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  • 1 Make your pumpkin a party centrepiece with Halloween recipes
    Pumpkins are the go-to image for each years harvest. Big, beautiful and round they represent the very best of the autumn crop. We all know its use as a scary Jack-O'-Lantern for...

  • 2 Pippa Middleton gets ready to 'Celebrate' at Thursday's launch party
    Thursday marks the launch of Pippa Middleton's first book, Celebrate: A Year of Festivities for Families and Friends, her "feel-good" guide to simple and creative home entertaining....

  • 3 Halloween: The trick to making treats
    With the approaching release of Pippa Middleton's new book, Celebrate: A Year of Festivities for Families and Friends, we've been inspired to get into the party spirit by making our own spooky party...

  • 4 Celebrate like a royal this autumn with Pippa's new party planning book
    Following in the steps of the Middleton family party planning business, Party Pieces, Pippa Middleton shows that she is a natural pro for planning the type of British themed-occasions featured...

  • 5 Negroni
    Ingredients (makes 1) 30ml gin 30ml sweet vermouth 30ml Campari 1 sliver orange peel Method Fill a rocks glass with ice. Pour the spirits over the top and twist in the orange peel....

  • 6 Blackcurrant 75
    Ingredients 50ml blackcurrant infused Beefeater Gin 20ml lemon juice 20ml liquorice syrup (see below, or you could make blackcurrant syrup or use something like Cassis) Top up with...

  • 7 Gin-based summer cocktails for an alfresco soiree
    There are few times of year when sitting outside sipping on a long cool drink over ice seem so right. Whether it’s post-work on a Friday night, with friends on a warm Saturday evening or pre-Sunday...

  • 8 Gin-based summer cocktails for an alfresco soiree
    There are few times of year when sitting outside sipping on a long cool drink over ice seem so right. Whether it’s post-work on a Friday night, with friends on a warm Saturday evening or pre-Sunday...

  • 9 Simple, stylish ideas for entertaining on New Year's Eve
    Most of us mark the start of the New Year in one way or another. If you're planning to host your own bash to get the year off to a cracking start – here are some simple suggestions to make your party...

  • 10 Hungry Halloween
    Make up a batch of meringue mixture with egg whites and sugar according to your normal recipe. Use a piping bag to create some skulls, bones and even ghosts. Bake as usual but reduce the time. You could...



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