Monthly Archives: November 2014

Braised Red Cabbage with Blueberries

Serves 8 Ingredients 6 juniper berries 4 whole cloves ½ cinnamon stick 4 cm piece of ginger, grated 25g/1oz butter 450g/1lb red cabbage, thinly sliced 1 large onion, sliced 1 large cooking apple, sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 2tbsp balsamic vinegar 1tbsp soft brown sugar 150g punnet blueberries salt and pepper Method Tie up the spices in a piece of … Continue reading

Chocolate Christmas Pudding

Ingredients 6 oz (175g) mixed dried sour cherries, blueberries and raisins Grated rind of an orange 3 tbsp brandy ¼ pint (150ml) double cream 12 oz (375g) plain chocolate 7oz (200g) pack cream cheese 4 oz (110g) ratafia biscuits To serve: ¼ pint (150ml) double cream 2 tbsp grated chocolate Method Grease (or line with cling film) a 1½ pint … Continue reading

Sloe Gin – a great homemade Christmas gift

Suddenly Christmas has taken hold! Twyford Cookers showroom is buzzing with customers looking to purchase a cooker for the holidays and certainly one which will take a 28lb Turkey! You can always rely on an AGA Cooker to accommodate such a massive beast, and you can be assured that your roast potatoes will be exceptional! With jingle bells beginning to … Continue reading