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Lazy soup…

Lazy soup…

It was a Sunday post-Christmas. It was cold. And raining. And lunchtime. And BigSmall announced he wanted soup for lunch. A quick scout of the fridge revealed a surfiet of bread sauce still waiting to be eaten, but not much in the way of soup making ingredients. The veg basket was similarly bare. So in … Continue reading

Christmas morning Chelsea buns

Christmas morning Chelsea buns

I mentioned yesterday that we had Chelsea buns for breakfast on Christmas morning, so I thought it was only fair to share the recipe with you! Despite my Bread Day at River Cottage and my other bread making exploits (you can read about them here, and here ) I have always been a bit scared of making Chelsea … Continue reading

Festive Rocky Road

Festive Rocky Road

The Advent activity today was to make Rocky Road. And not just any Rocky Road, Festive Rocky Road…. Here it is in all it’s glory: Can you spot what might be festive about it….? It’s not just the sprinkles, we have added a few ‘festive’ extras too. It is based on the lovely Nigella’s Rocky … Continue reading

Christmas biscuits

Christmas biscuits

Today’s Advent activity was to make Christmas biscuits. This is, I will admit, a little early for the big day itself, but I am sure we will make some more before then, and I did have a slight ulterior motive… BigSmall’s pre-school are having a biscuit decorating stall at a Christmas Fayre on Saturday, and … Continue reading

Coffee kisses

Coffee kisses

I put a picture of these on Twitter recently (you can follow me, @makeandmendyear for more such tantalising nuggets…) and was asked for the recipe, so I thought that this was as good a place as any to share it. It is from The Hairy Bikers’ Family Cookbook, Mums know best, and is really pretty … Continue reading