Party food

Dec
15

Quick and easy party food

The presents are wrapped, the food is bought and everything is ready. At this time of year, there always looms the possibility of an unexpected guest (in addition to the one coming down the chimney). You might have asked a friend or two over for the evening, and they have brought a friend…or two. Whatever the situation, its good to have a few failsafe ingredients on standby for last-minute party food.

 

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Dec
15

Mint Choc Chip Creams Recipe

mint choc chip smallMint choc chip creams are one of those treats that we all remember from childhood, and there is a reason for that; they are so easy to make (meaning little ones can get creative with you in the kitchen), and they are a really yummy treat, especially if you have a sweet craving after dinner that you need to satisfy.

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Dec
12

Stilton Gougeres

gougeres stiltonThis delicious party snack from Gordon Ramsay’s new Christmas book will get you in the mood for the festive season. The recipe makes plenty – so divide as necessary – and is a great way to use up leftover Christmas Stilton for your New Year canapes.

 

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Dec
08

Sparkling Ruby Mocktail

Sparkling-ruby-mocktailChildren will feel so grown-up with this fun pink lemonade (with a party twist)! A great way for them to join in with the Christmas merriment and you can serve them in stylish plastic cocktail glasses with colourful drinks decorations.

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Dec
07

Angel Cut-Out Cookies

Christmas angel cookiesDecorate these cookies with sparkly balls and gold and silver glitter and hang them from lengths of ribbon to make your own band of angels. Alternatively, collect long twigs and small branches, cluster them in a vase and hang cookies from them.

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Dec
06

Cranberry Vodka

This is a fruity seasonal infusion, which will put any leftover cranberries to good use. It’s worthy of  leaving out for Father Christmas when he visits, a great gift idea or perfect for toasting the arrival of 2015. Drink it cold from the freezer in small glasses.

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Dec
01

Christmas Yule Log

Christmas yule logA chocolate roulade is traditional at Christmas and this one from Annabel Karmel is even more heavenly with its mascarpone filling. If you have time, try making some white truffle snowman figures, complete with red scarves! 

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Nov
26

Pumpkin, Roast Garlic and Sage Soup – a Warming Treat for Thanksgiving!

pumpkin roast garlic sage soup for thanksgivingWhilst Thanksgiving isn’t something that we really celebrate here in the UK, that doesn’t mean that the day doesn’t go unnoticed. How could it – the wonderful, seasonal ingredients and delicious traditional recipes are enough to whet the appetites of foodies on both sides of ‘the pond’!

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