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Christmas Cooking with Catherine Fulvio

While most of the time it seems that the only benefit to writing about food is an ever expanding waistline there is also the occassional invite to a food event that allows you to meet and mingle with other food writers and is a good reminder that there is a great community of people out there, writers, chefs, restauranters and food producers that are working away to constantly improve and bring attention to the quality of food available in Ireland. 1,033 more words

Victoria Owens

Stir Up Sunday - Aunty Marys Best Christmas Pudding

‘ Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people;
that they, plenteously bringing forth the fruit of good works,
may of thee be plenteously rewarded; through Jesus Christ our Lord. 819 more words


Brussel Sprouts and Grapes

For some reason, Brussel sprouts are synonymous with yuck or ‘healthy stuff that taste bad’. Many TV shows and cartoons have kids writhing in fear at first sight. 274 more words

Gluten Free

Lets Talk Christmas–The Preston Recipes–Christmas Cake

I found the original recipe for my Christmas cake in the “Best Recipes from The Weekly” which I purchased shortly after getting married in 1980. The book is put out by the Australian Women’s Weekly.  332 more words

Family History

Festive spiced chutney

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the many distinctive aromas that lie heavily in the air for the month of December. Your sense of smell can bring back the strongest memories, transporting you somewhere momentarily that you had previously forgotten. 380 more words


Gluten Free Homemade Mincemeat

Now that another Halloween is behind us it is time to start focussing on Christmas! The Christmas lights have started to go up, the window decorations are in and it is time to get going on puddings, chutneys, pickles, mincemeat and Christmas Cake. 536 more words

Victoria Owens

Fondant, Fitty and the Undead...

I talk a lot about procrastination, but there is an exception to my need to prolong tasks, and that is when I get a creatively-crafty idea that humours me. 451 more words