December 2012

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Easy Mince Pie Recipe

Mince Pies for a Traditional English Christmas Treat An original mince pies recipe includes tons of religious significance. The popular British Christmas dish originally included 13 ingredients but simplified versions show cooks how to make the dish in less than an hour. An elaborate version by Chef Jamie Oliver combines filo dough and puff pastry for an airy texture while Nigella Lawson uses a simple family recipe consisting of five basic ingredients. Delia Smith creates truly decadent eats by incorporating lard and butter into the pastry dough. What is Mincemeat?... Read More

Wishes do Come True in this Year’s Pantomimes 2012

It is Christmas, and that can only mean it is time for the Pantomimes 2012 season! This season proves to be a sensation panto season with favourites such as Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Aladdin and Peter Pan. Sleeping Beauty – York Sleeping Beauty returns to the Grand Opera House in York to fall asleep once more and awaken with a kiss from her handsome Prince Charming. It has been a long time since York’s favourite fairytale graced the stage at the Opera House, but fear not…she will be here for all... Read More

Jamie’s 15-Minute Meals: Exciting, Modern, and Delicious!

Jamie Oliver’s newest book, “Jamie’s 15-Minute Meals” is full of nutritious, delectable recipes designed for the modern man or woman. His cookery book teaches every busy adult that delicious food can be made on a budget and in only fifteen minutes. In a way, Jamie Oliver introduced his secret vault of recipes and an exciting new way to do it all. Jamie Oliver’s cookery book is an answer to every busy adult’s need for lovely, fresh meals that are worthy of feeding family and friends, and in a surprising fifteen... Read More

Rod Stewart Book Review

Rod Stewart is an icon in the history of our music, and part of the reason for that is because of his distinctive look, wild antics and colourful life. Rod: The Autobiography; is his story in his words. Describing things as he seen them throughout his life and career. It tells the story of his concerts behind the scenes, life in the studio, his marriages and relationships, which were much in the public eye, if only because there were so many relationships, many with supermodels, and his day to day... Read More