Cranberry and Cream Cheese Stuffed Turkey

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Ah, how I love that November-December period of joy.  A time full of festivals, beautiful lights and of course – WINTER FEASTS.  And what would Winter be without a little bit of that big old bird, Turkey? I often here people complaining about turkey – particularly the…

Creamy Walnut and Mushroom Pasta with Sausages

Introduction Winter is here, it’s time to start getting a little nutty.  Walnuts always take me back to Christmas as a child, the dish of mixed nuts sitting on the coffee table next to a bowl of Quality Street chocolate. Of course, feel free to substitute the sausage meat for anything else and add your…

Beef and Sweet Potato Hot Pot

Introduction Now, having never been to Lancashire and not having any relatives from there, I am hesitant to claim that this is in any way authentic.  It’s merely inspired by the delightfully warming meal that our friends in the North invented. The great thing with this dish is that you can substitute pretty much any…