Spiced Brussels Sprouts

  Love them or hate them no Christmas meal is complete without sprouts. This delicious spicy version will convert even the most determined sprout-phobic! Total Prep Time: 20 mins Serves 2   Ingredients: 500g Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and finely shredded 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tsp. cumin seeds 4 drops Ginger Spice Drops® 4 drops Garlic Read More

Cranberry Chutney

Cranberry Chutney

  A delicious homemade cranberry chutney perfect for the big day and for sandwiches on Boxing Day when using up the left-over roast. Total Prep time: 65mins   Ingredients: 225 g cranberries, fresh or frozen 1/2 small onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt 225 g soft dark brown sugar 2 drops Nutmeg Spice Drops® 4 drops Ginger Read More

Watercress & Elderflower Martini

Watercress & Elderflower Martini

    It’s hot work all that cooking so refresh yourself with this rather tasty tipple – you deserve it! Serves 1 Prep time: 5 minutes   Ingredients: 4 lime wedges 10ml Belvoir Organic Elderflower Cordial 40ml Tanqueray gin 15ml Martini and Rossi Extra Dry Vermouth Fresh watercress leaves as garnish   Method: Muddle the Read More

Roasted Squash and Parsnip with Brown Butter

  Delicious roasted root vegetables with a hint of ginger make a stunning side dish for Christmas Total Prep Time: 45 mins Serves 4-6   Ingredients: 500 g butternut squash washed and cut into wedges 500 g parsnips, peeled and cut into halves 100 g unsalted butter 2 tbsps. dark brown sugar 3 tbsps. Maple syrup Salt Read More

Blinis with Smoked Salmon

  Salmon is a classic starter at Christmas but these blinis combine the tanginess of lemon with the kick of ginger adding a different dimension to the fish. Total Prep time: 20 mins Serves 20   Ingredients: 36 canape blinis 150 g pack smoked salmon 3 tbsp. crème fraiche 4 drops Ginger Spice Drops® 4 drops Cumin Read More

Vegan Chestnut and Beetroot Wellingtons with Watercress Pesto

  For vegetarians and vegans, there’s not a nut roast in sight but these fabulous Wellingtons instead.  They make a stunning addition to any festive table with the rich red of the beetroot contrasting with the bright green of the pesto. Serves 6 Prep time: 40 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 20 minutes plus 1 Read More

Salted Caramel Bread & Butter Pudding

Shaken Udder-

  This delicious recipe from Shaken Udder is a quick, simple and wonderfully warming pudding for the colder months and also makes a fantastically festive after-dinner treat!   Ingredients: 25g butter, plus extra for greasing 8 thin slices bread 50g chocolate chips 350ml Shaken Udder Salted Caramel Milkshake 50ml double cream 2 free-range eggs 25g granulated Read More

Mulled Wine Trifle

Holy Lama

    A decadent version of a classic retro dessert given a Christmas twist thanks to the festive spices. Total Prep Time: 30 mins Serves 8   Ingredients: 8 sheets of leaf gelatin 12 g sachet of raspberry jelly crystals 4 drops Ginger Spice Drops® 4 drops Cinnamon Spice Drops® 4 drops Clove Spice Drops® 6 drops Cardamom Spice Read More

Smoked Salmon Carpaccio with Horseradish Cream, Rainbow Beetroot, Radish, Capers and Watercress

    A delicious, light starter that looks so pretty and colourful it’s almost a shame to eat it!  But please do – it tastes as good as it looks! Serves 4 Prep time: 30 minutes   Ingredients: 400g smoked salmon, bloodline removed 1 purple beetroot 1 candy beetroot 1 golden beetroot 4 radishes 2 Read More