These adorable painted acorn jewels are super simple and make a beautiful Christmas decoration!
Fruit Cheese is a traditional British paste of sweetened fruit puree, cooked into a solid, sliceable preserve which is often served alongside cheese, or cut into cubes, rolled in sugar and served as a sweetmeat. Many autumn fruits can be used to make fruit cheeses, with crab apples, damsons and the wonderfully fragrant quince fruit being popular choices.
A liqueur is sweetened alcoholic beverage made from a distilled spirit that has been flavored with fruit, cream, herbs, spices, flowers or nuts. They make really great presents, and are super simple to make.
Hunter's sausage rolls is a great recipe for introducing kids to cooking with wild game meats. Super easy to make, game is great value for money and has high nutritional value.
I recall having varying success growing crystals as a child, and it's a project I've been meaning to do with my kids for quite some time now.
This liqueur is an adaptation of our Christmas Extract recipe. Whereas the extract is designed to be really concentrated in flavour for use in other recipes, this liqueur can be enjoyed as it is - Christmas in a glass! For us, it's ingredients represent Christmas, you could easily adapted it with your own favourites.
The inspiration for this recipe was a home made Vanilla Extract recipe that I saw on Pinterest. When I realised how easy that was to make at home it got me thinking, and this is what we came up with.