Recicember Day 24: Butterscotch Tart

Butterscotch Tart

I used to enjoy eating butterscotch sweets, but I can never find them in the shops now. You can get butterscotch flavour Instant Whip (that’s a bit like pudding if you’re American), but it’s not the same as the solid sweet. In any case, what is butterscotch? Alcoholic butter? Butter from Scotland? Turns out, it’s neither – it’s made from […]

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Recicember Day 23: Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

Ah yes! A sweeeeet potato casserole! It must be really good! I like potato. What? Oh. It’s actually a casserole made from sweet potato, not a sweet potato casserole. Hmm. Today’s recipe is taken from AllRecipes, where it is known as “Sweet potatoes with marshmallows”, which is clearly something that has been lost in translation. Vegetables with marshmallows? That would be […]

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Recicember Day 22: Maltesers Christmas Pudding


We are back in the land of GoodToKnow yet again, but with good reason. It’s a chocolate pudding, with buttercream, Maltesers, melted white chocolate, and glacé (candied) cherries! A veritable cornucopia of stodgy sickness-inducing ingredients all wrapped up in a massive chunk of sweetness! At least they don’t recommend you serve it with cream! Oh, no, wait. Yes they do. […]

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