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 […]

Vietnamese Chicken Lemongrass Meatballs with Quick Pickled Vegetables and Sriracha Dressing

Flavorful, tender meatballs are served over a bed of rice or noodles, with crunchy salad, sweet and tangy pickled vegetables and a drizzle of creamy spicy dressing over the top. The inspiration for this dish came from a recipe by fellow Blogger (Pinch of Yum) but I’ve tweaked it up a little to suit our […]

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, […]