for family meals :
recipes comes from Dancer and Graphic artist Martin
James. Martin, who originally comes from New Zealand,
is now living with his wife and children in Copenhagen
as he is currently principal Dancer with The Royal Danish
Ballet. You will be able to find out more about Martin
when his Biography page is published.
so gifted it seems unfair that Martin should also be
talented in the kitchen as well but he has agreed to
share some of his recipes with us which is great news.
also does his own recipe Newsletter, which is where
this recipe actually came from, so if you would like
to subscribe to it then click
cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 cup sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
2 teaspoons rum or rum extract
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons light cream
the butter with the vanilla essence, gradually beat
in the sugar and then blend in the egg.
together flour, nutmeg and salt. Add to the butter
mixture and mix well.
into 14 equal portions.
sugared board shape each piece into a roll 12 inches
long and 1/4 inch wide.
in 2 inch lengths and put on greased cookie sheet.
in pre-heated 350°F oven for 12 minutes.
with frosting, sprinkle with nutmeg.
butter with vanilla, add the rum and blend in sugar
and cream. Beat until smooth.