Christmas Stollen

The traditional German Christmas Cake ‘Stollen’ is thought to have originated in Dresden right back in the 1400s. The cake was baked during advent and designed to symbolize the Infant Jesus wrapped in swaddling clothes. However, at that time, advent was a season of fasting and according to the prevailing church doctrine a Christstollen was […]

Mince Pies Recipe

Nothing says ‘Festive Food’ quite like the rich, sumptuous filling and buttery pastry taste of a Mince Pie! Yes, this popular quintessential Christmas treat, remains a firm seasonal favourite, dating right back to the middle ages. They were, however, quite different in taste back then, as they were traditionally filled with minced meat such as […]

Christmas Tree Biscuits

Make decorating the Christmas Tree, extra special this year with these super simple and scrumptious gingerbread Christmas Tree Biscuits! Not only are they really fun to make, but they look gorgeous on the Christmas Tree and also make lovely hand-made gifts for family and friends! Read on for the recipe – and do share pictures […]