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Last Minute Gifts #2

This one is a bit of a cheat, and is an update on last year’s Ginger Fudge,  which was an adaptation of Nigella’s Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Fudge from Nigella Express. This is Christmas Pudding Fudge, and it is quite delicious! This is what you need: 350g dark chocolate, or a combination of milk and dark-the more … Continue reading

A small extravagance….

A small extravagance….

Hubby was dispatched to the butcher’s at the weekend, with 2 Small boys, and a very specific list: chicken pieces, mince, sausages, bacon and eggs (most of this will go in the freezer I hasten to add. This is not just a week’s worth of butchery shopping…) He came back with : 2 Small boys … Continue reading

Carrot Cake!

Carrot Cake!

We have a bit of a glut of carrots at the moment. No idea why really, but we do. So what better excuse to make Carrot Cake?! I have a great recipe from a book called Spectacular Cakes by Mich Turner, and it is very yummy. BUT, it is a bit of a faff, which … Continue reading

Millionaire’s Shortbread

Millionaire’s Shortbread

When I posted about my Mum’s birthday recently, I happened to briefly mention that I made her a batch of Millionaire’s Shortbread in lieu of birthday cake (we were all caked out with making SmallSmall’s Gruffalo cake..!). I feel it’s only fair to share the recipe with you now..! (And what better way to celebrate … 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