Christmas Stollen

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Delicious or No ?Ingredients: 75 g raisins 75 g sultanas 25 g mixed peel 50 g lacé cherries, chopped 50 g blanched almonds, chopped Finely grated zest of 2 unwaxed lemons 10 cardamom pods, crushed and shells removed ¼ tsp ground nutmeg 1 tbsp vanilla extract 375 g stron white bread flour, plus extra for dustin 1 sachet dried yeast 50 g caster sugar 1 medium egg, beaten 65 g …

Beef Wellington

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Delicious or No ?Ingredients a good beef fillet (preferably Aberdeen Angus) of around 1kg/2lb 4oz 3 tbsp olive oil 250g/ 9oz chestnut mushroom, include some wild ones if you like 50g/ 2oz butter 1 large sprig fresh thyme 100ml/ 3½ fl oz dry white wine 12 slices prosciutto 500g/1lb 2oz pack puff pastry, thawed if frozen a little flour, for dusting 2 egg yolk beaten with 1 tsp water

Baileys hot chocolate pudding 

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Delicious or No ?This is a chocolate fondant with a shot of Baileys and oh my, what a result! The Baileys flavour is subtle, the dark chocolate flavour intense and the centre is lovely and molten when served warm. Note: mine started to set a little as they cooled, so do keep an eye on your baking times so they don’t go dry.

The best eggnog in the world

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Delicious or No ?My eggnog recipe is pretty special. It could be that it’s actually flavourful and doesn’t just taste like sweet milk (or maybe it’s just the bourbon, who knows?), but the holidays aren’t the holidays without it. Creamy, sweet, and full of holiday cheer, my version of this delectable drink starts with infusing milk and cream with cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla beans. If a recipe starts that way, …