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How to set the perfect Christmas table

Christmas is all about family, friends, food and making great memories, but the stress of organising Christmas lunch can get in the way of all the good stuff. One of the best ways to avoid that stress is by planning in advance, making sure you have all the ingredients you need and laying out all your table essentials the night before.

Christmas gift ideas

The festive season is upon us! Doesn’t it feel like it snuck up much quicker than the year before? It’s time to be merry and feast with your loved ones, eating and drinking to your heart’s content. Christmas is very much about giving back, and also about gift giving. Sometimes, buying gifts can be rather […]

Gingerbread men recipe

Gingerbread Men Recipe

Preparation time: 20 minutes Baking time: 15 minutes   Ingredients: 30ml full cream milk 50ml golden syrup 125g butter (unsalted) 1 egg 750g cake flour 125ml brown sugar 5ml bicarbonate of soda 5ml ground cinnamon 10ml ground ginger 3ml salt   Royal icing: 1 egg white 10ml lemon juice 250g icing sugar   Decorations: Jelly […]

Christmas wish list for the foodies

From spaghetti makers to knife sets, you can’t go wrong with goodies for the kitchen as the perfect gift this year.

DIY guy (and gal) Christmas wish list

Bring a smile to your favourite handyman’s (or handywoman’s) face with the right gift.