Christmas recipes

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Christmas fun

We all love Christmas decorations, Christmas gifts and Christmas food, but there is a whole lot more to Christmas than just those things, so we thought we have a special section filled with all the extra Christmas fun we plan to enjoy this holiday season. Enjoy! Christmas Nails Christmas Cookie Designs Christmas Drawings for Children

Christmas desserts

Bûche de Noël: yule log

Ingredients: 4 large eggs, separated 2/3 cups of sugar, divided 2 tablespoons of water 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1/2 cup of ground almonds 1/2 cup of sifted cake flour 3 tablespoons of cocoa 1/2 teaspoon of cream of tartar Dash of salt 2-3 tablespoons of confectioners’ sugar Chocolate buttercream frosting 1/2 cup of chopped […]

Christmas desserts

Gingerbread men

Ingredients: Melted butter for greasing 125g of butter at room temperature 100g/1/2 cup of firmly packed brown sugar 125ml/1/2 cup of golden syrup 1 egg, separated 375g/2 1/2 cups of plain flour 1 tbsp of ground ginger 1 tsp of mixed spice 1 tsp of bicarbonate of soda Plain flour for dusting 150g/1 cup of […]

christmas desserts

English Christmas fruit cake

Ingredients: 1lb 2oz/525g of currants 8oz/225g of golden raisins/sultanas 8oz /225g of raisins 4oz /110g of finely chopped mixed candied peel 6oz /165 of halved glace cherries 10oz/300g of all purpose/plain flour A pinch salt ½ level tsp of mixed spice ½ level tsp of ground cinnamon ½ level tsp of freshly ground nutmeg 2½ […]

Christmas desserts

Christmas peppermint cake

Ingredients: Cake: 3 cups (360 g) of all-purpose flour 2 3/4 cups (550 g) of white sugar 1 cup (120 g) of dark unsweetened cocoa powder 2.5 teaspoons (12 g) of baking soda 2 teaspoon (10 g) of baking powder 2 teaspoon (14 g) of salt 1 cup + 2 tablespoons (280 ml) of room […]

Christmas recipes

Gravy recipe

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of butter 1/2 cup of flour 1 clove of minced garlic 1/4 cup of ketchup 1 tsp of Dijon mustard 1 tbsp of Worcestershire sauce 1 quart of cold beef broth salt and black pepper to taste Method: 1. In a saucepan, melt the butter over a medium-low heat. 2. Add the […]

Christmas Dinner

Roast parsnips

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs of parsnips, peeled and julienned 3 tablespoons of olive oil 2 pinches of cayenne (to taste) 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt  (to taste) 2 cloves of minced garlic Method: 1. Preheat oven to 450F/230C. 2. Layer the parsnips on a baking sheet in single layer. 3. Sprinkle with the olive oild, […]

Christmas Dinner

Roast potatoes

Ingredients: 1 lb/ 500g of peeled floury potatoes 4 tbsp of goose fat, lard or vegetable oil Salt and pepper Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 425F/220C/gas mark 7. 2. Cut the potatoes into even sized pieces and place in a saucepan. Cover with cold water, add a sprinkle of salt and bring to the […]

Christmas Recipes

Stuffing balls

Ingredients: 1 cup of chopped onions 4 tablespoons of butter 1/2 cup of chopped celery 6 cups of dry bread cubes 2 cups of low sodium chicken broth or water 2 slightly beaten eggs 4 tablespoons of dried parsley flakes 4 teaspoons of dried sage 2 teaspoons of dried poultry seasoning 1/2 teaspoon of freshly […]

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