Homemade Candy Cane – Advent Calendar – Day 13

A homemade candy cane will always beat store-bought ones. Why not give our recipe a go? Origin Of Candy Canes According to a folklore, in 1670, in Cologne, Germany, the choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral, wishing to remedy the noise caused by children in his church during the Living Crèche tradition of Christmas Eve, asked a…

Pavlova – Advent Calendar – Day 12

Origin Of Pavlova Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. It is a meringue dessert with a crisp crust and soft, light inside, usually topped with fruit and whipped cream. The name is pronounced /pævˈloʊvə/. The dessert is believed to have been created in honour of the dancer either during…

Punch – Advent Calendar – Day 11

We cant have a festive advent without a good drink! This punch recipe is sure to satisfy any thirst over the holidays! Origin Of Punch The term punch refers to a wide assortment of drinks, both non-alcoholic and alcoholic, generally containing fruit or fruit juice. The drink was introduced from India to the United Kingdom…

Cherry Nougat – Advent Calendar – Day 8

Cherry nougat is my family recipe. It’s easy to make making it great to get the kids involved! Also, it can be gifted or just shared around for a sweet treat. Origin Of Cherry Nougat Many legends exist around nougat’s origins. The early recipes of white nougat, probably borrowed from Central Asia, were found in…

Corned Silverside

Everyone loves a good roast of silverside. As a matter of fact, this one is so simple and easy to cook for the family meal that it will become a staple in the household! Silverside For Me I have always loved my meat growing up. It was the first thing on my plate to be…

Fried Cabbage

This Irish dish of fried cabbage is a nice alternative to the traditional side dish. A flavour packed healthy dish will make the whole family happy!