Roasted Red Pepper + Grilled Portobello + Smoked Salmon + Wasabi Mayo Spread = Sandwich. Also, homemade potato chips!
French 75 Cocktail
The Hallelujah Cocktail, a garnet-colored holiday drink perfect for a large gathering.
A delicious, warming glass of mulled wine with Japanese citrus (yuzu and mikan). You can also use Meyer lemon or lemon and clementine. Recipe published in Japan's Daily Yomiuri Newspaper on Christmas Eve!
Fresh Mint Tea is so easy to make and it works beautifully as either a hot or cold herbal tea.
A beautiful (and easy!) appetizer: clams oreganata.
Spiced Pineapple chutney, yet another recipe from a Michelin starred chef.
Homemade bibingka: Filipino Christmas rice cakes baked in banana leaves.
Light, fluffy, homemade vanilla marshmallows are perfect with hot chocolate.
Gingerbread men making
Gingerbread Waffles with Vanilla Cranberry Sauce
Seven layer cookies, an Italian classic.
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale & Pretzel Caramels!
Hot Buttered Rum Mix
Molecular Gastronomy at home : Nutella powder made with tapioca maltodextrin
Burnt Almond Cupcakes made from the leftovers of my attempt at making a Burnt Almond Cake.
Caramel Popcorn with Roasted Almonds
Cranberry-Almond Coconut Balls.
Italian anise pizzelles - a Christmas tradition.
Chocolate Salted-Caramel Cupcakes
Not Nutter Butters, adapted from Lottie & Doof
Chocolate Raspberry Torte. Velvety chocolate cake with a sweet raspberry ribbon. Gluten-free!
Cranberries are the perfect holiday food at Big Mill B&B
Gluten free Missouri Millionaires - caramel, cashews, and cranberries all dipped in chocolate.
Cielo de Jalisco, a tequila cocktail for those who want to keep it seasonal without getting all Christmassey.
Black sesame macarons. Asian, nutty, and delicious.
Cranberry-Orange Streusel Muffins
Stollen Bread for the holiday
Buttermilk bundt cake with fresh red currants, dates, walnuts, and raisins.
Fudge-like brownies layered with a mint or raspberry frosting and topped with a chocolate ganache.
Christmas Brunch: soft cooked eggs in peppers, tomatoes, herbs and saffron.
White chocolate macadamia nut cookies... A holiday (and every day) favorite.
Omini di pan di zenzero - Gingerbread men. [Scroll down for English Recipe]
Red Rice and Paneer Pilaf - "Christmas Rice" redolent of spices, nuts and pomegranates