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 […]

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 […]

Christmas Butter a la Jamie Oliver!

    Using a compound butter containing fresh herbs pushed under the skin of your Christmas Turkey or Chicken, keeps the breast meat tender and flavorful while it roasts.  This delicious butter is made more festive with the addition of zest from a clementine.  You can choose what herbs you like, but go easy on stronger tasting ones like Rosemary, […]