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Christmas Cooking

Can you believe it's that time of year already! I really do find it hard to find the christmas spirit til mid December normally, as my eldest birthday is one of the first few days of December, So the rule was always after birthday celebrations, then we can start some decorating or get some season spirit happening!

peanut balls covered in chocolate on a tray with baking paper

Now 'Sinterklaas' (St. Nicholas Day) has been celebrated (December 6th) As in my Dutch Heritage,

we celebrate by putting up the tree and decorating, putting on some songs, Plus as per dutch traditions share some lollies (candies). (Really wish I had some wooden clogs for under the tree in place of a fireplace!)

I continued the traditions in remembrance of my Grandparents (Oma and Opa), The tree has been unboxed, finished decoration!

So this is usually when we start our Christmas Cooking, I like to Freeze things for the Day, so I am not rushing around like mad which seams to be common place. I really don't like the rush and requirements society tells us we should abide to. So I love the creating and enjoying of the seasons blessings, Especially to not let all the drama distract me from the Reason for the Season - Christ's Birth and His Gift on this World!

So I thought I would share with you one of my favourite recipes that we usually only indulge in at this time of year, as it's definitely a