Snowmen Brownie Pops – Christmas Gifts

Snowmen Brownie Pops - soft gooey brownies covered in white chocolate. Have fun & decorate with coloured fondant, glittery sweets & sparkles for a cute edible Christmas gift!

Snowmen Brownie Pops – soft gooey brownies covered in white chocolate. Have fun & decorate with coloured fondant, glittery sweets & sparkles for a cute edible Christmas gift! For me, a big part of Christmas is the giving of homemade edible gifts. Luckily I’ve been able to get ahead with making various chutneys, chilli sauce …Continue Reading…

Mincemeat Streusel Slice

Mincemeat Streusel Slice - Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! No rolling out & no fancy stars to cut out. A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & a crumbly almond streusel topping.

Mincemeat Streusel Slice – Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! No rolling out & no fancy stars to cut out. A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & a crumbly almond streusel topping. Although I love Christmas baking during the build up to the festive season, things can become a bit hectic. This …Continue Reading…

Spicy Pumpkin & Cranberry Chutney

Spicy Pumpkin & Cranberry Chutney is a great way to use up your Halloween pumpkins. If you make your chutney now it will be nicely matured in 6 weeks, just in time to serve with cheese & cold meats over Christmas. Slow Cooker & traditional method included in recipe.

Make Spicy Pumpkin & Cranberry Chutney now & it will be nicely matured in 6 weeks, just in time to serve with cheese & cold meats over Christmas. This week’s pumpkin and squash recipe from the Kitchen Shed is Spicy Pumpkin & Cranberry Chutney. A recipe to make use of the insides of Halloween pumpkins …Continue Reading…

Best Ever Honeycomb

Best Ever Honeycomb - Perfect for Bonfire Night or Halloween! Step by step instructions with Kitchen Shed Tips to help you make the best & crunchiest honeycomb. This honeycomb will keep for months stored in an airtight container. AKA Cinder Toffee, Hokey Pokey, Sponge Candy, Puff Candy & Crunchie.

Halloween and Bonfire Night are fast approaching so I thought I’d share my Kitchen Shed Tips to help you make the best and crunchiest honeycomb … although getting here wasn’t as straightforward as I’d hoped. Last year I offered to make the favours for a family wedding where the brief was to make a sweet …Continue Reading…

Spicy Courgette Chutney

Spicy Courgette Chutney is delicious with cheese, cold meats & perfect for a cheese & pickle sandwich. Spiced with coriander, ginger, mustard seeds and a touch of chilli. Instructions are included for the slow cooker and conventional cooking.

I thought I’d share with you another of my recipes for preserving courgettes, Spicy Courgette Chutney, one I made for the local Christmas Market here in Brittany. It’s a delicious chutney spiced with coriander, ginger, mustard seeds and a touch of chilli – the chilli content isn’t blow your socks off hot and you can …Continue Reading…

Mini Bread Rolls & Loaves

Mini Bread Rolls – you can’t beat a basket of homemade rolls! Easy to make with step by step instructions for soft & fluffy rolls every time!

Mini Bread Rolls – you can’t beat a basket of homemade rolls! The perfect size for dinner rolls, sliders, canapés & packed lunches. I’ve adapted my Ted’s Rolls recipe for the party season to make mini bread rolls and mini loaves. Simply load them with your favourite filling or maybe slice the mini loaves and toast them, …Continue Reading…

Black Forest Pudding

Black Forest Pudding is the perfect Christmas pudding alternative, liqueur soaked cherries top this steamed chocolate pudding - delicious!

Black Forest Pudding is the perfect Christmas pudding alternative, liqueur soaked cherries top this steamed chocolate pudding – delicious! Don’t you find there’s usually someone at the dinner table who doesn’t like traditional Christmas pudding ? Part of my preparations each year is the challenge to serve Christmas pudding and a tasty alternative rather than …Continue Reading…