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Light and Fruity Christmas Cake

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LIGHT AND FRUITY CHRISTMAS CAKE Dried fruit* – Mixture of currents and raisins (70%) along with apricots, peaches, pears, apple rings, sultanas, glacé cherries (30%) Liquid* – peach schnapps Sugar* – soft, light-brown sugar Syrup* – golden syrup Nuts* – unsalted cashews or blanched almonds Spice* – Allspice, cinnamon, ground ginger, nutmeg, mace

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The history of the Christmas Dinner

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What you have for Christmas dinner can differ from family to family, but traditionally turkey is served with stuffing, roast potatoes and an array of fresh vegetables, particularly the most controversial vegetable, the Brussels spout. If you’re not already stuffed from dinner, pudding consists of mince pies and traditional Christmas pudding. But why do we […]

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The Benefits of a Chinese Diet

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If a buffet doesn’t spring to mind then Friday night treat will. A night spent in front of the tv with a glass of wine and a couple of your favourite dishes. As we regard Chinese food as a treat it is actually one of the healthiest diets in the world.   Chinese food served […]

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