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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...

  • 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. And to celebrate...

  • 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...

  • 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 peelMethodFill a rocks glass with ice. Pour the spirits over the top and twist in the orange...

  • 6 Milky Way
    Ingredients (Serves 1) 30ml Stolichnaya vanilla vodka 10ml Kahlua 10ml Frangelico 5ml toffee liqueur 50ml cream Method Shake in a cocktail shaker or jar with ice and pour in a...

  • 7 Morello aviation
    Ingredients 50ml morello cherry infused Beefeater Gin 20ml lemon juice 20ml sugar syrup (see below) Dash maraschino liqueur Method To make infusions, put 250g of fresh fruit into a bottle...

  • 8 Summer negroni
    Ingredients 45ml redcurrant infused Beefeater Gin 30ml Campari 15ml Noilly Rouge or Martini Rosso 5ml redcurrant syrup (see below) Method To make infusions, put 250g of fresh fruit into a...

  • 9 Raspberry and earl grey iced tea
    Ingredients 50ml raspberry infused Beefeater Gin (see below) 100ml iced earl grey tea 20ml lemon juice 10ml raspberry syrup (see below) Top up with soda water Method To make infusions...

  • 10 Rhubarb ginger apple
    Ingredients 50ml rhubarb infused Beefeater Gin 75ml apple and rhubarb juice (Beefeater recommends Chegworth Valley) If you cannot get Chegworth use good quality cloudy apple juice with dash of lemon...

  • 11 Kirsch and lemoncello Tanqueray presse
    Ingredients 25 ml Tanqueray gin 15 ml Kirsch liqueur 15 ml lemoncello 10 ml maple syrup 10 ml lemon juice 50ml dry white wine Method Take a large wine glass...

  • 12 Zest for life
    Ingredients 50 ml Tanqueray gin 4-6 lemon wedges 4 coriander stalks 25ml of sugar syrup Method Take a high ball glass, place lemon wedges into glass with ripped coriander, muddle...

  • 13 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...

  • 14 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...



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