Just because you’ve decided to make cookie boxes for peeps this Christmas, doesn’t mean you have to break yo’self to get it done. Continue reading “Sugar Spiced Almonds”
Florentines are one of my all time favourite things. So we’re back again this Christmas with mini ones, which isn’t as straightforward as it sounds! But they’re still quick and easy with a wow factor beyond effort gone in.
I love the way the melted chocolate dribbles slowly through the gaps in the caramelised fruits and almonds and sets as yummy little nodules amongst it all. Continue reading “Mini Florentines”
While each cookie itself is easy to make with simple ingredient lists, there’s no two ways about it, making cookie boxes is quite an undertaking.
So here’s everything you’ll need together in one list to make this European flavoured cookie box, plus handy tips for creating your own. Continue reading “Cookie Box Shopping List”
So it goes that this year’s Christmas cookie choices follow our European hearts.
In pursuit of the ultimate festive cookie box we revisit Florentines, making them mini, try our hand at Vanillekipferl, explore the glorious world of Polvorones, rekindle a family favourite, and blow minds with a chocolate espresso affair.
A recipe a day, stay tuned!
Love, Charlie x
Here’s how to make all three marmalades at once without losing your sanity.
This will take the best part of a day time you’ve drained every last bit of juice and goodness out the fruits but what a way to spend a day. The kitchen smells glorious throughout and you can wonder off while the fruit is simmering to do Christmasy things, all the while making gifts for many a loved one. Continue reading “One Day, Three Marmalades”
The final marmalade. Dark rum and orange in all it’s golden glory.
Prepare to get messy. Continue reading “Dark Rum & Orange Marmalade”
Gin and lime. Classic firm-set marmalade that’s a frosty morning delight on hot buttered toast. Continue reading “Gin & Lime Marmalade”
The first in our trio of lip-smacking marmalades, aperol and red grapefruit.
A boozy soft-set with a gorgeous bitter orangey note from the aperol.
Without further ado and with a great video on sterilising jars from BBC Good Food…. Continue reading “Aperol & Red Grapefruit Marmalade”
These three kings of marmalade make for easy gifting of the homemade kind.
Together they make enough to give five peeps a trio of boozy marmalades with ample leftover for repeated testing!
Meet the crew coming atcha over the next few days… Continue reading “Gold, Frankincense & Marmalade”