Christmas in a Jar – DIY Gifts

 do love making home and hand made Christmas presents for teachers, so with the theme of the past few years and trying to stay creative like my Cookie Jar DIY gifts,  Brownie in a Jar, Mug Cake Mix or my … Read More

Spiced Pumpkin Muffins

These lightly spiced moist pumpkin muffins are super delicious! They have that Autumn Christmas feel to them. If you love Cinnamon and Ginger then you will love these little comfort muffins with a hot cuppa. Pumpkin is very American, and … Read More

Red Thai Curry Paste

There is nothing more satisfying than making your own Thai curry made with Thai paste made from scratch. Then once you realise how easy this process is – I can’t imagine you will go back to the jar version specially … Read More

Brownie DIY Jar Gift

Making home-made gifts for people is such a satisfying experience. We going over for dinner to a neighbour’s house and didn’t want to go with just the normal cliche of Wine and Flowers, so I decided to make this Large … Read More

Mug Cookie DIY Jar

I do enjoy making Cookie Mix in a jar where by all the dry ingredient are in the jar and all that needs to be added is the wet. These little mini jars make perfect Mug Cake or Cookie Gifts … Read More

Mango & Plum Fruit Butter

Plum and Mango fruit butter is a lovely complementing flavour with the rich sweetness from the mango and tart sweetness from the plums. This is a pectin free form of jam. I’ve not seen this combination before, so thought I … Read More

Pineapple & Plum Fruit Butter

Fruit Butter has no butter, it is a sweet spread made of fruit and sugar cooked to a paste, similar to jam, preserve and jelly. Fruit butters usually come in wide-mouthed jars. I decided to use fresh pineapple and plum … Read More

Cranberry Apple Chutney

When you start seeing bags of fresh cranberries for £1 you know it’s getting closer to Christmas and time to make some chutney! I love Christmas season, as you have yummy foods like cranberry chutney with cheese and biscuits or … Read More

Baileys Truffles

It’s that time of year where you start making truffles specially liquor truffles. I opted for more well known Baileys Truffles, but you can get very adventurous and try whiskey, rum and even kirsch truffles. These may get made over … Read More

Snowman Christmas Cake

I love Christmas time, I had made the actual Cherry Brandy Christmas Cake at the end of November and have fed it Brandy and Cherry Brandy weekly. It’s going to be a boozy cake! This year I decided to make … Read More

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