‘Stir-up Sunday’ is the Sunday before Advent – the end of November – and everyone in the family takes a turn to stir the pudding with a wooden spoon from East to West (clockwise) in honor of the three Kings making their journey, with their eyes closed whilst making a secret wish.
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Beverley’s stress-free Christmas Classes and Dems
Beverley’s fabulous selection of courses and demonstrations are designed to ease you through Christmas. Gift vouchers and our Children’s Cookery Programme make ideal foodie gifts that will last children and adults a lifetime
It’s Christmas – beat the recession and make your gifts
Just finished Bill Buckley’s Sunday Lunch show on BBC Oxford where we’ve been talking about making edible Christmas presents with the help of Rachel Allen on dial in, pity she couldn’t have been in the studio but it was good to catch up as I’ve not seen her since the summer. Making Christmas gifts…
Chocolate and Ginger Christmas Pudding
Christmas puddings are traditionally made on Stir Up Sunday, around 6 weeks before Christmas. Gather the family around to stir the pudding in a clockwise direction and each make a wish.