Dark Chocolate and Salted Caramel Tart

Now THIS is my kind of Christmas dessert. It’s rich, sweet, but with a hint of that delicious sea salt in the gooey caramel. It’s also one you can make one or two days ahead, so no need to stress with it on the day. It will be in the fridge waiting for you on…

Homemade Pork, Sage and Chestnut Stuffing

I’ll be honest, most years, I tend to just buy stuffing, but this year, with some beautiful sausages from Donald Butchers at my disposal, I figured I’d give it a go myself, and what a difference it made. I have to be honest, I don’t think making your own is essential, and if you don’t…

Honey Mustard Hasselback Parsnips

I LOVE parsnips. They go so well with a roast dinner but weirdly, my mum NEVER makes them for Christmas dinner. Whenever I’ve questioned her, she just says something about oven space and having enough food already without adding another vegetable. I say, there’s always room for parsnips! These ones are hasselbacked, which basically just…

Orange and Almond Carrot Ribbons

My mum has been serving us carrot ribbons at Christmas for as long as I can remember. I can’t tell you why or how she decided to do them like this, she just did. And now, at Christmas, I feel a bit lost if I don’t have them. I know roasted carrots is probably more…