Posts Tagged ‘cookies’

I know it’s January and everyone’s avoiding rich food and dieting and blablabla but I am somehow still in the holiday-season-baking-non-stop-zone. And everyone knows if you make food from scratch then it’s real butter not preservatives and that’s practically healthy right?

This recipe was inspired by some cranberry shortbread biscuits I ate while having a meeting at The Grand Hotel in Brighton not long ago. As a charity worker I don’t often have meetings at fancy hotels but these biscuits made me wish it happened more often…

shortbread biscuits


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Answer: Definitely not throw it away! I am not a massive fan of Christmas pudding so I knew I wouldn’t eat any more of it. So I tried a couple recipes and I think I found a winner for using up the leftover pudding, or whatever dried fruit and nuts you’ve got in your cupboards…

christmas pudding biscotti (more…)

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Last year I gave a few people boxes of homemade brownies for Christmas. They went over pretty well so this year I thought I’d give homemade gingerbread instead of the usual Christmas cards. No big deal, just a bit of baking and then I’d have the perfect present for all my lovely family and friends. Of course in the end this was a bigger project than Christmas shopping! But it was worth it in the end… I think!

xmas tree


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