What do M*A*S*H and Rum Cake have in common?


You're probably wondering what a TV series about an army doctor and his band of sidekicks and a rum cake have to do with each other. Well... as far as the show goes, not a lot. But as the main star of the show, Alan Alda who played Dr. Hawkeye Pierce in the iconic television series “M*A*S*H explains, he met his wife of 58 years, the love of his life Arlene when a rum cake … [Read more...]

Rum & Raisin Fudge Recipe

Another favourite at Christmas time, these make a good alternative to rum balls- or you could just try both! Make sure you use really good quality rum to really get maximum punch from this fudge. The Recipe Preparation Time: 10 minutes (+ soaking time) Ingredients (makes about 40) 60ml (1/2 cup) rum (vary to taste) 100g (1/2 cup) raisins 400g dark chocolate, coarsely … [Read more...]

How to make rum balls

Well Christmas is nearly upon us and that means lots of food, lots of family and lots of good times to share. One of my favourite memories as a kid was making rum balls in the kitchen with my mum (yep it’s actually spelt like that here in Australia) in preparation for guests coming over for dinner parties. This Christmas my mum and sister are coming to my place – so it’s on me … [Read more...]