Christmas Recipes: Cakes & Desserts

I’ve rarely ‘done’ Christmas. When my kids were small we nearly always went to my parents’ home and they cooked; in recent years I’ve often gone to my brother Adam’s; last year I was at my daughter Nicola’s; the rare occasion I’ve hosted Christmas my son or daughter have stepped in offering to cook the […]

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Last-Minute Light Christmas Cake

There is a family story about Dundee cake. I took to making Scottish Whisky Dundee Cake for Christmas from┬áDelia Smith’s Christmas book way back when it was first published in 1990 and my kids were still quite small. No one in the family – other than me – likes ‘proper’ Christmas cake: a rich, dark […]

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