Caramel Christmas Meringue

  A fantastic alternative to Christmas pudding. Layers of soft, mallowy meringue layered with caramel and caramel cream then frosted with toasted almonds and icing sugar.   Ingredients: (Serves 6-8) 5 egg whites 300g caster sugar 1 tsp distilled malt vinegar 300ml carton double cream 60g Bonne Maman Salted Caramel To decorate 50g shredded toasted Read More

Apricot Mince Pies

    This recipe has been developed by Moyra Fraser for Bonne Maman – The Seasonal Cookbook (Simon & Schuster), available through Amazon and all good booksellers (RRP. £14.99).    Ingredients: (Makes 12) 100g (3 ½ oz) unsalted butter, at room temperature and cubed, plus extra for greasing 200g (7 oz) plain flour, plus extra for dusting Read More

Earl Grey and Gin Cured Salmon

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      Combine a love of seafood with a love of gin with this different yet delicious Earl Grey & Gin Cured Salmon recipe by gin specialists Maytime Inn. Why not give it a try today?   Ingredients: For the cured salmon: 3 teaspoons loose leaf earl grey, divided 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 Read More

Rød Gløgg – Danish Red Mulled Wine by Caroline Fleming

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  We share Caroline Fleming’s Red Mulled Wine recipe, just one of more than 100 Danish recipes featured in her book Cook Yourself Happy. Here is what Caroline has to say about this recipe: I believe in ‘any excuse’ for a glass of mulled wine, not just when the temperature outside is below freezing. In Denmark Read More

Brunkager – Cinnamon Christmas Cookies

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    These delightful Cinnamon Christmas Cookies are brought to you by Caroline Fleming from her book Cook Yourself Happy, a collection of more than 100 Danish recipes to create and enjoy. Here is what Caroline has to say about this recipe: The happiest times of a child’s life has to include birthdays and Christmases, Read More

Homemade Mince Pie Recipe by Fiona Burrell

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    Christmas isn’t Christmas without mince pies and Make It Shabby is delighted to share with you this mince pie recipe by the former principal of Prue Leith’s School of Food and Wine in London, Fiona Burrell. Fiona then decided to set up on her own and is now the  principal of Edinburgh New Read More

Cook Simply for Less with Simply Cook! (And Get Your First Box Half Price!)

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    SimplyCook is the brand new way to create a healthy, delicious meal in minutes. A SimplyCook box gives you chef-blended Ingredient Kits and easy-to-follow recipes cards, delivered straight to your door. With SimplyCook, everybody can make amazing home-cooked meals in just 20 minutes. How does SimplyCook work? They create simple, delicious, restaurant-quality recipes Read More

Waldorf-Inspired Tuna and Avocado Salad

Waldorf-Inspired Tuna And Avocado Salad

    This recipe for this delicious Waldorf-Inspired Tuna and Avocado Salad has been brought to you by the World Avocado Organization. In case you were not aware that such an organisation existed, the World Avocado Organization’s (WAO) primary purpose is to promote and increase the consumption, awareness and value of avocados in international markets. Read More

Grab Your FREE Bernat Crochet Mermaid Tail Pattern from Hobbycraft

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      Do you know a little merman or mermaid that’s lost their tail? Head on over to Hobbycraft where you can download this fabulous mermaid tail crochet pattern absolutely free. All you need is an 8mm hook and 4 balls of Bernat Baby Blanket yarn and a few hours to whip up a Read More