All posts tagged: christmas condiments

Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Orange Zest and Mixed Spice

Cranberry Sauce (the way my Nan makes it)

This is the recipe. It’s the only one you’ll ever need, and you can keep it in the back of your brain for later, you hardly even need to write it down. The reason I know this is because last week, whilst I was dancing round Sainsbury’s looking for Christmas recipe inspiration, I saw a packet of fresh cranberries and decided that I needed to make cranberry sauce that very day. So I called my Nan, she gave me the recipe, and I remembered it (and adjusted it slightly to fit the amount of cranberries per bag in Sainsbury’s). I’ve not written it down since either, it’s just still in my head. How cool is that? It’s never happened before. Is that Christmas magic or is that Christmas magic? Anyway, I’ll stop showing off about my new found memory skills for one moment so that I can tell you why you need to make this. Christmas dinner is hard work. Yes, it’s basically just a big roast, but it’s for like 8 people and they …