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Perfect Christmas snacks

Taking a break from wrapping gifts and enjoy these scrumptious festive treats

 

Goat’s Cheese, Honey & Walnut Toastie

Goat’s Cheese, Honey & Walnut Toastie

This may be just a toastie but it tastes SO good – warm creamy goat’s cheese, sweet honey and crunchy walnuts. What’s not to like?

It’s just one of many delicious triple-tested recipes in the 2019 Dairy Diary.

RECIPE

 

 

Christmas Flapjacks

Christmas Flapjack

With pecan nuts, ginger and cherries, these flapjacks are really special. Pop in a tin, wrap in ribbon and give as a gift.

This recipe is taken from Dairy Diary Favouritescookbook.

RECIPE

 

 

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Recipe of the Week: Christmas Flapjacks

Christmas Flapjacks

Christmas Flapjacks

These moreish treats are really simple to make and taste simply delicious.

And because they’re packed
with oats they’re perfect for
keeping you fuller for longer.

Wrap in foil and take with you on a long walk or wrap in cello with a pretty ribbon and give as a gift.

Click for the recipe.

Christmas Flapjack recipe

 


Dairy Diary Favourites CookbookThis recipe is from Dairy Diary Favourites, the brilliant new cookbook which celebrates 35 delicious years of Dairy Diary recipes.

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Travel Tips

Travel tips
I have just finished writing a travel tips page for the 2011 Dairy Diary. Before researching it I never realised how unprepared I have been when travelling abroad! How many of us take the emergency number for our credit card company in case the card is stolen? Not me, that’s for sure! I seldom give anyone at home my holiday contact details either. In fact, I get so wrapped up in what I will wear/eat/drink/do when I am there that I completely forget about all the important stuff.
Thankfully, there has rarely been an emergency while I have been away – except when I was in New York the day before September 11th and no one at home knew my exact itinerary – it pays to be prepared. I would love to hear any useful travel tips or advice on what to take. Also, when booking a flight do you opt for on-board catering or take something of your own? I deliberated this last week when booking flights for a family holiday. I plumped for the in-flight meal as I find all those little parcels quite exciting. The taste is never up to much though!
But what is the best thing to take to eat on a flight? Probably not a particularly ripe French cheese! Try these Cheese Flapjacks – easily portable with oats for slow-releasing energy.

I have just finished writing a travel tips page for the 2011 Dairy Diary.

Before researching it I never realised how unprepared I have been when travelling abroad!

How many of us take the emergency number for our credit card company in case the card is stolen? Not me, that’s for sure! I seldom give anyone at home my holiday contact details either. In fact, I get so wrapped up in what I will wear/eat/drink/do when I am there that I completely forget about all the important stuff.

Thankfully, there has rarely been an emergency while I have been away – except when I was in New York the day before September 11th and no one at home knew my exact itinerary – it pays to be prepared.

When booking a flight do you opt for on-board catering or take something of your own? I deliberated this last week when booking flights for a family holiday. I plumped for the in-flight meal as I find all those little parcels quite exciting. The taste is never up to much though!

But what is the best thing to take to eat on a flight? I would love to hear any useful travel tips or advice on what to take.

Probably not a particularly ripe French cheese! Try these Cheese Flapjacks – easily portable with oats for slow-releasing energy.

Cheese Flapjacks

Savoury flapjacks are very morish and perfect for an energy boost on the move.

Cheese Flapjacks

Cheese Flapjacks

Makes 12
Suitable for vegetarians

Butter or margarine 50g (2oz)
Cashew nuts 50g (2oz)
Macadamia nuts 25g (1oz), halved
Carrot 1 large, peeled and grated
Double Gloucester cheese 110g (4oz), grated
Porridge oats 150g (5oz)
Dried mixed herbs 1/2 tsp
Egg 1, beaten

1 Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Melt the butter in the microwave or a saucepan. Remove from the heat and then add the nuts, carrot, cheese, oats, herbs and egg. Mix well.

2 Grease a 20cm (8in) round pie tin. Spoon the mixture into the tin and press down well. Bake for 25–30 minutes, until golden brown. Leave in the tin to cool and then cut into 12 wedges. Serve cold as a snack.

Cook’s tip
These are great to make and keep in an airtight container in the cupboard. If anyone in the family fancies a savoury snack, they are the prefect healthy alternative to crisps.

Recipe taken from Hearty & Healthy Dairy  Cookbook

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