This Christmas, delight friends and family with one of this homemade food and drink gifts – from jams and chutneys to pickles, relishes, and spice mixes. Given the incredible year that we’ve had – and that, alas, we’re able to celebrate with them in person – you better get started on making these homemade gifts that your friends or family members are bound to appreciate.
This Sweet Barbecue Sauce Recipe makes for a classic sweet-style sauce that’ll please nearly any palate. Take it as a good base that can be tweaked to your own specifications and taste.
Try this Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe for an easy-to-make homemade pesto that is fresh, vibrant and green. And what’s more, you can whip up a batch in under 15 minutes.
Looking for a tasty midweek dinner option? Try this Chinese Five-Spice Chicken Stir-Fry with Brown Rice for a balanced and tasty dinner.
Dollop a spoonful of this delicious Plum, Cranberry & Chilli Chutney alongside cheeses and a glass of something boozy, or use instead of cranberry sauce to set off roast poultry perfectly.
The perfect combination of sweet and spicy in this Cranberry, Apple and Chilli Jam makes it particularly delicious with cold meats and cheese.
A delicious yet easy to prepare dessert that can be brought directly to the table for serving in a shallow casserole.
This warming Beetrook Bake with Parmesan recipe is from The Great Dixter Cookbook: Recipes from an English Garden by Aaron Bertelsen, published by Phaidon.