AMAZING Christmas COOKIE Crackers! @ Not Quite Nigella

Not only are the BEST Orange and Cranberry cookies you will ever eat but they make for the best edible Christmas gift if you’re looking for a last minute but heartfelt, home-made Christmas present! This ready-made cookie dough is the perfect gift for that friend or family member that doesn’t really cook or one that … Read more

Fruit cupcakes with spiced vanilla buttercream recipe

These fruit cupcakes with spiced vanilla buttercream have a hint of festive additions like raisins, currents and warming spices. They are so light and fluffy with a creamy smooth vanilla buttercream and a dash of cinnamon and all spice. You could call these Christmas cupcakes, but they are perfect for Fall or anytime of year … Read more

Swedish Christmas Cookies Seven Seven sorts of cookies @ Not Quite Nigella

On the 12th day of Christmas your true love made for you – Christmas cookies! The Swedish Christmas cookie tradition of Sju Sorta Kakor may sound like an elaborate and yet delicious way of celebrating the festive season. BUT did you know that all seven of these cookies are made using the same vanilla shortbread … Read more

Party food for the festive season Drizzle and Dip

The first of December always feels like the start of the festive season. Up until then, we feel it coming, but on the first, a sudden and more immediate countdown begins. There are instantly more social arrangements and the shops are filled with everything Christmas. As a huge fan of this season, especially the food, … Read more

Easy deep filled Christmas mince pies recipe

There are thousands of mince pie recipes on the internet, but these deep-filled mince pies are my new favourite. I like a good fruit mince-to-pastry ratio and with these, I have achieved this. Because the pastry is very much like shortbread, having it thick is so delicious. They are made by hand with no pastry … Read more

The best Christmas fruit mince with cherries recipe

This Christmas fruit mince with cherries is my new favorite filling for mince pies. It has layers of rich festive spices and delicious fruity flavor from the raisins, sultanas, currants, citrus, and cherries. This is perfect to make when cherries are in season and preserve for later. I include instructions on how to preserve (can) … Read more

Potato Bread Rolls Buns @ Not Quite Nigella

These pillowy soft potato bread rolls are perfect for a Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner! Potato and potato water are the secret ingredients that work to make these delightfully soft buns that last fresh for longer too! There’s a reason why some of the softest bread is made using potatoes and you have to give these … Read more