Robert Welch: The Art Of Preparing at Christmas

26th November 2017By Leave a Comment

Halloween and Guy Fawkes are over, and I have zero qualms in admitting I am one of the first to fling the Christmas fairy lights up. Albeit hoisting up a bauble clad Christmas tree already might be somewhat premature, I’m eagerly in the mood for Christmas and everything it brings.

Christmas Hamper with Ryvita Thins

18th December 2016By 4 Comments

Here we are. It’s that time of year – the ‘what do you get the person who’s got everything?’ and  ‘oh gawd, we need to buy a present for the in-laws’ time of year. My problem this year, is the latter. And so, when Ryvita challenged me to create a festive gift hamper around a selection of Ryvita Thins, I thought ‘Game…

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Christmas Gingerbread Mittens

4th December 2016By Leave a Comment

There’s nothing quite like the smell of gingerbread in the oven to get you in the festive spirit. My gingerbread mittens are super easy to create and make the for the most perfect Christmas sweet treat or tree decoration. If you’re turning them into a hanging decoration, simply make a hole in the gingerbread as soon as they come out…

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CHRISTMAS 2016 BY ALDI

30th June 2016By 2 Comments

So this is a little bit awesome. Next week, Wednesday 6th July, I am partnering with Aldi for a very exciting event. For a whole day, special guests, press and journalist have been invited to sample some of the new Christmas culinary delights that Aldi have to offer, all of which will be available to you and I in stores this…

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Warm Christmas Salad

16th December 2015By 1 Comment

Sometimes it’s nice to mix things up a bit and whilst we still want the christmas flavours the stodge is sometimes less welcome! So why not try my Warm Christmas Salad made from baked cauliflower, brown rice, pomegranate jewels, shredded carrot and rocket and dressed in a chilli orange and agave vinaigrette. It’s a delicious side dish or light lunch…

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BAKED AND JEWELLED BRUSSELS SPROUTS

15th December 2015By Leave a Comment

Sprouts have a bit of a bad reputation. When overcooked or cooked incorrectly they can be mushy and acrid; not a pleasure to eat at all. My recipe is not only simple and easy to make but turns the humble sprout into something sweet, earthy and delicious. Bake them my way, and I promise, even the fussiest of eaters will…

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