Christmas Traditions: Marzipan Fruit

Christmas is a time of tradition. But tradition is a fluid thing.

For a while there was the tradition of Dad finding waifs and strays on Christmas Day and bringing them back for lunch—but that petered out after couple of real odd balls…. 

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Redcurrant Soufflé

It’s round this time of year that my mother is in the midst of a fruit-induced madness. It starts with raspberries, then strawberries, then redcurrants…then just as it’s beginning to wane, it’s the blackcurrants, blackberries, then apples…… 

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Mother’s Day Pistachio Macaroons

There isn’t anything that says “I love you Mum” more than a box of ludicrously tricky sweets.

Anyone can phone up Interflora, or ping over a Moonpig card. Sacrificing your Saturday afternoon to fiddle about with meringue is love indeed though…. 

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