Chocolate and Cranberry Quick Bread with Cinnamon Glaze

You will love my Chocolate and Cranberry Quick Bread with Cinnamon Glaze! It is my new favourite holiday quick bread. With a decadent, rich, full on chocolate flavour, sweet, sharp tangy cranberries and a bit of spice, it’s full of holiday flavours. It’s also super moist and healthier than your average chocolate quick bread, due Read More…

What is Stir Up Sunday?

What is Stir Up Sunday? Stir Up Sunday is the last Sunday before Advent in the Christian calendar, which this year falls on November 26th. It’s also traditionally the day that Brits make their Christmas pudding, an integral part of our Christmas celebrations. Stir Up Sunday History ‘’Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the Read More…

Thanksgiving at The Hearth and Soul Link Party

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone who is celebrating later this week! Welcome, everyone, to the Hearth and Soul Link Party! Please share your posts about anything that feeds your soul – family, home, recipes, decorating, crafts, DIY, travel, organisation, book reviews, the arts, self improvement and more.  I’ve just returned home from California and already my Read More…

Gluten Free Cranberry Orange Baked Oatmeal

My Gluten Free Cranberry Orange Baked Oatmeal makes the house smell like the holidays when it is baking. Warm ginger, maple and orange aromas waft around our home, encouraging sleepy heads out of their beds and downstairs to taste this delicious, healthier baked oatmeal. Ever since I made my Baked Oatmeal with Rhubarb and Almonds, Read More…

Quick and Easy Coq au Vin Recipe

‘Quick’ and ‘easy’ are not normally words you would use to describe Coq au Vin, a traditional slow-cooked French recipe. After all, Coq au Vin was a recipe originally developed to make the oldest, toughest poultry melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The name translates to Rooster in Wine. Furthermore, peeling tiny shallots, browning chicken pieces, sautéing bacon and Read More…