Cranberry and Orange Marmalade Recipe

Ever wondered what to do with all the reduced bags of oranges and cranberries in the shops after Christmas? Well, here’s a favourite cranberry and orange marmalade recipe which produces a beautiful rich magenta marmalade which can preserve the festive flavours for later in the year.     Ingredients  1850g oranges 240ml water 600g sugar […]

Christmas Cranberry and Champagne Jellies

These beautiful little jellies make a fantastic low calorie alternative to traditional Christmas pudding and are truly easy to make. Ingredients 450ml sparkling wine or champagne 450ml cranberry juice 100g Sugar 8 gelatin leaves Mint sprigs for decoration  Method  Pour 400ml of the cranberryjuice in a saucepan, add sugar and bring to a boil. Turn […]

Christmas Devils on Horseback Recipe

These delicious little sweet and savoury mouthfuls are a favourite in my family and have always replaced the more traditional “Pigs in Blankets” at Christmas time.  Not only is “Devils on Horseback”  a much racier name but they are also a lot lighter on the saturated fat and calories! Ingredients 10 prunes, stones removed, soaked […]

Gingerbread men Christmas tree decorations

I love making these personalised edible gingerbread decorations for our Christmas tree!  They’re fun, festive and a great activity even the youngest children can join in with. I’ve kept these simple with just a white icing name but with a few smarties, hundreds and thousands, food colouring and some imagination they can be as bright […]