Celebrity Christmas

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

Pistachio, Sage and Cream Cheese Cockerel

Dish type: Roast Serves 10 Preparation time: 25 minutes plus resting Cooking time: 2 hours 30 mins or as calculated Ingredients 1 x 150g packet garlic and herb Boursin cheese 1 clove garlic, crushed 25g...

Create the perfect luxury gift hamper this Christmas

A festive hamper is an integral part of Christmas gift-giving. Woven wicker baskets filled with sweet treats, savory delights and bubbling fizz all topped off with a bright red ribbon – it's these...

Discover the magic of Europe's top ten Christmas markets

Find the magic of Christmas in one of Europe's top ten Christmas markets. Shop for trinkets and handcrafted goods in quaint wooden huts, or sit beneath the cascading starry lights and take...

Celeb-inspired gift guide: daughter Shiloh Jolie-Pitt

Early this November Hollywood's golden couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt took their six children to a frosty village in the heart of rural Kent to post those all-important letters to Santa. Having...

The return of the Christmas jumper: Top 10 novelty knit picks

The craze for Christmas jumpers has fast become the hottest fashion of the festive holiday. And whether you opt for high street or high fashion, look cool this yule tide season and follow fashionistas...

Canapes you can say 'yes' to this Christmas

Piling on a few pounds might seem inevitable if you want to truly enjoy the festive season but it need not be. From now until January it is high risk season for the figure-conscious: the champagne is...

Top five festive cities to spend Christmas

Sprinkle some magic into this year's Christmas by visiting one of the world's most festive locations. With sleigh bells ringing, frosty snow falling and the commencing of the advent calendar in our midst,...

Adorable Christmas costume ideas to get your little ones feeling festive

It's the most magical time of the year. Seen through the eyes of children, Christmas is a time of wonder and anticipation; the promise of presents, a visit from Santa and his reindeer, and the chance to...

Kate-inspired party dresses for fancy festive affairs

The Duchess of Cambridge regularly gives a masterclass in the art of being classy and smart while still looking young and gorgeous. And with the festive season upon us and its promise of black tie bashes...

Celeb-inspired gift guide: son Damian Hurley

If he isn’t jetting off to France with his celebrity uncles or acting in his favourite soap, youngster Damian Hurley is by his model mother's side. Inheriting his mum's decorum and...

Tumbling tresses: Christmas party hairstyle ideas

Make sure that your hair is as glamorous as your festive wardrobe this Christmas with tumbling, tousled curls – we're thinking along the elegant lines of the Duchess of Cambridge and...

The Obamas get festive with 'Bo-flakes' and a gingerbread White House

They've celebrated many happy Christmases in the White House over the last four years and thanks to President Obama's re-election they're set to enjoy several more. On Wednesday Michelle Obama showed that...

Metabolism boosters: Keep those extra pounds at bay this Christmas

From chocolates to mince pies to another couple of those pigs in blankets... With the festive season comes the constant flow of alluring Christmas treats to hand. But what if you could fire...

Sizzle in scarlet: Why you should be making a red hot statement this Christmas

Shed the dark, dull shades and monotone prints this winter; Christmas is all about colour and what better shade to represent the joyous holiday than the Father Christmas favourite – red. Stars...

Pink Lady Apple and Mincemeat Tarts

Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 40 minutes plus chilling Serves 12 Ingredients 1 x 375 g pack ready rolled sweet shortcrust pastry 200g mincemeat 1 Pink Lady Apple, cored and finely...

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...

Mince Pies with Orange and Cinnamon Crumble Topping

Dish type: Dessert Preparation and cooking time: 20 mins Serves 12 Ingredients 375g shortcrust pastry 250g good quality mincemeat 50g plain flour 4 tbsp demerara sugar 40g butter finely grated zest of...



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