These almond frangipane mince pies were a real treat. Delightfully festive, with a twist on a traditional favourite, they taste great with a glass of mulled wine (or mulled wine tea). However, what makes them extra- special is that the ingredients were supplied by vegan bakery Poster Bakes, in partnership with homelessness charity The Connection… Continue reading Supporting the Homeless with Mince Pies
Happy New Year! Seeing as we are now on the last day of Christmas, I thought I’d post a throwback picture of the dessert table at a Christmas do at my workplace. It was beautifully arranged and the colours made me feel very festive. Looking ahead to a fantastic 2020, full of gorgeous and delicious… Continue reading Christmas Sweet Treats
Okay, so I had a lot of sweet food over Christmas. However my favourite was probably this Irish Liqueur Cheesecake, courtesy of The Chequers in Houghton Conquest.
Churros are the perfect sweet treat and these ones were gorgeous. This was a lovely end to a festive dinner with friends. Albero Lounge, Bedford Merry Christmas!
Happy New Year! Today is the 6th January and is therefore traditionally the last day of Christmas. I hope you’ve all been enjoying yourself over the last few weeks and indulging in a few festive treats. I definitely have. A lot of people are on post- holidays diets (which I don’t hold with) because they’ve… Continue reading Festive Treats
Hope you’ve all been enjoying a wonderful Christmas time! I certainly have and one of the things I’ve been doing is taking the opportunity to bake some festive treats. I love mince pies and especially enjoy making my own. If you have some mincemeat left over, or fancy extending the Christmas festivities (after all, Christmas… Continue reading Very Easy Mince Pies Recipe
Layla and I decided to get in the mood for Christmas today! Lola’s Cupcakes, St. Pancras
This year, Christmas has been an opportunity to eat and drink for me. I have to admit, I’ve enjoyed the Christmas food with relish. Here are a few pictures of what I’ve sampled over the last few weeks: Mulled Wine (The Embankment Hotel, Bedford) Turkey (of course!) Raspberry Sorbet Cherry and Chocolate Torte I’m very… Continue reading Christmas Food
One of the fun things about Christmas is trying out the many festive options that the major coffee chains offer. Luckily, I work just above a Starbucks so this gives me a good opportunity to sample what they provide. Starbucks’ Christmas drinks come in their famous red cups, which caused excitement in the office when… Continue reading Festive Drinks
This weekend I was lucky enough to go to two Christmas fairs, the Mill Street Winter Fair in Cambridge and Winter Wonderland in London. The fair in Mill Street was excellent for those who love their food, with stalls along the road selling cuisine from all over the world. I ate a fajita style lunch… Continue reading Christmas Markets