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

Chocolush Kalhua Espresso Martini

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    This chocolatey take on an espresso Martini is so delicious you’ll want more than one!   Ingredients: 100ml Shaken Udder Chocolush milkshake 25ml Kalhua coffee liqueur 25ml Vodka 25ml espresso shot Ice Single Cream Chocolate, for dusting Method: 1. In a cocktail shaker add all the liquid ingredients along with some ice. 2. Read More

Beef Wellington with Watercress and Smoked Prosciutto

  A fabulous alternative to the traditional bird at Christmas, this dish takes deserved billing as the ‘main event’. Serves 6 Prep time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 55 minutes plus one hour, chilling   Ingredients: 800g beef fillet 2 tbsp vegetable oil 500g watercress 12 slices smoked prosciutto 500g ready-made puff pastry 2 egg yolks Read More

Belvoir Black Forest Gateau Roulade

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    This mouthwatering recipe for Black Forest Gateau Roulade has been created by Lisa Faulkner for Belvoir Fruit Farms. If you are looking for a dessert to impress this Christmas, look no further!   Ingredients: (Serves 10) 200g plain chocolate 4 large eggs, separated 175g caster sugar caster sugar to dust   For the filling Read More

Hvid Gløgg – White Mulled Wine

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    Who said mulled wine needed to be red? Caroline Fleming shares her White Mulled Wine recipe, or to give it its Danish name, Hvid Gløgg. This is just one of more than 100 Danish recipes featured in her book Cook Yourself Happy. Caroline says: “I only tasted white gløgg for the first time about Read More

Goat’s Curd and Watercress Cheesecakes with Red Onion Marmalade Canapés

  Perfect mouth-sized bites to ward off the hunger pangs while you wait for the ‘main event’. (Serves 10) Cooking time: 1 hour Prep time: 1 hour plus 3 hours setting time   Ingredients: For the marmalade 400g red onion, finely sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 350g redcurrant jelly 50g balsamic vinegar 2 cloves 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

Vanillalicious Fudge

  Whip up this delicious, crumbly fudge using Shaken Udder milkshake. It’s the perfect gift or treat!   Ingredients: Butter, for greasing 300ml Shaken Udder Vanillalicious milkshake 350g caster sugar 100g unsalted butter   Method: Grease an 18cm square cake tin with butter. Put the Shaken Udder milkshake, sugar and butter in a heavy-based saucepan. 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