My addiction to pesto is well known on this blog so it seemed obvious that I’d be baking something with pesto for Christmas gifting hampers, that’s where my pesto pinwheels come into play. I like to put sweet and savoury goodies into my hampers and these are just perfect.
Sweet and tasty but without processed sugar involved, these sugar free carrot cake bites make the perfect foodie gift for those who want to enjoy some sweetness but without too much guilt involved.
I’m starting to make my foodie gifts for Christmas and these whisky fruits and nuts are one of my favourite things to make and go down a treat with family and friends, especially my brother who would probably be happy with a hamper full of these and nothing else!
Nothing says Autumn more to me than the sight of plums all over the trees and of course in the shops. That Autumnal fruit that gives us the sweetness of summer for a little bit longer. This sugar free spiuced plum jam has that summer time flavour with the winter warmth of spices and no…
It is summer time ad what is better than sipping a well chilled tipple in the garden of an evening with friends. This homemade summer thyme liqueur is just perfect for summer sippin and also makes a great foodie gift for any time of year.
Ah the zinginess of fresh lemons, they make my mouth water just thinking about them. While fresh lemons are great to have on hand for your G&T (a must!) or for cooking, preserved lemons are useful too and these lemons in oil are so handy to have in the larder.
Pickles, pickles, pickles, I just love preserving fruit and vegetables this way. These pickled carrots just sing of spring time. They are the perfect addition to salads and sandwiches to add a bit of flavour and crunch. Just watch out Bugs Bunny doesn’t nick them first!
Who doesn’t like carrot cake, I love it. All those spices and aromatics go perfecty with the sweetness of carrots, so why not make carrot cake jam. This simple recipe ticks all the boxes for a sweet treat for toast, scones, oatcakes or with your cheese board of an evening.