Where do you get your recipe ideas from?
I use recipes I have gleaned over the years from the forums at MoneySavingExpert, as well as my mother's tried and tested recipes, and those given to me by friends. There are some from old-fashioned cookbooks like the Be-Ro Book, and the Dairy Diary, but then there are those I find on the internet, on blogs, and on websites like All Recipes.
The ginger cakes fresh from the oven
I've shared a stupendous Ginger Cake recipe on here, as well as a favourite fudge method. There are mince pies that get rave reviews that came from MSE, and brownies from all sorts of places. And of course, Twink's famous oat biscuits, and cheese scones too.
Chocolate brownies and oat biscuits
My favourite Christmas cake recipe came from the Family Circle magazine in 2000, and that magazine is sadly no longer published.
This week I came across these gorgeous looking biscuits and knew that I had to find a way to try them out - I just need something with a pretty pattern on to stamp them down with....