Christmas Food and Drink Ideas

Christmas Food and Drink Ideas

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Spread the loveChristmas Lunch can be really stressful, especially if you are the one hosting. You have to do the shopping, the cooking, tasting and buying the wines and champagne, buying the decorations, place settings, name cards and plan the games and entertainment too.  There are lots of ways to reduce the stress by some…


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Homemade pesto recipe

Homemade pesto recipe

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Spread the lovePesto is a really versatile sauce and not just good for pasta. You can use pesto to jazz up some simple steamed or roasted vegetables or add a spoonful into a bowl of soup to add an extra level of flavour.  The combination of the aromatic herbs and the umami tanginess of parmesan…


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How to make choux pastry swans

How to make choux pastry swans

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Spread the loveInspired by all the baking going on in Bake Off, I really wanted to get baking again, specifically to make some choux pastry swans which is also sometimes called cream puff swans. I’ve only made choux pastry a couple of times before, just to make eclairs and cream puffs. The last time, I…


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