Christmas Favourites

Christmas is my favourite time of year. All the baking, decorating and time spent with friends and family always puts me in a good mood. If you’re feeling a little Grinchy this festive season why not check out some of my Christmas favourites below. They’re guaranteed* to make your heart grow three sizes!  Cooking Despite whipping up several batches of my own traditional fruit mince pies I still needed to make this amazing couronne. You […]

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Traditional Fruit Mince Pies

It’s a very special, festive post this week as I will be sharing my family’s fruit mince pie recipe. We’ve been making this recipe for well over 25 years now. It’s the best! Not too sweet, with a thin but crisp pastry and all made from scratch. You may think you don’t like mince pies or that dried fruit isn’t your thing but let me tell you- you’re wrong! Throw those overly sweet, supermarket mince […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies With Candy Cane Icing

It’s the festive season, my favourite time of year!  Although most of my family and relatives don’t live here in Australia, Christmas is still a lovely time to spend with my family. I love baking around the festive season so I’ve certainly been churning out vast amounts of baked goods recently. I think my favourite baked good so far has been these chocolate chip cookies that were adapted from Izy Hossack’s book. My version is […]

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