Holiday Spice Cake with Eggnog Buttercream
Smoky Gouda Mac & Cheese
Chocolate Covered Cranberry Truffles, perfect last-minute holiday treat
Truly transcendent Golden Toffee, couldn't be easier to whip up
Sweet Chilli Chicken with Garlic, Lemon, and Coriander from Shaun Rankin is actually very child-friendly, sweet flavor will tempt the fussiest of kids
Warm up with this yummy Minestrone Soup!
Mini Brioche, great way to introduce children to breadmaking, then use any leftover, stale brioche to make a bread and butter pudding
Honey Madeleines from Dominic Chapman offers supreme take on the French patisserie favorite
Sweet and Spicy Candied Nuts, the perfect beer snack
Sausage and Lentil Casserole from Geoffrey Smeddle, with all the deliciously comforting flavors of autumn and winter in one pot
Grilled Prawn Skewers, zesty, smoky marinade brings out the flavor of the prawns, while chutney and peppers provide added oomph
Take a break from the sweets with this ultimate cheesy indulgence in the form a sweet roasted red pepper scone loaf. Easy but impressive!
Spicy Carrot and Lentil Soup, warming, low fat, low budget
Honey Mustard Roasted Cashews: Sweet, smokey, EASY and addictive holiday appetizer. Only 10 minutes of prep!
Festive Plaited Loaf from Andrew Mackenzie, for decorative purposes, as an edible festive wreath, or simply glazed with fondant or butter and enjoyed
Meyer Lemon Roasted Carrot Strings with a yogurt lemon dipping sauce.
Snowy Turkey Mountains, edible mountain made up of turkey drumsticks, pancetta, root vegetable mash, will bring a sense of adventure to the dinner table
Orange & red onion salad with poppy seed dressing
This sweet treat from Shaun Rankin is similar to Rocky Road - always a kids' favourite - but uses popcorn instead of marshmallows. Stash a couple in their lunchbox or enjoy over a good film
These are the creamiest, smoothest homemade soft caramels I have ever tasted, and I'm a bit of a caramel fanatic! A labor of love, but worth the effort.
These nifty pork parcels are slightly tricky to put together, but once the kids get the hang of them they want to make them again and again!
Fruit and Nut Shortbread Cookies
This apple chutney has a soothing warmth, making it a great option for the chilly winter months. The cinnamon twirls are a delightful accompaniment and can be prepared by older children
Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cones - Crispy sugar cone dipped in creamy dark chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peppermint candy canes.
These homemade peppermint marshmallows are fantastic dipped in chocolate, and even better in a mug of hot cocoa.
A classic sandwich cookie (aka homemade oreos) with a chocolate cream filling.
Lemon Polvorones typical Spanish Christmas sweets, this gluten free version. Language recipe: Galician
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bar!
Spicy egg-nog, the dutch way
Australian rum balls (recipe in English and Polish)
This chocolate ginger cookie is a nice variation on gingerbread with a hint of chocolate. Ideal for cookie cutters as it holds it shape well.
A beloved Christmas tradition: mince pies with homemade vegetarian mincemeat and brandy butter.
Old Fashioned Pickled Herring, legend has it that eating pickled herring at midnight on New Year's Day will bring you good luck!
The Perfect Cider Glazed Ham!
rustic almond pear tart with toffee sauce. this is an absolutely beautiful and delicious desert!
Snowball Cookies, the perfect Christmas Cookie!
Čokolada salama - A deliciously easy chocolate "salami" that's popular during the holiday season
Bonnie's Special Caramels - The best home made caramels you will ever have melt in your mouth!
Festive ecairs with gingerbread buttercream and chocolate
Choux Fritters, once you pop one into your mouth, you can’t stop!
Caramelized Oranges With Rosemary and Honey, broiled oranges make an elegant antidote to the season's excesses, from the weekend journal
Einstök Icelandic Ales - beautiful packaging we couldn't resist, and delicious beer within! Drink. Conquer. Repeat.
Penuche Fudge is a gluten free, no bake candy that's perfect for Christmas!
Holiday Sides: Heston Blumenthal's Mac and Cheese, Tuna Beans Beetroot Salad, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, and more