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#Gingerbread Sourdough #Waffles use your leftover/discard #sourdough starter and are perfect for a lazy weekend #breakfast or #brunch.

Gingerbread Sourdough Waffles use your leftover/discard sourdough starter and are perfect for a lazy weekend breakfast or brunch. They require an overnight fermentation, but are otherwise very straightforward. The blender ginger-date syrup is an excellent whole food way to sweeten up your waffles.

Parmesan Creamed Kale for a festive and slightly decadent #sidedish. #kale #parmesan #christmasfood #parmigianoreggiano #easyrecipe

Kale – the reigning king of the crops – turns festive and a little bit decadent with the addition of Parmigiano Reggiano, crème fraîche and nutmeg. But trust me, it’s a super easy and extremely delicious side dish for any time of year. And a great way to convert kale-sceptics. This is a sponsored post.

Cauliflower and Porcini Mushroom Wellington is the ultimate vegetarian centrepiece dinner recipe. Easy to prepare, and goes with all of the usual roast dinner trimmings. #Christmasfood #recipe #cauliflower #vegetarian #easilyvegan #pastry #dinner #familyfood

Cauliflower and Porcini Mushroom Wellington is the ultimate vegetarian centrepiece dinner recipe. Easy to prepare, and goes with all of the usual Christmas dinner trimmings.  ** Holidays are special times. Often with our wider family and friends, these are occasions where we gather together to break bread and strengthen bonds. In our family we often …

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Heady with a homemade lebkuchen spice mix, this one-bowl, marmalade-spiked and chocolate-covered cake is great with a cup of tea or coffee. It's more than a gingerbread!

Heady with a homemade lebkuchen spice mix, this one-bowl, marmalade-spiked and chocolate-covered cake is great with a cup of tea or coffee. It’s more than a gingerbread! A homemade spice mix and great marmalade are the keys to this moist, whole-grain German-inspired cake. The chocolate ganache covering is completely optional but does make this lebkuchen …

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Try Japanese-style Tenderstem ® with Toasted Sweet Sesame Sauce for a quick and easy side dish. It’s a nutritious and delicious accompaniment to any Far East Asian meal, grilled fish or chicken. Or add in baked tofu pieces or cooked seafood for a simple supper.

Try Japanese-style Tenderstem ® with Sweet Toasted Sesame Sauce for a quick and easy side dish. It’s a nutritious and delicious accompaniment to any Far East Asian meal, grilled fish or chicken. Or add in baked tofu pieces or cooked seafood for a simple supper. This post is in collaboration with Tenderstem®. NEED AN EASY, …

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A snappy little raw pomegranate and cranberry relish cum salsa to make Christmas leftovers almost as good the second time round! It is also really fantastic with grilled or poached salmon and as a buffet salad. Add fresh slices of chilli for a proper salsa. kelliesfoodtoglow.com

  I love Christmas dinner as much as anyone. After all, I pretty much get to make the menu, cook it and serve it. Just today my daughter Rachel and I have donned felt antlers to make up some venison sausage rolls, cranberry sauce and start fermenting blini batter for smoked salmon blinis that we serve Christmas …

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This festive skillet phyllo pie is not only stuffed with loads of delicious things (wild rice, chard, chanterelle mushrooms) but hides a secret layer of savoury baklava crunch. It is also great with a puff pastry lid instead of the phyllo pastry. Perfect as the vegetarian main course at your Christmas Eve or Day table. Easily vegan.

This is a commissioned post. Today’s two vegetarian recipes are extra special ones. Not because of what they are particularly – although shatteringly crisp phyllo pastry surrounding creamy wild mushrooms, wild rice, and sauteed chard is, I’ll admit, one of my new favourite flavour and texture mash ups. These holiday recipes are extra special because they …

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Living in Britain you very quickly get used to Christmas = mince pies. No gathering at this time of year seems complete without a just-out-of-the-oven tray of warm and crumbly mince pies. Some are spectacularly boozey, others more wholesome with chunks of fresh fruit in with the dried. You can also make them a bit …

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In my last post to you I said that I would be back with my favourite Brussels sprout recipe. Most of us have a favourite brownie recipe {here’s mine} a favourite soup recipe {this is my winter favourite}, and a favourite curry {here – omg it is so good!} but Brussels sprouts? Really? If you are …

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Is it a soufflé? Is it a casserole? Who knows. Most recipes for sweet potato casserole/soufflé contain a couple of eggs, making it veer rather sharply into soufflé territory. Imho. But the name seems to be interchangeable. And it matters not a jot once you taste it. If you have never experienced this Southern US delicacy, …

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