Suet-Free Mincemeat- How To Be A Domestic Goddess.

Until about five years ago I could never be bothered to make my own mincemeat. Why go to all that trouble when you can buy it readymade in jars? It was when my late mother in law told me that making your own mincemeat was so easy, that I thought I might as well giveContinue reading “Suet-Free Mincemeat- How To Be A Domestic Goddess.”

Christmas Leftovers- Mincemeat Loaf Cake.

I know it’s New Year now but I can’t bear throwing things out or wasting things.  As I’ve been doing Slimming World up to Christmas and hoping to start back at my local group on 4th January, I can’t really be baking things or eating leftover cake and mince pies. But what to do withContinue reading “Christmas Leftovers- Mincemeat Loaf Cake.”

Nigella Lawson’s How To Be A Domestic Goddess- Star Topped Mince Pies.

After making mince pies for everyone else it was finally time to make some for ourselves!  It was Christmas Eve afternoon, we’d been out to the pub for our traditional Christmas Eve lunch and to be honest I didn’t feel like doing any more baking.  But the rolling pin and the flour beckoned. I’ve alwaysContinue reading “Nigella Lawson’s How To Be A Domestic Goddess- Star Topped Mince Pies.”