This powerful spice adds aroma to a wide range of recipes, from desserts like spice cake and muffins to many different curries and soups.
You need to leave the dough for these biscuits overnight. Serve with wine or your favourite ice cream. They are also great with coffee.
I love easy cakes and this is definitely one; using fresh or tinned pears in a basic cake batter it is great warm as a dessert with ice cream or cold sliced.
This is a great tangy glaze for a whole ham. If you have any glaze left over, you can add it to the pan drippings with a little flour or cornflour and make a nice sauce to accompany the meat.
These simple but delicious biscuits are from Sicily where they are called Dead Bones (L'Ossa Morte). They need to sit overnight before baking.
This delicious winter warmer of mulled wine is seasoned with cloves, cinnamon, lemon peel, orange, nutmeg and sugar. It's my favourite way to warm up on a winters eve.
If you're going to roast a leg of ham, try this honey and cloves recipe. It has a moist sweet taste which you'll find delightful.
This is a very easy recipe for a moist cake with a buttery crumb topping. The ground cloves make this different from other crumb cakes.
The spices makes these biscuits tastier and a bit more interesting than your average chocolate chip biscuit.
A Christmas ham delight! A leg of ham is coated with a cumquat marmalade and mustard glaze then baked with pineapple juice and stout.
Tired of lamb with mint sauce? This version uses apricot nectar and is absolutely divine. The sauce goes great with mashed potatoes.