Tag Archives: Holidays

Simple Honey Mustard Glazed Ham

This is an easy but impressive option for your Easter ham. I’m not a huge fan of the traditional way of studding the ham with cloves¬†as there is always the worry that someone is going to eat a whole clove … Continue reading

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Roast Pumpkin and Chorizo Wreath Pie

Super tasty. If you are looking for a delicious dinner or something to take to a party, this pie won’t disappoint. The pumpkin, and also a potato, are roasted in the oven with the chorizo (which can be done in … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Slab Cake

Feeds a crowd! This would also be great packaged up in pretty boxes as a holiday gift. It is easy to make and tastes delicious. The hint of lemon in the buttercream frosting works perfectly with the dense gingerbread cake. … Continue reading

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Recipe Re-visit: Turkey Meatballs with Butternut and Cranberry Cream Sauce

All the holiday flavours with little effort. I came up with this recipe back in 2012 as an holiday alternative for people who might not want to roast a whole turkey. You could also make a variation using left-overs rather … Continue reading

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Baked Festive ‘Scotch Eggs’

These are easier to make than they look ūüôā I always find that Christmas is an ideal¬†time to¬†cook things that are a little bit different to normal, so I thought I would make a baked version of ‘Scotch Eggs’¬†(which are … Continue reading

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Baked Brie with a Oregano & Garlic Bread Roll Wreath

Let’s party! If you need a recipe for a party buffet plate then this is ideal. The bread rolls can be made any size you like which is perfect if you want to share with a lot of people. Cheese … Continue reading

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Golden Syrup ‘Melting Moments’ cookies

If you like butter cookies then you’ll love these. As the name suggests, these really do melt in your mouth. Melting Moments are quite a common recipe, but I’ve not encountered them with golden syrup as an ingredient until I … Continue reading

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Layered Christmas Pie

Christmas dinner in a pie. This pie was one of the very first recipes that I posted on Recipe Adaptors back in 2010. It really was delicious and¬†I thought it deserved a¬†special re-visit.¬†I must therefore apologise for the photos because … Continue reading

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Double Choc Rum Balls

Yum. These little cake balls are a¬†perfect treat for the holidays and also make a great food gift. The combination of chocolate and rum is a classic and it is very hard to eat just one of these. I particularly … Continue reading

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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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