Christmas Food

Over here we are…

.. lying low .. raising tadpoles   .. hosting visiting friends and family   .. happy to have finished at least some of the Christmas sewing on time!   .. and we're talking about Santa's visit and eating leftovers! We had a lovely Christmas lunch here yesterday for extended family. There […]

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following the breadcrumbs

  There's something a little bit magic about a gingerbread house. The longevity of the gingerbread, mostly. It's crazy – it lasts and lasts and still tastes great.  Gingerbread is a business I wish I was in.  And the house building at Christmas time. Essential Christmas revelry.    (Everything is […]

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:: Celebrating sweet small person moving from not feeding, needing to be constantly carried and very obviously utterly miserable to small sweet person with a headcold. I think she may have had a dreadful sore throat yesterday, today she's just snotty but peaceful. And feeding. (Important in a Walmsley.) :: […]

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all starred out

Goodness me how many of THESE have I eaten this week? Mowielicious's Gingerbread Stars. Quick and delicious, perfect with egg nog or whisky or espresso, I love these biscuits.  I made about 100 stars per batch but that depends on the size of your cookie cutter and how many family […]

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Totally Cheating Christmas Trifle

So what is a festive dessert you can make a couple of days before Christmas when you have a bunch of people coming for dinner and visitors staying and you're still hoping the last online toy order you made will be delivered on time and where on earth is all […]

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