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Thursday 26 November 2009

Christmas Cake News Flash

You do not need another recipe for Christmas cake.

But you do need to know that mine is baking in the oven as I type, and that no house has ever smelled as good as mine does now.

There is bad news too, however: I have already done the washing up, so Mr. Other P can't lick the bowl.


  1. LOL Mr P, NO FAIR! Even if you don't want to bother typing out a recipe (they do tend to the lengthy those Christmas Cakes), you have to tell us a little about it:):)


  2. yeah, me too Mr.P, I want to see another christmas cake recipe..I love reading recipes and trying them too, but I would understand if it's your secret recipe ;)

  3. OK, I will share it tomorrow guys. I just eyeballed it though, so it might not be exact. I know I used almost a whole bottle of whiskey!

    Sorry for late responses - I've been away!

  4. I wanna see the xmas cake recipeeee! It's so fantastic that you can buy kewra water, it's excellent for biryanis and sweet stuff too. I recently sneaked a few tsps of it into a thai massaman curry I made and it give a great flavour to it. Word of warning- it smells like cheap aftershave but thankfully tastes much better than it smells- esp when you combine it with vanilla in baking!

    Noooo- It's really NOT horrendous buying frozen paratha- I usually keep a few packets of them in my freezer for those lazy days (you know which ones I'm talkin' about lol). They are so flaky... I can't resist. If you like Indian breads next time your at that awesome sounding world food store have a look near the frozen paratha and chapattis for something called 'Thepla/Masala Chapatti/Methi Chapatti' They're all the same thing but produced under different names according to the brand. They're basically spiced chapattis with fenugreek leaves, chilli and turmeric... A Gujarati speciality. You cook them the same as you would the frozen paratha.

    Cheers for 'following' moi and for your lovely comments!


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