The excitement is building up to Christmas. Come and make your own Mince Pies and Brandy Butter for Christmas. Once you have tasted home made mincemeat you will never want to buy a shop bought mince pies again. it really is worth the effort to select the best vine fruits, spices, oranges and lemons and let them marinade in brandy for a rich and delicious treat. Caroline will briefly touch on their history, and why this type of food is served along with the traditional Christmas Pudding (that also tastes a thousand times better if home made!)
Before this class Caroline will have already made lots of home-made mincemeat so that on arrival you can start rolling out your home made pastry to start cutting and filling the mince pies. Whilst these bake, we shall all make another batch of mincemeat and also brandy butter, the traditional accompaniment that again benefits from being home made. Christmas carols will be playing the back ground, warm mulled wine served , along with mince pies that Caroline will have made earlier.
This will be a fun and messy class! At the end you you will take home a box of mince pies and small pot of brandy butter to enjoy over the Christmas holiday!