Gen’s Christmas Pudding

Said to have originated in the 14th century, the British Christmas pudding has enjoyed many transformations from the beef, mutton, raisins and spice porridge of then, to the dark, sticky, fruity pudding we love today. Traditionalists make their pudding on ‘Stir-Up Sunday’, which is the last Sunday before Advent Sunday (the end of November), giving…

Lindt Croissant Pudding

BREAKFAST WITH BELLS ON! I’ve called this ‘breakfast’, because, why not? It’s Christmas; so treat yourself! This is based on a bread pudding, but using croissants instead. Try and use croissants that are slightly on the stale side, and then they’ll soak up all that lovely custard pudding without turning to mush. The addition of…

Sticky Toffee Pudding & Butterscotch Sauce

A PROPER STICK-TO-YER-RIBS PUDDING! This is a perfect winter pudding recipe: something that’ll warm you up from the inside – as my nan used to say. It’s dark and rich and squidgy and sweet; everything a pudding should be! I’ve served it here with Rum Butterscotch sauce, but you can always go traditional and serve…