Category Archives: Christmas

Making Cheese

Ricotta?

Ricotta in the muslin cloth

A new year, new projects. This one is dedicated to my first attempt at making cheese. A long time ago I bought some vegetarian rennet with the vague idea of making cheese, but it never happened. As luck would have it for Christmas I received a cheese making kit from Claire’s parents. Here is the result.

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Christmas Party Baking

Tin of mince pies.

Tin of mince pies

Last weekend we threw a little Christmas soirée (well mulled wine and mince pies) and that involved a lot of baking on my part.

On the menu were mince pies, bread sticks, bread shots and more pfeffernüsse.

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Pfeffernüsse and Instagram

Baked and Iced Pepper Biscuits

Baked and Iced Pepper Biscuits

I love Christmas, and in recent years I have become more and more like an excited child about it. It’s not about the gifts, though I do love giving them, its more about the food and the atmosphere.

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