Day 12 – Moodie 12 Days of Christmas
The last day of my 12 Days of Christmas – but not least. This pavlova roll is a fantastic note to finish on. It’s light and airy and cloudlike and looks beautiful.
Now if you’ve haven’t made a pav roll before, don’t worry because it’s incredibly easy. You do need a swiss roll pan to spread the meringue but really, that’s as hard as it gets. A pavlova roll is ... | Read more
Day 11 – Moodie 12 Days of Christmas
I can’t do the 25th without trifle. It’s just wouldn’t be Christmas without all that lovely cakey, fruity, custardy yumminess. When I think about the trifles of my childhood I see peaches for some reason - peaches and strawberries. I make trifles in all shapes and sizes with all sorts of flavour combinations, but one of my favourites is Black Forest. There is something SO delicious about chocolate with cherries. Add ... | Read more
Day 10 - Moodie 12 Days of Christmas
Following on from yesterday’s greedy individual, exclusive, mine-mine-mine theme we’re serving Eton Mess today for Christmas. Yes, you get your very own. You could make it in a large collective bowl, but why would you? You would only have to fight other people for it and who needs that on Christmas Day?
Oooooh, how I love a good berrylicious Eton Mess but if you look at a traditional recipe you’ll ... | Read more
Day 9 – 12 Days of Christmas
We’ve done a lot of big collective dishes in the Moodie 12 Days of Christmas and I thought it would be nice to do something smaller and more individual. It’s nice to be exclusive sometimes don’t you think? You know, something that’s just yours and no one else’s – fingers off, don’t even look at it, it’s MINE I tell you MINE! Okay, I’m climbing down off the ledge now.......
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