Tag Archives: Christmas

Hot Marmalade Pudding Soufflé

15 Sep

A lighter version of Skye restaurant The Three Chimneys‘ famous Hot Marmalade Pudding.

The Three Chimneys Hot Marmalade Pudding

15 Sep

This traditional steamed pudding, created by Shirley Spear, has become a signature dish of the Three Chimneys Restaurant in the Isle of Skye.  It is so popular that it never has been off the menu for the past twenty-eight years. […]

Raw Chocolate and Date Tart

5 Dec

Do not be fooled by this vegan dessert, it’s rich and has mass appeal and a luxurious texture. –Chef Benjamin Baker, Travaasa, Austin, Texas Crust 2 cups Medjool dates, pitted 2/3 cup almonds 2/3 cups cashews 2/3 cups pecans 2 […]

Chestnut Mushroom Tourtiere

5 Dec

Vegetarians no longer have to skip the traditional tourtiere! For convenience, use pre-cooked, vacuum-packed chestnuts. Serve tourtiere warm or chilled with tomato chili sauce or fruit chutney. –Alison Kent, recipe developer Prep time: 20 minutes Total time: 1 hour Makes: […]

Black Cake: Part Two

23 Dec

Back in September, I looked on as my friend Deborah poured half a liquor store’s worth of alcohol into a jar of dried fruit to start off her first ever black cake. Over the weeks since then, she has been […]

Sugar Plums

9 Dec

Sugar plums are rich and sweet, firm and nutty; they get their oomph from brandy and ginger. Taste- and texture-wise, they fall halfway along the spectrum between mincemeat and traditional English Christmas cake.