RECIPE: Mincemeat Cakes by Sue Stoneman

Did you know that over the festive season, 10,000 mince pies are consumed every minute! If Mince pies or tarts aren’t your ‘thing’, you don’t fancy making your own pastry or you don’t have a packet of frozen puff or short pastry in the freezer, then you might wish to try these Mincemeat Cakes. In a nutshell, or even a pastry case, they are little … Continue reading RECIPE: Mincemeat Cakes by Sue Stoneman

REVIEW: Ashburton Cookery School – 1 Day Christmas Game – by Sue Stoneman Ad#

The meal provided in this review was gratis. Views expressed are independent of the business and is not seen or approved before publication. If you are looking to try your hand at cooking something different to the traditional turkey over the festive season, then the 1-Day Game Course could be for you. You will be shown how to create three stunning game dishes, covering boning … Continue reading REVIEW: Ashburton Cookery School – 1 Day Christmas Game – by Sue Stoneman Ad#

Recipe: Festive Chelsea Buns – by Sue Stoneman

Christmas is just around the corner and to get you into the festive spirit, I’ve made some Chelsea Buns and instead of putting them into a rectangular baking tin, it’s quite fun to arrange the buns into the shape of a Christmas Tree for their second prove before going in the oven and then decorating them with glace cherries and glace icing. Still a ‘Share … Continue reading Recipe: Festive Chelsea Buns – by Sue Stoneman

The Gobbler Burger & Peanut Butter Jelly Shake – Ruby Modern Diner, Queen St.

Tis the season to be jolly!  Tis the season of late night shopping, Amazon wishlists, family logistics, Christmas meals and a very empty looking bank account.  There are a lot of things that really annoy me about the whole season, but the one thing I look forward to, being the pig that I am, is the culinary side of it.  Mince pies, seasonal specials, Christmas … Continue reading The Gobbler Burger & Peanut Butter Jelly Shake – Ruby Modern Diner, Queen St.

Camper Coffee Company: Coffee with wheels

Its been a month or so since the Exeter Christmas Market was in full swing, before the climax of Christmas day and that sinking feeling you get when you realise that you have to go back to work.  So its time to go through my adventures over the break, to look through the photos and think about the holiday past. The highlight for me at … Continue reading Camper Coffee Company: Coffee with wheels

Top 10 Foodie Gift Ideas – There is still time!

Foodies are really very easy to buy for.  In fact, this might be a cloaked excuse to post some stuff up here with the hope someone might buy one for me! A Foody Christmas Gift list is inevtably filled with stuff that will take up space in your kitchen.  Either a thing that prepares food or an ingredient!  All items here are available through Amazon, … Continue reading Top 10 Foodie Gift Ideas – There is still time!

On The Waterfront: Christmas Menu

Its that time of year when, depending on where you work, the collective decision about where to host the Christmas meal falls on some unlucky sod.  Often the decision is one that you have to choose carefully, especially if there is much disagreement about where the best place to host.  Some want quality food, and others want a cheaper option which might skip the quality … Continue reading On The Waterfront: Christmas Menu