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1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 19 December 2012

Fred learns to speak Danish with comedian and Celebrity MasterChef winner Emma Kennedy, plus he talks to Hue and Cry's Pat Kane and Only An Excuse's Jonathan Watson.

  • Last Minute Boozy Gift And Party Fodder

    Everyone loves a liqueur at Christmas time and this one is so easy to make your friends will be begging for the recipe and demanding you make it for them every year.  






    250ml/1 cup whisky



    400ml tin of sweetened condensed milk


    250ml/1 cup whipping cream


    4 eggs


    2 tablespoons chocolate syrup


    2 teaspoons instant coffee granules


    2 teaspoons vanilla extract

    1 teaspoon almond extract



    Whazz the whole lot up in the blender and pour into pretty bottle. Store in the fridge and use within 1 month. Make sure you write this on the gifty label. Drink ice cold or over ice or pour a little over good vanilla icecream.



    Cost is about £3.50 per 1 litre.


    Takes about 10 minutes to make


    Cost of nasty cheapo copycat Baileys is £6.99 and the real stuff about £8.99 ad that is only for 750ml.



    This will keep in fridge for up to 1 ½ weeks. Give it a shake before pouring.










    These are perfet party fodder as well as a welcome addition to a festive hamper.



    1 bag mixed nuts from supermarket



    1 tablespoon dark brown sugar



    1 teaspoon salt



    ½ tablespoon curry powder



    Pinch of cinnamon powder



    Pinch of ground cumin



    Pinch of cayenne pepper



    1 egg white



    Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas6 fairly hot oven. Line a baking tray with baking paper.

    Whisk up the egg white till frothy. In a separate bowl mix together all your dry ingredients.

    Pour the nuts into the egg white and make sure all coated.


    Spread them in a single layer on the oven tray and scatter over your spice mix.


    Bake for approximately 5 minutes until the nuts are golden and smelling amazing.


     Let them cool and store in airtight container. Will keep up to 3 weeks.



    Price £2.50 for bag of mixed nuts plus approx 20p for all spices etc.



    Time 5 mins prep and 5 cooking.


     Spiced nuts about £4.50-£6 depending on shop.



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