Christmas Mince Pies

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas to us Brits without our traditional Mince Pies. Dozens are made and devoured during this festive season and enjoyed as a teatime treat with a cup of tea, a glass of sherry, or as dessert with whipped cream. A custom dating from the middle ages say that if you eat a […]

Raspberry Almond Tartlets

Similar to an English Bakewell Tart, these little tartlets are easy to make and will definitely please your happy guests. They’ll never know they’re eating gluten free! A flaky, light pastry crust encases a thin layer of jam and is topped with frangipan – a moist, lightly sweetened, almond flavored sponge. I adapted the recipe […]

Spiced Orange Cake with Christmas Pudding Ice Cream

  This stunning yet easy to make cake comes from English Chef, Tom Kerridge, who runs the only 2 Michelin Star Pub in England.  It’s better the day after it’s made and stays moist into the third day if it lasts that long.  You can accompany it with plain vanilla ice cream, lightly sweetened whipped cream or it’s a […]