Here is a nut that really does grow well in Britain, though you have to keep a sharp lookout from late August or the squirrels will beat you to it.
A filbert is a large, cultivated variety of hazelnut and a cobnut is a fat, cultivated version. Confusingly the famous Kentish cobnut really is Lambert’s filbert, but such considerations should not stop you swooping on any your greengrocer is enterprising enough to find.
People search the world over for the very best chocolates, but there's no need. The very best of all are those freshly made at home. Just the thing to serve with the coffee after a very special meal.
This is an unashamedly fun recipe, great for special parties and at Christmas, or to serve instead of chocolates or mints at the end of a meal. But although it's fun, the choc ices are seriously good to eat...
These crunchy little hazelnut biscuits go very well with Coffee Cappuccino Creams with Cream and Sweet Coffee Sauce. Alternatively, if you leave out the coffee, they're excellent for serving with ice creams or jellies. You can also make very tiny bis
This recipe looks so impressive that your guests will think you've spent all day in the kitchen. Little do they know that this is a quick and easy recipe that you can make in advance, then just sit back and wait for the compliments!
Chocolate, nuts and brandy find their way into this wonderful Italian Christmas cake from Anna del Conte - so good you could also serve it for dessert.
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