Real mincemeat with beef

On December 14, 2009 By

Real mincemeat with beef

Because I have no mercy on my guests, people who come to our house’s Christmas party next weekend will be subjected to mince pies made with beef mincemeat. Reactions to my plans have ranged from: ‘Ooooh, interesting,’ to ‘But there will be real mince pies, won’t […]

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Apple and mincemeat pie

On November 25, 2009 By

Apple and mincemeat pie

Yesterday I posted the fruitalicious Apple and lemon mincemeat recipe and an enormous jar of it is maturing in my utility room for this Christmas’ mince pie orgy. However, I only have the one enormous preserving jar and my urge to go to Peckham […]

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Apple and lemon mincemeat

How smug am I? Not only have I made my Christmas cakes and wrapped them in paper and foil and a regular drizzle of booze, I’ve made my mincemeat, too. Admittedly, in order to make the mincemeat I did have to finish up the last, large spoonfuls of last […]

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