It may not look pretty but mincemeat, the filling in mince pies, is one of the first tastes of a traditional British Christmas. I had my first mince pie this year this weekend – very early, I know, I… Read More ›
Mincemeat Cake – use up leftover mincemeat from Christmas
If you’ve got any leftover jars of mincemeat in the cupboard it’s a good excuse to make a cake. The other weekend we went to visit my parents and my mum had made one of these cakes, from a Mary… Read More ›
Homemade Mince Pies
For me, the Christmas season has really begun when I eat my first mince pie. I put it off for as long as possible (not very long really!). This year I made my own mincemeat for the first time and was… Read More ›
Homemade Mincemeat: no mince, no meat and not very pretty, but absolutely delicious!
Last year I wanted to make mince pies with homemade mincemeat but hadn’t realised you are supposed to make it in advance so that the flavour can develop. So this year I am prepared. Mince pies, if you are not… Read More ›