Month: December 2017

Fabulous Foodie Gifts for Christmas

Fabulous Foodie Gifts for Christmas

Who doesn’t like getting something to eat for Christmas?  Whether it’s homemade fudge or truffles, some shortbread, or a whole hamper of goodies, everyone enjoys receiving edible treats.  I have a friend who makes pickled onions or shallots for me most years, usually from their […]

A Non Traditional Christmas.

A Non Traditional Christmas.

Christmas food can be anything you want it to be.  You don’t have to cook turkey.  I cooked turkey for years.  I didn’t even eat it, and not all of my family were that keen either.  I did it because, well, it was tradition.  One […]

Let’s Talk Turkey!

Let’s Talk Turkey!

In the 90’s I worked for a company that thought a frozen turkey was a great ‘Christmas bonus’ for their staff.  For some it was perhaps, but this poor vegetarian would rather have had a tenner in her pay packet!  I took the turkey anyway […]

It’s all in the Prep

It’s all in the Prep

If you’re panicking about cooking Christmas dinner for the first time, or the fiftieth, there’s plenty you can do to get ahead rather than having a melt down on the big day. First, however, ask yourself a few questions: Do I need to do a […]