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From baking to basting and stirring to sprinkling, we have all the hints, tips and recipes you need to cook up a perfect Christmas this year.
A pinch of this… a dash of that, discover more about how our herbs and spices can help you take your festive bakes from good to great!
Holiday season is the perfect time to unleash your culinary creativity, so go wild with cinnamon flavoured icing, sweetie studs and edible glitter.
Add flavour & flair
to your hot chocolate,
mulled wine or cider with
a cinnamon drink stirrer.
Dust Christmas cookies
with blended cinnamon & sugar.
Add colourful wheels of orange for an extra burst of fruity flavour and a cinnamon stick to swirl.
for our cinnamon to
develop that lovely
Add a sprinkle of cinnamon and a little grated orange zest to your pastry to make it extra Christmassy.
You don’t have to look too deeply into the Christmas crystal ball to predict the chaotic kitchen scenes on the morning of the 25th. So to help make the day go more smoothly, here are a few festive drink suggestions.
We wait all year for the moments that make Christmas.
Cradling mulled wine by the fire, overloading the Christmas tree
with decorations and watching the Christmas pudding erupt into flame
are some of our firm favourites.
The scent of aromatic cloves, the sweet smell of ginger and of course,
deliciously fragrant cinnamon.
It must be that time of year again… it must be Christmas.
There is nothing quite like that moment when you bring
the turkey to the table, succulently roasted and surrounded by glorious trimmings.
So here are our tips to ensure that the most important meal of the year goes without a hitch.
For a special Christmas breakfast, soak slices of bread in eggnog and cook on a preheated skillet until golden brown to make festive French toast.
Pan-fry sprouts with a sprinkle
of Schwartz Nutmeg.
For the fluffiest roasties,
par-boil in goose fat and sprinkle
with Schwartz Thyme.
This savoury treat tastes
even better made the night before,
as it allows the flavours to develop.
For roast potatoes crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside parboil, rough and sprinkle with Schwartz Thyme before roasting in goose fat.
For extra tender meat, leave the turkey in a warm place to rest for half an hour before carving.
A tangle of braised red cabbage
goes great in a turkey sandwich,
with a dollop of cranberry sauce
for good measure.
Decorate your cake
with festive flourishes such as
snowflakes cut from icing,
holly cut from red and green icing
or a scattering of silver dragees.
Your perfect Christmas meal is incomplete without delicious trimmings,
we’ve put together ideas for all your favourites,
with fresh twists and tips to help you create those scrumptious festive memories.
Christmas baking doesn’t have to be complicated
and tradition never goes out of style! Because it’s the season of goodwill
we’ve decided to help you bake smarter with ideas for tantalising cakes and bakes,
especially selected for you.
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