Vegetarian Christmas Recipes and Cocktails

Burnt Basque Cheesecake Gelato
Burnt Basque Cheesecake Gelato

This is the best ice cream flavour you will ever taste! Chunks of deliciously toasty Basque Cheesecake swirled in an old-fashioned creamy, Italian Vanilla Gelato. A very impressive dessert - my Burnt Basque Cheesecake Gelato is a tried and tested recipe guaranteed to...

Homemade Chewy Caramels
Homemade Chewy Caramels

Your search for the easiest, multiple-tested, foolproof buttery homemade caramels ends here! Try my recipe for the most delicious Homemade Chewy Caramels today. I guarantee you will love it. It is the most delightful treat for the whole family. Perfect for gifting...

Sicilian Chilli Garlic Brussels Sprouts
Sicilian Chilli Garlic Brussels Sprouts

A ten minute, quick, pan-roasted brussels sprouts recipe with big payback. This Christmas, look no further than my delicious Sicilian Chilli Garlic Brussels Sprouts. Super easy to scale up and an absolute crowd-pleaser! The Easiest Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe...

Festive Spice Cookies (German Pfeffernusse)
Festive Spice Cookies (German Pfeffernusse)

The perfect Christmas Spice Cookie is one packed with warming, delicious spices. These delicious Festive Spice Cookies are crumbly and coated with icing sugar. Inspired by the famous German Pfeffernusse, these cookies make a great gourmet gift. Festive Spice Cookies -...

Watermelon Feta Salad With Pickled Shallots
Watermelon Feta Salad With Pickled Shallots

When you have very little time but need to put out a showstopping salad that is sure to impress everyone, make this - Watermelon Feta Salad With Pickled Shallots! Bursting with unbelievable fresh flavours, this easy to make and utterly delicious salad is perfect for...

Sparkling Cherry Jelly
Sparkling Cherry Jelly

You know that Christmas is not too far away when the first batch of cherries start appearing at the markets in mid-November.  Cherries are just beautiful. Their delicate flavour and intense juicy red flesh make for excellent desserts. But the most magical thing about...

Fresh Mulberry Bramble
Fresh Mulberry Bramble

A mulberry bramble is a fruity gin-based spring cocktail made with gin, lemon juice and mulberry liqueur. But when you have access to fresh mulberries, why not make it with that big juicy gorgeous fruit? When I was a little girl, we had two big mulberry shrubs that...

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Plus Free Printable Gift Tags
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Plus Free Printable Gift Tags

We don't get Pumpkin Pie Spice in Australia. Or canned pumpkin purée. At least, not very easily. You might find these items at a specialty online grocer but not in everyday supermarkets and stores. I suppose it is a very American thing? Just like the American...

Pink Italian Cream Soda
Pink Italian Cream Soda

I was a child of the 80s – big hair and scrunchies, colourful plastic hoops, baggy jeans rolled up at the cuffs, Backstreet Boys (and later NSYNC), Archie comics and Italian cream sodas. In fact, the last two go pretty much hand in hand, something I realized after...

Costa Rica Tiramisu Martini
Costa Rica Tiramisu Martini

It was probably the most perfect evening in Italy, it’s stucco walls bathed in a golden glow; when Tiramisu was invented. The greatest gift to the world of dessert. An ode to coffee and everything sweet. My love for Tiramisu knows no bounds. I have dabbled in...

Vegan Gingerbread Tahini Cookies
Vegan Gingerbread Tahini Cookies

I have been wanting to share this vegan gingerbread cookie recipe with you for the longest time, but I didn't have pictures! Ever since I shared this vegan tahini cookie recipe on the blog (which has quickly become my most viewed and most baked recipe on the blog!), I...

Festive Gin Smash
Festive Gin Smash

Red, white and green with a bit of gold is an absolute representation of a truly festive thing. And so, my glorious Christmas cocktail which has fresh fruit layers of white lychees, red strawberries and green mint is aptly called – Festive Gin Smash! The perfect...