Chocolate Mousse

Desserts
December 14, 2011 Chocolate Mousse a delicious, light dessert that is very easy to make but can look very impressive if served in pretty dishes or glasses. Ingredients 75g dark chocolate , chopped and melted (standard dark chocolate combines better than one with a high cocoa content) 2 eggs , separated 25g butter , melted 2 tbsp golden {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Mulled Wine

Cocktails
November 18, 2011 Mulled Wine is a traditional Christmas tipple and goes well with Mince Pies.  There are many recipes from all over Europe but all are very similar containing red wine with citrus and spices. Ingredients 6 cloves 1 whole vanilla pod, halved 2 bottles red wine 2 cinnamon sticks A little nutmeg fresh or dried juice {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Chocolate Yule Log

Cakes
Chocolate Yule Log a favourite Christmas chocolate cake.  You can serve this as a Christmas Eve treat or the kids might prefer it to Christmas Cake.  This recipe is a Hairy Bikers from their book The 12 Days of Christmas. Ingredients Soft butter for greasing 6 large eggs, separated 150g caster sugar 50g cocoa powder {Tags: , , , } {More...}