Pistachio, Lemon & Rosemary Biscotti make the ideal last minute present. Crisp slices of nutty bread, with the surprising kick of rosemary. Keep a loaf of cooked dough in the freezer for emergencies, and never be caught without a gift again.
Total Time Investment: 1 hour 15 mins, plus Overnight
Many years ago, my mum made The Princess an advent calendar, full of little patchwork pockets that need to be stuffed with small bits and pieces. I suggested that maybe this year The Princess was too old for the calendar, in the vain hope I would not have to spend ages combing the shops for little trinkets. My proposal was met with howls of derision, and the calendar now duly hangs in the back room as a vivid reminder that Christmas is well on its way. [Read more…]