I love that part of Christmas where you just start eating food at weird times of the day. I’m talking about the mince pie, cheese and champagne breakfasts. The perfect acceptable piece of Christmas cake at 3pm, despite the fact you’ve just hoovered up a leftovers sandwich. Midnight bubble and squeak sessions that inevitably happen …

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When I was younger, Christmas Day had a set routine. It wasn’t timed to military precision, it just flowed.  We weren’t allowed up before 7am.  We’d all open our stockings only may parents bed (Note: impressive as I have three siblings).  Then Mum would cook the world’s largest breakfast.  Then presents after breakfast.  Then Christmas …

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2015 was the year of the hot sauce for me. From my first foray, into subsequent batches to keep my blood hot sauce level at a healthy level, of course it was going to get a Christmas makeover. Ingredients 200gr chillies 2 red peppers 3 cloves of garlic 100gr fresh cranberries 150ml water 3tbsp honey …

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Leaving an old blog behind was hard.  I kind of grew out of it but there was still some solid content on there.  I like to refresh some of it here every now and then.  Perfect for blogmas: Cinnamon Reindeer Shortbread Biscuits. I found this brilliant piping idea on Pinterest Ingredients 125gr butter 65gr caster …

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