Celebrity Christmas

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

  • 21 Win a fabulous Christmas Feast Hamper from Fortnum & Mason worth £500
    As Christmas approaches, HELLO! Online has teamed up with luxury interior design and property refurbishment specialists Hello of Mayfair to offer you the chance to win a wonderful luxury Christmas...

  • 22 Christmas 2013: Secret Santa gift guide
    Struggling to find the perfect Secret Santa present for the office Christmas party? HELLO! Online have searched high and low to find the quirkiest and coolest presents, all under £10.Whether...

  • 23 Mini Schwartz Christmas cakes
    This traditional holiday recipe is something families all over Britain look forward to. Making these rich, moist and fruity Christmas Cakes in advance creates excitement about the upcoming festive season...

  • 24 Mini Christmas cakes with soft silver pearls
    Instead of baking just one large Christmas cake, try these gorgeous mini one-bite cakes. They make a perfect Christmas gift for your friends or family too...Ingredients:175g (6oz) butter or margarine175g...

  • 25 Christmas cake pops
    Makes about 32 cake popsIngredients1 x 450g box vanilla cake mix e.g. Betty Crocker Class Vanilla3 medium eggs180ml Ocean Spray® Chilled Cranberry Original juice drink60ml vegetable oil1 tub vanilla buttercream...

  • 26 Mini Christmas cakes
    Ingredients - Makes 9Dr. Oetker Cake Release Spray500g (1lb 2oz) dried fruit10ml (2tsp) Dr. Oetker Natural Sicilian Lemon Extract30ml (2tbsp) orange flavour liqueur75g (3oz) unsalted butter, softened75g (3oz) dark brown...

  • 27 White glace Christmas cake
    Ingredients10oz/275g plain flour8oz/225g butter8oz/225g caster sugar4 eggs4oz/110g Glace cherries4oz/110g Glace Pineapple4oz/110g Glace Apricots4oz/110g Glace Peaches4oz/110g Glace Pears2oz/55g Angelica4oz/110g Ground or chopped almonds2oz/55g Mixed peelFor the icing6 tbs icing sugarA little...

  • 28 Best Christmas Advent calendars
    With Christmas excitement building, HELLO! Online have picked the best Advent calendars.From classic chocolate delicacies and daily treats for pets to home-crafted keepsakes for the whole family, these cool and...

  • 29 Smoking hot: behind the scenes preparation, tips and recipes for smoked salmon
    Smoked salmon is packed with protein and low in fat – very healthy and a perfect ingredient for a zesty pasta dish, tasty canapés or a delicious toasted bagel with...

  • 30 Shaun Rankin’s Chocolate Soufflé with Christmas pudding ice cream
    Dish Type: DessertServes 6IngredientsIce cream4 egg yolks90g caster sugar250ml milk250ml whipping cream1 tsp vanilla extract1 vanilla pod, split150g christmas puddingSoufflé 3 eggs85g caster sugar300ml milk25g cornflour25g cocoa powder6 egg whites110g...

  • 31 Josh Eggleton’s ham, egg and chips with picallili
    Serves 4Ingredients 12 slices honey roast ham6 Désirée potatoes4 eggs1 cauliflower, cut into small florets2 shallots, finely diced50g caster sugar1 cucumber, deseeded and cut into large cubes50g English mustard powder310ml...

  • 32 The Yeatman Porto hotel: Escape to Portuguese paradise this Christmas
    Complete with panoramic views and elegant interiors, the five star-studded Yeatman Porto Hotel in northern Portugal is a luxury haven to say the very least, perfect for wine connoisseurs, food...

  • 33 Hangover help - top tips to help you survive the festive season
    'Tis the season to be jolly. But as we raise a glass this festive season, it's easy to get carried away and forget what tomorrow might bring - the dreaded...

  • 34 'Tis the season to be bubbly: Guide to the best festive fizz
    Its satisfying pop is guaranteed to get a party started and the lively little bubbles add a touch of festive sparkle to any occasion. And with supermarkets offering astonishingly good...

  • 35 Be a star baker this Christmas with Eric Lanlard's patissier tricks and tips
    Like many holiday lovers, Christmas is Eric Lanlard's favourite time of year. But, for the famous French patissier it's the anticipation of filling the house with the nostalgic, festive smells...

  • 36 Eric Lanlard's Chocolate and Chestnut Christmas Yule Log
    Dish type: DessertServes 6Preparation and cooking time: about 1 hour,10 minutesIngredientsFor the sponge3 egg whites130g (4¾oz) golden caster sugar 4 egg yolks50g (2oz) unsalted butter, melted100g (3½oz) plain flour2 tsp...

  • 37 Eric Lanlard's Chocolate and Orange Christmas Cake
    Dish type: DessertServes 8Preparation time: overnight soaking, + 25 minutesCooking time: 2–2½ hoursIngredients200g (7oz) golden raisins200g (7oz) seedless sultanas100ml (3½fl oz) orange liqueur, plus extra for soaking200g (7oz) unsalted butter...

  • 38 Eric Lanlard's Purist Christmas Cake
    Dish type: DessertServes 8Preparation time: overnight soaking, + 25 minutesCooking time: 3½–4 hoursIngredients350g (12oz) golden sultanas350g (12oz) raisins¼ bottle brandy350g (12oz) unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing200g (7oz) good-quality dark...

  • 39 Christmas cooking tips and ethical eating advice from Michelin-starred chef Paul Merrett
    Paul Merrett has achieved what every chef dreams of: two Michelin stars. He is a regular on some of the nation's favourite TV cookery shows such as Saturday Kitchen, GMTV...

  • 40 Christmas recipes for a vegetarian-friendly festive menu
    Going vegetarian at Christmas has never been easier. Whether you've just become a herbivore yourself, or have a veggie coming over for Christmas Day, the hearty winter meal options –...



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