The Vanillekipferln (or vanilla kipferls) are Christmas cookies that stem from the Austrian, German, Hungarian and Polish origins. These cookies are typically baked in the shape of horns using ground almond and then dusted with both vanilla and icing sugar. … Read more
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A trifle is an English dessert made of layers of fruits, custard, whipped cream or sponge cakes and sometimes intoxicated with a little alcohol such as wine or sherry. A Christmas trifle, it being uniquely festive, must therefore come in … Read more
The word ‘sangria’ originated from the Spanish word ‘sangre‘, which means ‘blood‘. This word was used to name the alcoholic beverage ‘Christmas Sangria’ which commonly uses red wine and chopped fruits among other ingredients. ‘Sangria’ therefore makes specific reference to … Read more
I miss my pomegranate panna cotta very much. It’s almost five years since I made that dessert – I didn’t even realise time passed by so quickly!
Christmas is finally here! What about some light and fluffy marshmallows to go with that mulled wine? Make them green and perhaps red too and have them with your cuppa home-brewed chocolate or cappuccino.