BBQ Glazed Ham + Leftover (Christmas) Ham Fried Rice

I’m not sure about you, but we have just about finished eating our way through the Christmas ham. The 24 hours before Christmas was the most agonising as we wondered if the stock-standard oven result would be a better and a more predictable than trying to BBQ the ham.  Finally, […]

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Easy Christmas Fruit Mince Truffles

Bite-sized, sweet, rich and with a warming aroma of fruit mince spices and rum. Wrapped in a box or popped into vintage jars they make for a beautiful handmade gift for neighbours, colleagues and friends. Keep a batch in the fridge for when unexpected guests pop over for tea this festive […]

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Two Weeks Only: Gift ‘The Wholesome Cook’ Book this Christmas!

With less than 4 weeks left till Christmas, I thought, why not share this special offer with you so that you can share the love of good food with a friend, colleague or loved one? Getting a copy today is special because it ticks many boxes and leaves one less gift […]

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Cream Puff Pavs – A Sugar-free Alternative to a Pavlova

Pavlovas are a popular summer and Christmas dessert. However, I find the process of making fluffy meringue base too involved for a last minute dessert and I find it a touch too sweet. My solution? I use choux pastry and serve the ‘pavs’ layered in a similar fashion to a […]

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DIY Raw Chocolate Advent Calendar with a Coconut Crunch

There’s something magical about Advent calendars and now you can make your very own raw chocolate and crunchy coconut version. Otherwise set the chocolate in block moulds and enjoy a square here and there during the festive season.  When I was little, I loved the excitement of Christmas as much as […]

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Almond Gingerbread Cookie Wreath

This gluten-free Almond Gingerbread Cookie Wreath makes for a beautiful Christmas table decoration and if you are looking to adopt a new tradition, it is a great for breaking with family and friends while spreading festive well-wishes and cheer. Merry Christmas! xo

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Homemade Goat’s Cheese | Chevre Cream Cheese

If one of your new year’s resolutions is to make something from scratch, I would wholeheartedly encourage you to make this cheese. Impressive, easy – truly simple despite the BIG head note there and so, so good!

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Lentil Coconut and Ham Hock Soup

Fragrant with kaffir lime leaves, chilli and shredded coconut, this Lentil Coconut and Ham Hock Soup, makes for a more summery rendition of the traditional winter comfort dish. But, to be honest, it’s good no matter the season.

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