It's easy and gives you so much more control of the ingredients. Karen shares a family recipe for a fat-free mincemeat, packed with vine fruits, citrus peel, nuts and apples and generously laced with brandy.
These delicately flavoured oatcakes are crying out to be served with a slab of cheese - goat's cheese or Camembert would work particularly well. They could also be wrapped up and given to loved ones as gifts
To complete this wonderful gift, write the following on each gift card: 'To make your spiced hot chocolate, remove the lid from the jar and take out the marshmallows. Put your spice bundle inside the jar. Boil 200ml of milk and