Christmas food and drink

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Christmas shoppers cracked out the nuts, says Hotel Chocolat
Chain credits ‘healthy but authentic’ cravings for nut-centred surge in sales

Sarah Butler

18, Jan, 2022 @5:11 PM

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This year more than ever, Christmas traditions can bring us comfort and joy | Sam Wydymus
Whether it’s a sixpence in your pud or a buck’s fizz on Christmas morning, rituals old and new have special meaning, says chef Sam Wydymus

Sam Wydymus

25, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Port, sherry, whisky - Christmas drinks are all about the wood
When alcohol is aged in oak barrels, magic happens. And the nights between Christmas and New Year are the best time to sit and sip

David Williams

24, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Christmas means volleyball, Pimm’s and cinnamon scrolls – readers
Readers share their weird and wonderful Christmas customs, from hiking mountains to drinking with the in-laws. Share how your family celebrates the silly season

Lisa Favazzo

24, Dec, 2021 @4:59 AM

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Final magic touches to zhoosh your Christmas lunch | Kitchen aide
Caramelise the sprouts, brine the turkey, embrace ‘crunchy fairy dust’ – trouble-free ways to add theatre to your festive feast

Anna Berrill

21, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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How to make a trifle fit for Christmas – recipe | Felicity Cloake's masterclass
Do trifles come more festive than this spicy number using seasonal clementines and ginger cake on a bed of mulled wine jelly?

Felicity Cloake

21, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Rachel Roddy’s favourite way with carrots – recipe | A kitchen in Rome
I turn to my favourite trio of cooks for ideas for the Christmas carrots, and the answer is unanimous: Italian legend Ada Boni’s method of braising them in butter with marsala

Rachel Roddy

20, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Great wines for the festive feast | David Williams
Rich, robust and versatile, these Christmas dinner winners are a joy, says David Williams

David Williams

19, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How to give your table a festive makeover
Homemade crackers, twinkling lights and lots of good cheer… Top tips on how to make your table the star of the show this Christmas

Carolyn Asome

18, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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How to turn fish cheeks into a festive skewer | Waste not
Cooking with unfashionable cuts of fish makes better use of the catch. Underused cheeks are superb paired with bacon to make deeply flavoured, Christmassy skewers

Tom Hunt

18, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Don’t panic! Last-minute bargain bottles for Christmas | Fiona Beckett on drinks
Here’s where to get a replacement for that bubbly or fireside red you accidentally guzzled last week, or maybe an alcohol-free bottle for an unexpected guest

Fiona Beckett

17, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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How to eat: sprouts
This month, in a seasonal special, How to Eat is mulling sprouts. Should you eat them naked? Do they work in pasta bakes? And is there any excuse for sweetening them with fruit or drowning them in stilton?

Tony Naylor

17, Dec, 2021 @11:29 AM

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