Streamlined Christmas pudding

No, this does not refer to an uprising or political rally. It does refer to an English custom of preparing the Christmas pudding (later the Christmas cake) the first Sunday before Advent, four weeks before Christmas. On that Sunday, the family would gather in the kitchen to help in the preparations of the special Christmas […]

Rum – a taste of the Caribbean

It’s that time of year, folks. The shorts and patio furniture are away, and our thoughts once again drift to warmer climates. No doubt, many of you will probably be heading south to the Caribbean over the next several months to escape winter. If you’re one of the fortunate to do so, you best prepare […]