Multi-Coloured Jelly Worms

  Jelly Worms escaping the dish…   Jelly worms sparkling in the sunshine…   These Jelly Worms are made from green (lime flavoured), yellow (tropical flavoured), and purple (blackberry flavoured) jellies.   Who says you shouldn’t play with your food. This is a bit of fun using coloured jellies and straws to make Jelly Worms […]

How To Make Trees (or Christmas Trees) Out Of Paperback Books

    This project is quite easy to do, once you get the knack of the folding, it’s just a matter of repeating the process. It is also cheap, as second-hand paperback books don’t cost much; the books I used were discarded from my local library. It was nice to be recycling, or up-cycling, these […]

Rudolph-the-Red-Nosed-Reindeer Christmas Cake

  “The piece de resistance”   Rudolph is an original cake design planned and constructed by Mum and I. He stands 44cm tall and his body is made from a rich fruit Christmas cake, with chocolate antlers/ears, chocolate tail, and chocolate covered candy canes for the legs, chocolate eyes, and a marshmallow covered in red […]

Chocolate Christmas Pudding Truffles

    These truffles are very simple to make and are a great way to use up any left over Christmas cake. The mashed up Christmas cake base of these truffles gives them a close textured fudge-like consistency, (just like cake-pops) and when covered in chocolate the Christmas cake tastes delicious. We used Whittaker’s 50% […]

Quick Raspberry Trifle

    Preparing a quick raspberry trifle on Christmas Day is a firm family Christmas tradition. This is so we can fulfill another more important task – the tradition of eating the trifle for Boxing Day breakfast! (we do serve the trifle with fresh fruit as well – blueberries, strawberries, and extra raspberries). Another tradition […]