Look what just arrived on my doorstep! These delicious fruit mince tarts and festive almond crescents came with the order from Judyc - 'make yourself a cuppa now and enjoy' - so I did.
Judy has been maturing the fruit mince for her tarts from the first week in August and it shows. The pastry is deliciously short and buttery and the filling intensely flavoured. They are only small but pack a powerful punch of flavour.
The almond crescents are wonderfully moist and dense inside a crisp exterior. Definitely not easy to stop at one of these.
Judy's Christmas list includes traditional fruit cake, both iced and plain and traditional fruit puddings made to an old fashioned recipe with rum soaked fruit and boiled in the cloth.
Along with fruit mince tarts, you can choose chocolate rum balls, Christmas biscuits - hand decorated in festive shapes and hand made gingerbread houses, decorated and filled with lollies.
Find JudyC at Shop 1, 227 Waterworks Road, Ashgrove. 3366 9111.