Posts Tagged: Christmas

London’s best mince pies

London’s best mince pies What would Christmas be without the humble mince pie? Their arrival on supermarket shelves marks the start of the festive season (and the end to diets until next year!) Once filled with actual meat – often

London’s best mince pies

London’s best mince pies What would Christmas be without the humble mince pie? Their arrival on supermarket shelves marks the start of the festive season (and the end to diets until next year!) Once filled with actual meat – often

London’s top 10 festive menus 2017

The first frost is yet to arrive, but Christmas party planning has already begun, with Thursday and Friday night tables hotly contested for office parties and weekend seats being snapped up for meals with family and friends. While traditional turkey

London’s top 10 festive menus 2017

The first frost is yet to arrive, but Christmas party planning has already begun, with Thursday and Friday night tables hotly contested for office parties and weekend seats being snapped up for meals with family and friends. While traditional turkey

Spiced cranberry, walnut and honey porridge

A warming, hearty start to a winter’s day. Ingredients: 45g rolled oats 270ml whole milk 1/4tsp ground cinnamon 1/4tsp ground ginger pinch of freshly grated nutmeg 1 cup fresh cranberries (or frozen, thawed overnight) handful walnuts, roasted and chopped into

Spiced cranberry, walnut and honey porridge

A warming, hearty start to a winter’s day. Ingredients: 45g rolled oats 270ml whole milk 1/4tsp ground cinnamon 1/4tsp ground ginger pinch of freshly grated nutmeg 1 cup fresh cranberries (or frozen, thawed overnight) handful walnuts, roasted and chopped into

Recipes: Two boozy bakes for Christmas

Amaretto Brownies Boozy brownies, perfect on a cold winter’s night. Seriously dark chocolate spoked with Christmas flavours; bursts of tart cranberries in every bite liven up this otherwise dense, rich treat. Deliciously moist, with a dense, fudge-like texture dotted with nuggets

Recipes: Two boozy bakes for Christmas

Amaretto Brownies Boozy brownies, perfect on a cold winter’s night. Seriously dark chocolate spoked with Christmas flavours; bursts of tart cranberries in every bite liven up this otherwise dense, rich treat. Deliciously moist, with a dense, fudge-like texture dotted with nuggets

Restaurant Review: The Alwyne Castle, Highbury, London

The Alwyne Castle – just a short walk from Highbury & Islington Station in North London – is your quintessential cosy English pub. Every year, it fully embraces the fun and festivities of Christmas; fir trees adorned with twinkling lights,

Restaurant Review: The Alwyne Castle, Highbury, London

The Alwyne Castle – just a short walk from Highbury & Islington Station in North London – is your quintessential cosy English pub. Every year, it fully embraces the fun and festivities of Christmas; fir trees adorned with twinkling lights,

Recipe: Almond and hazelnut florentines

A delicious and festive Christmastime treat that makes a nice change to the biscuit jar for when guests pop round (although I wouldn’t recommend dipping them in your tea!) They look rather fancy, so are sure to impress, yet are quick and easy

Recipe: Almond and hazelnut florentines

A delicious and festive Christmastime treat that makes a nice change to the biscuit jar for when guests pop round (although I wouldn’t recommend dipping them in your tea!) They look rather fancy, so are sure to impress, yet are quick and easy