Interflora’s Christmas biscuit box

Interflora Biscuits

What is it? It’s a box of biscuits.  Hand-made, hand-decorated biscuits, in a nice tin box. OK, why? This is Interflora’s new idea. Instead of sending a bunch of flowers, you now get the chance to send a box of biscuits instead.  It’s a good idea.  Gives people options. That box looks very Christmassy… Indeed [...]

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Leftover turkey and leek pie

Coming up with something new to do with leftover turkey is one of the great cooking challenges of Christmas. This pie should help.As this is a ‘leftovers’ recipe, all quantities are flexible, depending on what you’ve got left over.Chop some bacon, maybe six rashers and fry in a large frying pan until it starts to [...]

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Christmas mincemeat for mince pies

Mince meat for Christmas mince pies by Delia Smith

This is my kitchen brigade. Despite their youth, they’re a skilled, enthusiastic and highly trained crew, excellent at pouring, measuring, stirring and rolling out. They’d be at home in the world’s best kitchens. They also like to listen to Iggy and the Stooges whilst cooking. This weekend, we made a batch of mincemeat for Christmas [...]

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