Christmas in July Cooking Workshop

Christmas in July!! Are you ready for it? Apart from the fact that so many wonderful Christmas recipes are created in the Northern Hemisphere for cold Christmas holidays, November is also an incredibly busy time for us. Too busy to attend cooking workshops and plan our Christmas menu while office parties, carols by candlelight and…

Ginger Glazed Gammon

If you’ve been following me on Instagram this week, most of my recipes for Christmas have been featured there. But I’m posting the longer ones here on the blog today. Hopefully you have done your shopping already in anticipation of what you need to prep your Christmas meals! I find I’m always in the grocery…

Christmas Pudding Cheesecake

As we draw closer to Christmas Day, you might be thinking of things that you can prepare ahead. Desserts served in glasses look gorgeous and they take some of the admin out of your meal as you can do exactly that – prep ahead! This here is a fridge cheesecake with a Christmas pudding smashed…

This journey begins with Christmas

Welcome to my blog – which, with just one week to go, will start out as a Christmas Blog! While I’ve never really needed occasion to cook, there’s nothing quite like Christmas to get me motivated in the kitchen – combining traditional with new ideas, taking in the intoxicating scents of citrus, cinnamon and clove…