Mulled wine is synonymous with Christmas. The scent and warmth from this delicious spiced drink evoke all the festive feelings bringing the spirit of the season alive for another year. In our house, the evening the tree goes up, following a visit to Santa and as we potter about the kitchen on Christmas Eve are… Continue reading Mulled Wine
I enjoy baked oats for breakfast on occasion, the only downside is that I’m the only one in my home that does! The lesson there being that I can’t win them all, and I can just have them myself when I fancy it. Now that December is in sight, I decided to put a festive… Continue reading Festive Baked Oats
As the Festive Season fast approaches, I’m immersing myself in a wealth of crafting, with the children and by myself. A warming drink is often welcome to go alongside the task at hand. Warm Spiced Cider fits the bill when I fancy a change from coffee or herbal tea. This lovely drink is a lovely… Continue reading Warm Spiced Cider
This recipe is great! It’s quick, doesn’t need any baking, makes gorgeous little gifts and is flippin’ tasty too! Sure what more would you want? Ingredients 200g Dark Chocolate 75g Butter 2 Tbsp Honey 200g Ginger Nut Biscuits 100g Dried Cranberries 50g Chopped Peanuts Grated Zest of an Orange Just a couple of notes about… Continue reading Festive Tiffin
Energy Balls! That’s what I’m talking about. I make energy balls almost every week, mostly nut free so they can go in the lunch boxes for school. These ones do contain nuts however but it’s Christmas & that means pecans, one of my favourite nuts. These are a food processor job and the mixture makes… Continue reading Christmas Balls!