time of the year again where food is aplenty and good cheer presides.
For those who are planning a Christmas fare at home, here are some yummy
dessert recipes. To make life easier for yourself over the
busy Christmas, try to prepare as much as you can in advance and finish
off, or reheat, on the day. Planning is essential: draw up lists, give
yourself ample time to shop and don't forget to allow time to pick up
last-minute fresh foods. Make full use of your freezer, too - desserts,
pastries and stuffings, can all be made ahead and frozen.
On the big day, allow yourself plenty of
time, stay calm and don't be afraid to draft in the rest of the family
to help. All this should give you freedom to enjoy the company of family
and friends to the full. Some people wouldn't dream of celebrating
Christmas without a pudding or glazed ham, mince pies, or even a