You make traditional eggnog with egg yolks, cream, and milk. In addition there are one or more types of alcohol and spices. The boozy element can be rum, bourbon, brandy or sherry or a combination of these. George Washington served his guests as America’s first president with an eggnog made with rye whiskey, Jamaican rum and sherry. History does not record if they slept most of the rest of the day.
What is a Smoking Bishop? You may like me be partial to a glass of mulled wine or even cider flavoured with festive spices like ginger and cinnamon. You may even have been wassailing if you live in certain parts of the United Kingdom. However, have you ever tried a Smoking Bishop?
Earlier in the year I wrote an article on Stir Up Sunday, for my local newspaper, the Jersey Evening Post. This was the time when families traditionally gathered together and made their Christmas pudding. I thought it would be good to come up with an alternative that was lighter but still very in keeping with all the other festive recipes I love so much. After some experimenting in the kitchen, I think I came up with a great alternative.
Top five Favourite Christmas Baking Recipes. Here are links to my five favourite festive cake and cookie recipes, so if you just fancy trying to bake something with the family that you can decorate your tree with or you are planning a spectacular Christmas Dinner celebration, I’m sure I have a recipe for you. I…