At Christmas time in Austria, Germany and parts of France they traditionally serve something called stollen: it is a rich fruity yeast bread filled with almond icing (marzipan) and topped with a light glace icing. If you have a number of people staying over the holiday this is wonderful served warmed through at breakfast. If it is not all eaten when it's fresh, you can also lightly toast it in slices. In fact it is so good it's worth making two and freezing one (it freezes beautifully). You…
Boozy mincemeat pie
This elegant recipe turns the humble mince pie into a fantastic Christmas dessert. Use bought shortcrust pastry and a good-quality mincemeat to save time. Finish with a dusting of silvery icing sugar
Award winning perfect Yorkshire pudding recipe
Chris Blackburn is reigning world Yorkshire Pudding champion. Star of ITV’s Food Glorious Food, ITV’s Country House Sunday and has appeared on BBC's Mary Berry Cooks, BBC's The One Show & BBC Country File.
Christmas pudding cheesecake
Cross a Christmas pudding with a cheesecake and what do you get? A fantastic alternative festive dessert with a crunchy ginger base and creamy filling