Monthly Archives: December 2011

Roasting Chestnuts

For 2 of my Christmas dinner recipes this year I am using roast chestnuts. This is the first time that I have roasted chestnuts & I have to say that it was quite successful! In selecting your chestnuts, pick the ones … Continue reading

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Scotch Eggs

Oh, how delicious these yummy reminders of England are! 6 medium Eggs 500g Sausagemeat 1/2 tsp Paprika 1 tbsp Parsley – chopped Salt & Pepper – to season 1 cup Flour 2 Eggs – beaten 150g White Breadcrumbs Hard boil the … Continue reading

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Honey Glazed Carrots

I tried these out last night to see how they would go for our Christmas Dinner…….they were a hit & I don’t even like carrots!!!! 12-16 Carrots – peeled (I actually used the baby carrots already prepared) 4 tbsp Salted … Continue reading

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Grandad Lovelock’s Toffee

Grandad would always make this at Christmas & when he died we then started to make it. The one I made is a lighter colour than I would normally make & not as brittle. The darker the colour the more … Continue reading

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Pork & Shrimp Pancit

This is another Filipino dish that I have tried & was delicious! It is definitely going to be a permanent in my recipe book 1 package Rice Noodles 5 tbsp Vegetable Oil – divided 1 small Onion – minced 6 Mushrooms … Continue reading

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