On Sunday, I gave you the very American Peppermint Bark. So today we are taking a trip over the waters to Australia – to make White Christmas. White Christmas is a popular sweet served, of course, at Christmastime. White Christmas is traditionally made from Copha, which is hydrogenated coconut oil. Australians have been cooking with…
Peppermint Bark is as American as it comes. Every Christmas, Peppermint Bark hits the shops and it disappears in droves. It comes in the original candy form – a recipe for which I’m going to share with you today. But then you get Peppermint Bark ice-cream, Peppermint Bark cookies, Peppermint Bark Martini’s….
I love this time of year. Most of the houses on our street have Christmas lights, glowing brightly in their yards. Those that don’t have either a Christmas tree or a menorah in their window. Even though the shops are crowded, there is a general feeling of cheer. People smile and wish strangers “Happy Holidays”….
Old Fashioned Chocolate Fudge
I have very fond memories of this Old Fashioned Chocolate Fudge being made each Christmas. Mum and Dad would work as a team. Mum would be responsible for the majority of the cooking, but Dad played his role by constantly wiping down the sides of the saucepan with water. I’m sure he didn’t mind helping…