Tag Archives: Christmas dinner

Parsnip & Stilton Soup

One of the things I missed most about the UK during my years abroad was…Tesco.  It may sound silly, but there’s a lot to be said for a familiar British supermarket.  The layout is logical, the queues are never too … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Puddings

Yorkshire puddings, much like bourbon biscuits, are one of those foods that I simply have no ‘off’ switch for – I would happily pile four up alongside my already-generously-portioned Christmas dinner.  It’s one of those occasions where I have to peek … Continue reading

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Christmas Sprouts

Ok, I’ll be honest:  before trialing these, the last time I had a sprout was probably in the eighties, at a Christmas dinner, when I was doubtless threatened that there’d be no dessert unless I forced one down.  I hated … Continue reading

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Cheesy Roast Potatoes

I have a brother.  He is a tyrant.  The picture below is all the proof that is needed:  I remain as sweet and lovely as I was on this my first Christmas (seriously, should an 8 month old baby be that … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato & Cheshire Cheese Souffle

I’m like a giddy child in the run up to Christmas – this year I was considerably more excited than the kids at school.  From the 1st December, when I opened the first door on my advent calendar and broke … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Christmas this year had many highlights – the fact that my mother flew all the way out here to keep me company in the festivities, a fine haul of gifts, some merry skype conversations with my loved ones back in … Continue reading

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