Trio of Festive Tales or the Trouble with Trifle

In which we discover that cherries can restore your wealth, spiders can be the reason for miracles, mulled cider can result in treasure and that trifle is devoid of folklore. Christmas Pudding, however has plenty to share. …

Snow White & Rose Red or The Festive Drinks Furore

In which we discover that being a bear is not always permanent, kindness is key to a happy life, owning treasure does not improve your temper and that spice and warmth improves most drinks. …

The Cailleach and the Mince Pie Mystery

In which we discover how mountains were formed, what happens when winter goes on for too long and that mince pies have never been illegal, no matter how scandalous you make them sound. …

Morozko or The Great Cheese Cornucopia

In which we discover that kindness can overcome cruelty, a little magic goes a long way and there are many historic cheese related wonders. …

Eisenkopf or The Problem of the Pogácsa

In which we discover that a hero should keep his promises, that you should wait to get home before snacking, your father isn’t always right and a delightful Hungarian cheese puff can save your life. …

Cat Cinderella or The Macaroni Cheese Conspiracy

In which we find out that some Cinderellas will stop at nothing to achieve happiness, sometimes stepsisters just go home in a temper and that macaroni cheese is older than you might think. …

The Cunning Thief or The Disappearing Goose Conundrum

In which we discover that there’s a difference between a rogue and a villain, people can be very careless with their animals and that you should never leave a stranger alone with your goose or your whiskey. …

A Royalty of Princesses or The Secret Toastie Ingredient

In which we find that kindness, wit, cleverness and politeness are the keys to a wonderful future, the perfect cheese toastie is within your grasp and sometimes you have to make your own happy ever after. …

The Poor Widow’s Son or The Pomegranates in Question

In which we find out that princesses definitely can decide their own destiny, that seeking your fortune can take a very long time and that the gift of pomegranates is always welcome. …

The Legend of Knockmany or the Soda Bread Saga

In which we confirm that a clever, witty woman can save the day, that food adulteration in soda bread is occasionally warranted and that outwitting a giant can save you a lot of DIY. …

The Fish & The Ring or the Great Fish Pie Surprise

In which we discover that fate can be tricksy, fish pie can be surprising and that you can get away with pretty much anything if you are a baron. …

Jack the Giant Killer or Death by Pudding

In which we discover that it can be unwise to have your name on your belt, that cleverness is important for heroes, the downsides of wagon driving and how a pudding can save or take a life. Today’s story has giants, heroes, magic swords, enchanted ladies, generous princes, a possessed princess, treasure, wicked magicians, monsters and even the devil has a bit part. …