Cuisine: Christmas Day

Perfect Roasted Potatoes & Maple Glazed Roasted Parsnips.

The right potato, good rock salt and hot oil, that's all that's needed to make your very own perfect roasted potatoes every time and today served with maple glazed roasted parsnips.

By Simon

Brussels With Roasted Chestnuts…On A Open Fire, Jack Frost Nipping At Your Toes.

Love the song, chestnuts roasting on an open fire.....Jack Frost nipping at your toes.....Yule tide carols being sung by a choir and folks dressed up like Eskimos, add a few freshly harvested brussels and you have a simply perfect dish to adorn your festive table.

By Simon

Festive Red Cabbage…..Perfect For Your Christmas Day Feast.

Slowly cooked, red cabbage, sweet red apple, red onion, fresh pomegranate juice, a hint of Christmas spice, rich ruby port. "A voila"..... A festive dish just perfect to adorn your table for your Christmas day feast.

By Simon

Winter Swede & Thyme Squash…..

A simple and delicious accompaniment for your Christmas feast, make in advance ready for the big day. Beautiful steamed Winter swede, roasted butternut squash & thyme, pureed with cream and a hint of nutmeg. We love the deep earthy flavours and vibrant orange yellow colours.

By Simon

Orange And Cranberry Heart Cake… By Lucy Simmons

I made this delightful festive inspired cake for the Christmas Bake-Off at the Cookham Christmas Fare. It is a perfect cake for Christmas time, rich cranberries soaked in orange, topped with a cinnamon mascarpone cream. Oh yes ........ and I was awarded 1st in the Bake Off, I'm very happy.

By lucy

Sour Berries, Chocolate and Pistachio Fudge… By Lucy Simmons

A great treat for all the family to enjoy. Very simple to make with amazing tastes of rich chocolate, sour berries and crunchy pistachio nuts. Christmas fudge the perfect gift for this festive season. Grandpa will love them.

By lucy

Christmas Tree Chelsea Buns…Fun Baking For All You Kids From 1 To 93……. By Lucy Simmons

A gigantic Christmas tree shaped Chelsea bun, brimming with soft fruits and candied peel, perfect for a festive party and really great fun to make. Enjoy your festive baking.

By lucy

Let’s Get The Party Started….. Canapes… By Lucy Simmons

It's party time..... Kicking prawn cocktails Sticky sausages Smoked salmon blini Tomato & mozzarella tarts. Perfect to soak up the festive cheer.

By lucy

Festive Cheesecake… By Lucy Simmons

A truly perfect dessert to make ahead, even Christmas Eve, chilled overnight ready for Christmas Day with no hassle. Its aromas and tastes are very festive, light and airy with a crunchy shortbread base, a great alternative to our traditional Christmas pudding. Beautiful served with ice cold cream.

By lucy

Christmas Tree Meringue & Festive Fruit… By Lucy Simmons

It's a Christmas tree spin of the famous pavlova, crispy baked meringue, gooey in the centre, covered with festive spiced fruit salad, fresh cranberries, orange, raspberries, blueberries and cinnamon all topped with cream, totally yum and great fun......

By lucy