Potato Croquettes with Sweet Sriracha Mayo: super fast and easy to make with leftover mashed potatoes!
Sweet Potato & Avocado Yaki Onigiri: a great alternative to home made sushi (vegan, gf).
Klejner (danish christmas snack) - Deep fried goodies, crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside, almost like a doughnut. Traditional Danish Christmas goodies.
A simple, easily prepped ahead, Peppermint Martini Recipe! A perfect, seasonal drink recipe for a party hostess on the go!
Semur Ayam - chicken and potatoes stewed in nutmeg and sweet soy sauce
Biscotti Ferro di Cavallo (Horseshoe Biscuits), Sicilian Christmas biscuits.
Christmas morning, here we come - Almond Cinnamon Buns, dotted with dried fruit
Finnish Christmas 'Poinsettia' Pastries made of puff pastry, filled with plum jam
Honey Cake with Semolina and Pistachio, soft, unique, delicious!
Mirabelle plums noted for its tender flesh and yellow coloring, is used to make a jam to go inside the Plum Soufflé, from Andrew Mackenzie
Chocolate Stout Shortbread Cookies. Because when you bring beer cookies to the cookie exchange, you win.
Monica shares a recipe for moreish yet simple spiced home made biscuits. Just about any flour works with them, but they are particularly good with gluten free flours or something substantial like wholemeal or spelt.
Duchess Potatoes, easy to make, tasty with steaks, fish, poultry
Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Ruby Port and Orange Zest
Peppermint Bark, fun version when peppermint, dark chocolate, toffee come together
Turkey Arancini, Italian snack, with leftover risotto, leftover turkey, incredibly tasty, great snack that kids can help make
Do Ahead Monkey Bread with Red and Green Chilies, festive, delicious subtle kick
Rudolph Cookies, cute, perfect as a Christmas gift!
Mexican Brownies, perfect grain-free treat, decadent, rich, fudgy, and cayenne pepper adds a subtle kick
Mulled Pineapple Cocktail
Peanut Butter Carob Cookies for Dogs
Gingerbread Safari Park from Andrew Mackenzie, will need animal cutters to make a full safari, or just as delicious gingerbread men
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