Happy New Year! Roll on 2016....

 Updated on December 31st, 2015 at 10:00 PM by James Maddock in    Recipes

2016 New Year

2015 is almost over and 2016 is fast approaching so here's wishing everyone a Happy New Year!

It's the perfect time to celebrate with a few cocktails - some of the popular recipes on the site include Champagne Punch, Victorian Sherbet Punch and the non-alcoholic Cranberry Punch.

You can see all our drinks recipes in our beverages section. Enjoy responsibly!

Selected recipes:


Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis
A rich batter pudding filled with cherries. Cherry clafoutis makes a surprisingly light and delicate dessert. Delicious hot or cold served with cream.


Baked Mushrooms and Avocado

Baked Mushrooms
Autumn mushrooms baked with a hint of garlic, a generous helping of avocado and a gratin topping. Delicious as a snack or as a starter.

Main Meals

Shropshire Blue Cheese Flan

Shropshire Blue Cheese Flan
A delicious savoury cheese flan made with Shropshire Blue. Ideal for summer lunches as it an be served hot or cold with a light salad.


West Country Cider Cake

Cider Cake
A sweet and sticky cake with a crunchy, nutty topping flavoured and moistened with cider, a drink synonymous with the west country in England.

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