Celebrity Christmas

All the latest festive news, photos and more from celebrities and the royal family

Ultimate Frangipane Mince Pies

Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Serves 12 Ingredients 1 x JUS-ROL™ All Butter Sweet* Shortcrust Pastry sheet 200g mincemeat 45g caster sugar 45g butter – melted 1...

Sara Cox delivers smiles and panto to poorly children this Christmas

It's a matter of days until the start of December, which can only mean one thing – pantomime season is upon us. With that in mind, one of the fairytale world's most famous faces stopped by to pay...

Make a home-made Christmas pudding this Stir-up Sunday

With the prospect of newly decorated trees, festive markets and twinkling lights brightening up the city streets, the Christmas season is well and truly upon us. And this Sunday the...

In your 20s: Get set to sparkle in fun festive frocks

To the delight of all the festive fans among you, the party season is fast approaching. And with the work parties and social gatherings that Christmas entails, now is the perfect time to treat...

Party show-stoppers perfect for this Christmas – at spectacular prices

Every girl dreams of designer. But this Christmas, we're going Primark rather than Prada, thanks to the high-street going all out for party show-stoppers this winter. Retailers were inspired...

Princess Maxima dances up a storm with Samba session in Brazil

Princess Maxima of the Netherlands is a spirited Argentinian, and while her recent engagement wasn't exactly a return to her roots, it was very, very close – a dancing session in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Maxima...

Christmas cheer in the city: The best of London's fun-filled festivities

The Christmas countdown has officially commenced in the city of London. Marking the start of Christmas, the annual turning on of twinkling lights on iconic Oxford Street beckoned tens of thousands to join...

Celeb-inspired gift guide: toddler Harper Seven Beckham

Harper Seven Beckham is leaving behind a very busy year: she has learned how to walk, she has attended various catwalk shows with designer mum Victoria Beckham and has endlessly cheered on dad David during...

Party food perils: Staying healthy over the festive period

With party season fast approaching, rich food, late nights and a glass of bubbly with friends are all on the menu – in abundance. And playing the perfect host or gracious guest can eventually...

Austria prepares to celebrate the festive season with Christmas markets

With 'Views to Kill', its no wonder the former Bond actor, Sir Roger Moore couldn't resist attending the opening of the Christmas market in Henndorf, Austria, with his wife Christina Kiki Tholstrup this...

Deliciously festive puddings for Christmas

The festive season is upon us, and whether for a dinner party or a cosy night in, there's nothing better at this time of year than a spot of indulgent baking. When the cold sets in and the...

Perfect winter warmers: Hot toddies and mulled wine

When it's cold and dark outside, there's nothing better than to curl up on the sofa with a steaming hot drink to warm you up from the inside out. But we're not just talking about the classic British...

Sparkle like the stars of Strictly this Christmas party season

It's the glitziest, most glamorous show on TV. Each week the stars of Strictly Come Dancing are dressed to impress as they take to the dance floor – and for the ladies, that means perfectly...

New dad Robbie Williams lights up Oxford Street

New dad Robbie Williams switched on Oxford Street's Christmas lights in front of a strong crowd of 20,000 fans. The star was joined by Spice Girl Emma Bunton, who helped him push the...

Seitan and corn saute with cilantro and lime

Isa Chandra from Post Punk Kitchen shares her recipe. Her latest book, "Isa Does It", is available now. Dish type: Main meal Serves: 4 Cooking and preparation time: 25 minutes Ingredients:...

Paneer Arancinis with raita

Dhruv Baker from MasterChef shares his recipe. Ingredients 1 pouch Tilda British Curry Rice 1 tbsp oil 1 shallot, finely chopped ½ red chilli, finely chopped A thumb of ginger 1 clove garlic...

Grilled halloumi burger with falafel

Dish Type: Main Meal Cooking and preparation time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 x 400g tins chickpeas, Drained 2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 2 garlic cloves Small...



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