Tag Archives: Christmas

Mexican Pork Bites

Easy party food. These little bites are packed with flavour but take only minutes to make. They are therefore ideal for the busy Christmas party season or if unexpected guests arrive. I used pork mince (ground pork) to make these, … Continue reading

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Holidays are coming: Alternative Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is next week and Christmas will soon be here, so thought I would share a few alternative side dishes for those who like to plan their menu in advance. Any of these would also make ideal plates to take if you are … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Steamed Chocolate Pudding

Best chocolate pudding ever. This dessert is very easy to make and ideal for the holidays because you can cook it in advance. It will happily steam in your slow cooker, leaving your oven space free for other items. It … Continue reading

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Christmas Fruit Cake

I’m back! Sorry for the extreme lack of posts this month. I had family visiting at the beginning of the month, then I managed to catch a cold which lasted for two weeks and meant I had absolutely no motivation … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

The big day is nearly here so I just wanted to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas 🙂 I don’t have a new recipe for you today but, if you end up with lots of left-over food … Continue reading

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Last minute Appetisers: Christmas Wraps

If you are looking for something quick and easy for a party, these take just a few minutes to make. These are very simple and you don’t have to stick to my recipe – the fillings can be adapted to … Continue reading

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Mince Pie Cheesecake Bites

All the flavours of a traditional fruit mince pie but in cheesecake form. If you like the idea of enjoying the traditional Christmas food of fruit mince pies but find that fruit mince can be a little too tart for your taste … Continue reading

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Pavlova Roll with Cherry Cream

This is much easier to make than it looks. If you are looking for an alternative to traditional Pavlova or Yule Log, this is a cross between the two. Using meringue as an alternative to sponge cake makes the ‘roll’ … Continue reading

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Alternative Side Dish: Cranberry and Walnut Rice Pilaf

Easy and pretty. If you don’t want to serve the traditional roasted vegetables with your Christmas meal, perhaps try this instead. It is also ideal if you are asked to bring a plate to a gathering because I bet nobody … Continue reading

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Party Food: Cherry Tomato, Bocconcini and Basil Wreath

If you have to bring a plate of food to a party but you aren’t a confident cook, this might suit you. This is perfect for a party or buffet and the size of the platter can easily be upsized … Continue reading

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