Overwater is neither trying to hide its Georgian roots nor leave it to crumble at the seams; it’s utterly decadent and unashamedly antique.
Cumbria is without question my favourite part of England, and if you’ve never been, Christmas is a magical time to go.
Whatever your choice of poultry or meat, the sides you serve will make all the difference, so they are worth a little thought in advance.
Whether it’s tasty little smoked morsels on blinis as canapés or a magnificent fresh side on a platter, salmon and parties go hand in hand.
At Barbecoa we start with the best birds available, bone and roll them, and if you want to choose your stuffing we’ll put that in too.
A traditional mince pie is made with a crumbly shortcrust pastry, but I’ve also seen them made with puff pastry or even with filo pastry.
Two wonderful specialist diet-friendly mince pie recipes for you to sink your teeth into this Christmas.
Party planning takes time and money, but it needn’t break the bank or mean slaving away at dishes that get devoured in seconds.
To get you in the Christmas spirit we’ve rounded up the best Christmas markets across Europe for steaming mulled wine and sugary treats.