Posts tagged Christmas

Vodka Jelly Shots

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  I made this several days before my party which is fantastic as it was one less thing I had to worry about on the day. I was trying to keep things simple and easy going, less stress equals more fun! This is so easy to make and fun to share at any party. As […]

Leche Flan in the Slow Cooker (Creme ...

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This recipe is a Filipino sweet. Often served at special gatherings like Christmas, birthdays, parties and celebrations. It is quite sweet so a small serving is adequate. This is a really simple dish with only 4 ingredients needed and not much preparation. In other parts of the world it is more commonly known as Creme […]

Angels We Have Heard on High – ...

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Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! I love this piece from thepianoguys and wanted to share it with you so you can enjoy it too. Angels We Have Heard on High – Thepianoguys   Like it….share it

Kebacadatjes

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This is a Dutch delicacy that my mum would make, just like her mum did. Every Christmas as a part of our celebration feast the little bacon wrapped sausage/meatball would be the first to be devoured. It would not have been Christmas without them and now I am going to share this special recipe with you so […]

Dutch Chicken Croquettes

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  This is a traditional Dutch recipe that my mother gave to me. She would make these only for special occasions, like Christmas or Birthday’s! They are certainly a special treat, especially because the making of them is quite a bit involved but definitely worth all the effort in the end. This recipe will make approximately 120-130 croquettes […]

Lumpia – Filipino Spring Rolls

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Said (Loum-pia), this is a  Filipino spring roll. Taught to me by my mother in-law, this recipe is absolutely delicious and perfect for any party or celebration. They tend to disappear faster than they are served, and they go perfectly with some sweet chilly dipping sauce. Like it….share it

Fraises à la Crème Sucrée (Strawberri...

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Everyone loves strawberries and cream, well this is like strawberries and cream with a touch of class. A little bit of sweetness with a beautiful flavour of strawberries. This will sure be a crowd pleaser at any large gathering. No one will be able to resist the temptation of a second helping. So easy to […]

Sweet Tropical Fruit Salad

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This is a traditional Filipino dish, made easy by using canned fruits. Just what everyone needs for a quick and easy dessert when friends or family are coming over for a feast. It is great for any festive occasion but goes down perfectly after a Christmas dinner. This dish always tastes better made a day […]

Christmas Gingerbread House – A...

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I have posted the instructions on how to make this gingerbread house in three parts because that is really how the whole process occurs, in three stages. The making of the Gingerbread, the cutting and baking of the house parts and the building of the house. Which is what I will show you now. Like it….share it

Christmas Gingerbread House – P...

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This Gingerbread House is something I really enjoy making for Christmas, I make it in place of the traditional Christmas Cake. Everyone loves it when it comes time to break up the Gingerbread House on Christmas Day. It may look complicated but with the right instructions and patience anyone can bake, build and decorate this […]

Traditional Gingerbread Christmas Bis...

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  Every year at Christmas time I love to bake this traditional Gingerbread recipe and have my children join me in creating these colourful Christmas delights. I also use this same recipe to create a Gingerbread house which I will post shortly. Like it….share it

Home-Made Baileys

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Home-Made Baileys I have tasted this Home-Made Baileys drink and it is delish, made by my friend Lisa at no excuses easy organising. If you are game you should give it a go. Click on the Home-Made Baileys Link for the recipe. Like it….share it

Sweet Pastry

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This is a sweet pastry recipe, used for flans, tarts, pies etc. This is used for my recipe – Clafoutis Like it….share it

Blackberry Clafoutis

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Clafoutis can be made with different berries but i usually make it with blackberries as we have a lot of blackberry bushes nearby. This also tastes delicious with blueberries, but you can experiment with other berries like cherries. Like it….share it

‘Twas the Night Before Christma...

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’

Wishing you all a Happy & Holy Christmas with a traditional poem! Clement Clarke Moore (1779 – 1863) wrote the poem Twas the night before Christmas also called “A Visit from St. Nicholas” in 1822. It is now the tradition in many American families to read the poem every Christmas Eve. The poem ‘Twas the […]

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