Tag Archives: Christmas

Strawberry Jam Cookies For A Ruby Red Christmas

These jam sandwich cookies are delightful to bake for a great Christmas treat at home. Making them is simple; assembling them is fun too. The ruby red colour of the jam peering out of the hole at the center of … Read more

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Gefüllte Glücksschweinchen (Lucky Piglet Pastries)

I miss Germany and the UK, especially during the festive season of Christmas: the falling of the flurry snowflakes; the icy (sometimes bitter) coldness with ever plunging temperatures; the piping hot soup and snacks along the streets littered with Christmas … Read more

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Making Basil Pesto Sauce The Nuttiest Way

I fell in love with the classic Italian pesto sauce seven years ago, very appropriately so in the classical Italian city of Rome, celebrating Christmas day amidst the cold season of winter. Both of us decided to get a bottle … Read more

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The Original Panna Cotta With Pomegranate & White Wine Syrup

Panna Cotta, which means ‘cooked cream’, originates from Italy and is a lighter, more jelly-like and less sweeter version of its denser cousin – the mousse. The most authentic form of Panna Cotta is the original vanilla flavour, cooked simply … Read more

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Wine Jelly Dessert (Auch Weingeleegenannt)

My first taste of wine jelly was amazing; almost heavenly. Wine jelly is made of gelatin, sugar and wine, the last of which is the ingredient that renders its taste so special and memorable. Apparently, this is a type of … Read more

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