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Oat-coated coffee chocolate truffle

To get the recipe, pick up a copy of the March edition of Good Things magazine. To download a digital copy click here or buy in store at WHSmith High Street, WHSmith Travel, Wholefoods, Marks and...
Lemon Tarte  (c) Kate Whitaker

Lemon, lime and cardamom tart

Serves 6–8 Cardamom is a spice that works equally well in savoury and sweet dishes but when used in desserts like this one, you can really appreciate its floral, aromatic qualities. INGREDIENTS For...
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Vodka & buttermilk panna cotta with berries

Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 300ml double cream 1 vanilla pod, split, seeds scraped out 110g caster sugar 2-3 leaves gelatine, soaked for 5 minutes in cold water then squeezed out 350ml buttermilk,...
Panettone, traditional Italian Christmas cake

Panettone

Makes 1 INGREDIENTS 350g ‘00’ flour mixed with 150g plain flour  1 tbsp malt  12g fresh yeast  60 ml full-fat milk  4 whole eggs  160g sugar  200g butter, softened  3 egg...
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Wienner burrerl – ‘Viennese kiss’ cookies

Makes approximately 30 INGREDIENTS 150g butter  65g sugar  4g vanilla extract  2 egg yolks  160g flour  100g jam – strawberry, cherry or redcurrant  a little cream and egg yolk, to...
11. Honey and Walnut Three-Bite pies  from The Little Book of Pies by Marike Gauci, published by Square Peg, photography by Sarah Cuttle

Honey and walnut – ‘three bites pies’

The first recorded recipe for pie was from Ancient Egypt, around 9500BC. The pastry was made with wheat, oats, barley and rye, filled with honey and cooked over hot coals. Next, the Greeks borrowed the...
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Stollen

A stollen can be a thing of beauty, boozy and moist - but it is so often found commercially as a stale slab; a slap in the face to anyone demanding that comforting Christmas taste. My recipe...
4. Riz a l'amandes (Danish rice pud) (c) Marie Louise Avery

Creamed rice pudding with warm cherry sauce

Include a single whole almond in the rice pudding - the person who finds it should receive a gift, usually a box of fancy chocolates. Most people buy the cherry sauce (try Fynbo Cherry Sauce), but...
2. Porky's BBQ Christmas Pecan Pie by Chris Young,

Chocolate pecan pie

Makes 1 x 22-24cm pie INGREDIENTS For the pastry:  200g flour  100g butter  100g sugar  3 egg yolks For the filling:  100g dark chocolate, chopped  50g butter  110g...