Make a Christmas Rice Krispie House!

Rice Krispie House

Here’s a little project for the weekend, as an alternative to a baked Gingerbread house why not have a go at  my white chocolate Rice Krispie House? This was part of a group of Christmas recipes that I was asked to make and style for the Good Food Channel’s website. I think of all the recipes… 

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Cupcakes & A White Chocolate Malteser Cake – Good Food Channel

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There was more than a little cloud of icing sugar in my kitchen this weekend as I busily baked and decorated cakes for the school Christmas fair. Luckily, I’d already had a warm-up, creating some Christmas recipes for the Good Food Channel earlier in November, which provided me with the perfect template for the cake stall… 

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Stir-Up Sunday & a Nut-Free Christmas Pudding

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This weekend (Sunday 24th November) marks the British tradition of Stir-Up Sunday, which falls on the last Sunday before advent. The tradition involves getting the family to stir up the ingredients for the annual Christmas pudding, not forgetting to let everyone, including the children, to have a mix and to make a wish. This was… 

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Wigilia – A Polish Christmas Eve

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Another Christmas has come and gone…I hope you all had an enjoyable time. It’s been wonderful to relax, see family and friends and of course, enjoy plenty of good food and cheer. Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas for me without starting it all off with a Polish Christmas Eve meal at home with my family. My mother… 

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Mini Christmas Cakes and a Merry Christmas!

Mini Christmas Cakes

Do you make your own Christmas pudding or cakes? I have to say, it has never been part of my family tradition to make a Christmas pudding and I’m pretty sure that this is the first time I’ve made my own Christmas cakes. Our usual tradition is to make Pierniczki or Polish Spiced Christmas Cookies, to decorate… 

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The St Albans Cookbook Club #1

St Albans Bakehouse

St Albans has a new cookbook club! Inspired by an article written by Silvana de Soissons about The Bath Cookbook Club over at my favourite foodie publication The Foodie Bugle, I decided that St Albans needed one, too. With immediate interest from St Albans local Sheba Promod, we decided to go for it.  We put the word out… 

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Keep or Give: Christmas Spiced Cranberry and Plum Chutney

Spiced Cranberry and Plum Chutney

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas…and it snowed today! A snowy day calls for staying home, keeping warm and making a big pan of Christmas Spiced Cranberry and Plum Chutney. It is so easy to make (less than twenty minutes and it’s done) and it goes with a whole host of Christmas goodies – your… 

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Review and Giveaway: Bluebasil Brownies By Post

BlueBasil Brownies

These chocolate brownies really ought to come with a warning on them. They are slightly addictive.  I bake regularly and I can rustle up a pretty good brownie myself. But inside this little box lies pure decadence. I reviewed Bluebasil Brownies once before and in fact, it came to be one of my popular posts and giveaways…. 

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