Tag Archives: Holidays

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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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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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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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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