Tag: christmas

WHITE CHOCOLATE COVERED PRETZELS

WHITE CHOCOLATE COVERED PRETZELS

These pretzels have become a yearly treat. I have made them every Christmas for the past few years. They are a hit with guests and as presents. There’s something about that sweet and salty bite that makes them perfect. Make a lot of them…they are […]

PEPPERMINT BARK

PEPPERMINT BARK

I love the Williams Sonoma Peppermint Bark that comes out every Christmas, but I don’t love the price. I feel it’s really expensive. So I tried to make my own and it turned out great. I actually prefer mine because I load it with crushed […]

PANETTONE FRENCH TOAST

PANETTONE FRENCH TOAST

This is a great breakfast for Christmas morning. I always buy panettone at Christmastime, and this is one of my favourite recipes to make with it. This lovely cake like bread easily absorbs the custard and with a drizzle of honey you have a classic […]

CHOCOLATE DISCS

CHOCOLATE DISCS

I like to make edible gifts for Christmas. These chocolate discs are always on the list. People love them and you can make them unique with all the different toppings. I use everything from candied ginger to crystallized violet petals. Not only are these beautiful […]

CRANBERRY WHITE CHOCOLATE SHORTBREAD

CRANBERRY WHITE CHOCOLATE SHORTBREAD

I love shortbread. My Mom would make it every Christmas. I’ve taken a basic recipe and jazzed it up a bit by adding almond flour, dried cranberries, and white chocolate. I like to serve this on a plate and let people break off what they […]

DULCE DE LECHE

DULCE DE LECHE

We all know and have tasted dulce de leche, but do you know what it is and how it’s made? I think people think it’s a product that has to be bought, but the truth is that dulce de leche is caramelised condensed milk and […]

EGG NOG PANETONNE BREAD PUDDING

EGG NOG PANETONNE BREAD PUDDING

Bread pudding is a classic dessert for the winter season. It’s warm, comforting, and most of all delicious. Using panetonne which is a cakey bread filled with raisins and candied orange zest, and the warming spices of cinnamon and nutmeg really make this a perfect […]

FIGS WRAPPED IN PROSCIUTTO

FIGS WRAPPED IN PROSCIUTTO

These little jewels of flavour were absolutely delicious. The figs are soft and sweet, wrapped in crispy, salty, prosciutto. When you bite into them, it’s almost like candy. The figs get caramelized in the oven and the prosciutto crisps up. The honey and the chili […]