It's really quick and easy and tastes a lot nicer than the sauce you buy in the shops. I thought I'd write this quick Cranberry Sauce Recipe up as a blog and add it to my Christmas Recipe Book.

Are you ready for stir up Sunday?

For various reasons I knew I would be really busy this Christmas so I made my Christmas cake and Christmas Pudding back in October.  I'm slightly sad that I wont therefore be keeping up the tradition of Stir Up Sunday this year. The season of Advent which is the time...