Pavlova is a Christmas staple you simply must have on the holiday table. Take it up a notch and make a pavlova with a twist! The trick up our sleeve: crushed raspberries, whipped cream cheese, and a perfectly rolled meringue for a delectable pavlova roulade.(more…)
There’s something about gingerbread that gets us in the mood for Christmas. Is it the unmistakable aroma? The chewy texture? The combination of warm and sweet flavours? Or all the adorable figures—gingerbread men, gingerbread house, gingerbread cookies—you can make with it? It’s all these things for sure, in addition to gingerbread being one of the most fun and easy cookie recipes to make.(more…)
Making a traditional Christmas pudding may seem overwhelming with its long list of ingredients and steps. However, it’s really not at all hard to make. What it requires is time, two days at least to prepare and weeks to allow the pudding to mature. But having a Christmas pudding that is all at once rich, dark, dense, sweet, spiced, and fruity to serve is certainly well worth the trouble.(more…)
This festive trifle recipe is being shared by no-fuss baker, first-time author, and pun-lover Charlotte Ree from her debut book Just Desserts.
Making a trifle can be a little time-consuming but, thankfully, the process can be spread out over a few days to make your life easier. The best thing about trifles is that they are so adaptable. I have used port wine jelly and red berries here as they are the most festive, but you can alter the recipe to include your favourite fillings and flavours.Just Desserts by Charlotte Ree, published by Plum.
For a frozen treat, ice cream is a hot mess historically speaking. For example, no one really knows who invented it, even food historians can’t say. But there’s one interesting claim that debunks everything we know about ice cream: Vanilla is definitely not the first flavour and it may have been honey or raspberry. And do you know oyster ice cream was also a thing back in ’80s and ’90s? Read on to learn a thing or two about the history of ice cream and decide what ice cream flavour is closest to your heart. (more…)
When you don’t have enough time and resources to make a nice, smooth, and creamy ice cream at home, this easy no-churn snickers ice cream recipe has your cravings covered. You don’t even have to buy a real snickers bar to make this dessert possible. With just bananas, some leftover peanut butter, vanilla, and cacao powder, you can enjoy this yummy and sweet offering. (more…)
If you think chestnuts are only great when roasted, this chestnut ice cream recipe is sure to make you think again. Adding roasted chestnuts not only gives this frozen treat great texture but also brings in the holiday vibe the sweet and creamy way. Of course, it’s also the best way to cool down this summer while enjoying traditional Christmas flavours.
Ever had something that looked too pretty to eat? This Christmas dessert wreath may look exactly like that, but it will be a waste not to dig in right away and taste its smooth raspberry ice cream. This dessert wreath makes a great centrepiece and is the perfect end to any meal. Show your love for your family and friends this holiday season and make this sweet and edible wreath for them to enjoy!