All posts tagged: festive season

[Recipe] Turkish Delight Truffles

Add some finess to your after dinner tea with these delicious truffles. This recipe yields about 24 truffles. It is best to make them well in advance. Ingredients: 1/4 cup thickened Cream 400g Dark chocolate, chopped 110g chocolate-coated Turkish delight bars, finely chopped 50g White chocolate, chopped Method: Place half the dark chocolate and 1/4cup

[Recipe] Jam Filled Butter Cookies

These delicious little cookies are a must for your Christmas cookie baking list. They are easy to prepare. This recipe makes about 36 cookies. Ingredients: 3/4 cup Butter, softened 1/2 cup Sugar 2 Egg yolks 1 3/4 cups All-purpose Flour 1/2 tsp Jam per cookie (1/2 cup in total) Method: Preheat the oven to 190ºC

[Recipe] Mushroom, Leek & Bacon stuffed Chicken

This deliciously moist chicken is east to prepare and needs about 1 hour 35 minutes to cook. A great recipe for those with busy schedules over the Christmas season. This recipe yields 4 servings, depending on your side dishes. Ingredients: 1.5kg Whole fresh chicken 1 tbsp Olive oil 1 tbsp Fresh thyme leaves For the

[Recipe] Chocolate & Cherry Christmas Pudding

This delicious recipe is easy to make. It yields 10 -12 servings; takes 40 minutes to prepare, 2 and a half hours to cook and needs several hours to cool. It is best to make this recipe well in advance. Ingredients: For the pudding – 200g frozen dark sweet cherries defrosted (leave some extra to

[Recipe] Gluten-free Christmas Cake

Who doesn’t love a piece of delicious Christmas Cake? This delicious recipe is gluten-, wheat- and soya free. It can also be adjusted to make it dairy, egg and nut free. There is no added sugar. Ingredients: 100g Margarine 1 large ripe Banana 2 large Lemons, finely grated rind and juice only 100g soft Prunes,

[Recipe] Deliciously Healthy Fruitcake Cookies

This delicious recipe yields 5 dozen cookies. Your dough will have to be refrigerated for several hours, so remember not to use this recipe as a last resort 2 hours before your guests will arrive. Ingredients: 230g Dried figs 110g Raisins 60g Candied cherries, chopped coarsely 60g Dried apricots, chopped coarsely 1 tbsp Honey 2