Mulled Wine-Chocolate Balls
Spongy donuts with a sweet, eggnog and nutmeg flavor hand-dipped in eggnog frosting. Would you believe they're only 122 calories each?
Bunch of chilis in the ancient food market of Campo de' Fiori in Rome.
Cooked and cooled cauliflower, diced apples and cashews, with a hint of Thai basil and a ginger / tahini vinaigrette.
Easy Peasy brown sugar cookies - with chia seeds and orange zest
Halo Halo - Filipino dessert made out of mixed beans, fruits, gulaman, tapioca pearls, nata de coco and sweet potato served with milk flavoured shaved ice topped with purple yam, leche flan and ice cream
Take a break from sweet Christmas baking with this stunningly delicious classic Indian butter chicken. This recipe was live blogged and tested by other food bloggers as it was being made.
These classics are dark chocolaty - almost fudge-like - with a crispy crackly exterior.
Herb rubbed pork loin roast with potatoes and apples
Brownie bites fragrant with traditional Lebkuchen spices and enriched with marzipan. A twist on traditional German Christmas favourites
Oatmeal Turtle Jumbles - oatmeal cookie base with a chocolate pecan filling and a oatmeal caramel topping.
A Prime Rib Primer to guide you past your intimidation of this awesome cut of beef. Includes tips on how and where to purchase your meat.
Peppermint Mocha Jello Shots ~ Have your holiday cocktail and eat it too!
Creamy Risotto with Vegetables and Bacon Crumbles
Sticky Rice Krispie French Toast
Frozen hot chocolate on a 20 degree NYC day. Not pictured:3 giant marshmallows assembled to form a snowman.
Spicy Brownie Crackle Cookie. The perfect cookie for Santas impending visit. It's like having the edge piece of brownie in every bite with just enough heat to warm you.
A loaf of bread with powdered ranch and cheddar cheese done completely on the smoker!
Miniature cherry cheesecake
Tired of Christmas cookies? Peppermint chocolate pretzel treats.
Spiced Baked Muscat Custards, a decadent end to your Christmas lunch!
Candied Winter Citrus Cake
Amarena cherries. The main ingredient to Amarena Mascarpone Trifle.
Raw and unfiltered honeycomb is the gorgeous centerpiece of this cheese service.
Sweet Walnut Bread (Cozonac cu Nuca) - a traditional Romanian Christmas dessert.
Sesame Noodles - with a bit of heat from Sriracha.
Snowball Melt Away Cookies, Gluten Free. Because no holiday is complete without these fabulous melt in your mouth nutty treats.
Gemelli with Fresh Herbs and Chopped Olives: simple, unfussy and satisfying.
Candy Cane Popcorn--the ideal 100-calorie holiday snack to zap your chocolate cravings!
Christmas Spice Cake - a delicious fruit free alternative to the traditional Christmas cake
Seafood cream soup. This might sound quite MacGyver-like, but you just need a pen cap and a drinking glass to decorate your creams or soups this Christmas
Christmas tea. A warming, spicy blend of orange pekoe tea, cinnamon, cloves, orange pieces, pink peppercorns and vanilla.
Stollen -- sweet German Christmas bread laden with fruits, nuts, and spices
Rich, fudgy, chocolate cookie smeared with a cool, creamy, melted Andes Mint. A simple Christmas Holiday treat for the "must bake" list!
Double Chocolate Caramel Corn & Cocoa Rice Krispies Candy Bars. Use up odds & ends from Holiday baking season in these easy no-bake bars.
Parmesan biscuits with or without ham
Soft and chewy molasses spice cookies.
Sweet Potato & Lentil Dhal, Indian comfort food to warm your soul!
Baatica/ Batega/ Baath Cake - A Christmas-time coconut and semolina cake from Goa (India).
Homemade Fennel Salami, yet another fabulous recipe from Ruhlman's "Charcuterie".
Banana & Candied Walnut Muffins
A foldable set of grill utensils for grilling on the go.
Hazelnut Cookies Made with Whole Wheat Flour and Nutella - My all-time favorite holiday cookie!
An Indian Christmas-time treat from Goa. Deep-fried and sugar glazed Kulkuls/ Kalkals/ Kidyo (dough curls).
Low Carb Chocolate Chip Walnut Brownies made with Soy Flour
Christmas Spritz Cookies - Pistachio and Vanilla dual flavour spritz cookies. They are so delightful, you wouldn't believe how easy they are to make.