Leftover Christmas Pie

Ingredients  45g/1½oz butter 2 large leeks, washed and roughly sliced 3 tbsp plain flour 500ml/18fl oz chicken stock (or 250ml/9fl oz leftover gravy and 250ml/9fl oz stock) 1 heaped tsp English mustard powder 600g/1lb 5oz leftover turkey meat, cut into bite-sized pieces 250g/9oz cooked ham, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 tbsp roughly chopped thyme  200ml/7fl oz single cream 1 free-range egg, beaten for egg wash … Continue reading Leftover Christmas Pie

Gingerbread Cookies

Ingredients 1 1⁄2 teaspoons Baking powder 3⁄4 teaspoon Baking soda ¾ cup Black Treacle 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 3⁄4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cloves 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 x Large Egg 2 teaspoons vanilla ¾ Dark Brown Sugar Method Heat a saucepan on a low heat, melt butter, then stir in the brown sugar, treacle, salt, and spices. Transfer the mixture to a … Continue reading Gingerbread Cookies