December Eats

Greetings chums, here’s a quick round up of what we managed to cook, bake and eat in December. It was the time of Christmas cheer and food so it was quite a lot obviously! Here’s hoping January doesn’t look quite this bad!

Cooked
Sherry log
Sticky ginger cake (yes again)
Turkey Enchiladas

Baked – fyi, most of these are mentioned in the Christmas baking post.
Reindeer cupcakes
Mince pies
Mince pie fudge
Vanilla fudge
Snowman bread
Gingerbread star tree
Sausage Rolls
Baby shower cupcakes – with homemade chocolate buttons

Eaten
Bill’s Christmas lunch
Bill’s brunch
Zizzi’s
Busaba Eathai
Wooton Hatch
60th Birthday Cake
Christmas Sandwiches
Christmas Dinner
Honey glazed gammon
Chicken, Ham and Leek Pie
Vol-au-vents
Mulled Wine

I also need to tell you about a rum liqueur we discovered over Christmas. Some of our Australian family gifted us this Bundaberg rum liqueur that is chocolate and coffee flavour – they live in Bundaberg so it was an inspired gift idea. Now first impressions; rum? yuck. Smell? Yuck, but taste wise this is absolutely delicious with coke (or diet coke if your us). I highly recommend it, my sisters and I managed to get through most of the bottle over the Christmas period and we even got other family members trying it too.

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Phew, that’s an awfully long list! Mostly sweet stuff and eating out it seems, but hey it was December which is always a busy month full of eating out. The fact of the matter is that when we weren’t out and about we were basically just exhausted and not fancying cooking. That and soup this time of year, is just one of my favourite things! What delights has everyone else been cooking, baking and eating?

Lau xxx

p.s. sorry about the lack of photos, we both took loads over the holiday break, but none seem to be of food!

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