Best Christmas cheeseboard

No festive feast is complete without a positively groaning cheeseboard. And while British cheese has formerly been the poor relation of its continental cousins, there is now an enormous variety…

Log from the black forest

If you are among figgy pudding nay-sayers this Christmas, don’t let them go hungry. Philippa Davis’ log from the black forest is a traditional chocolate yule log with a black…

Stir-Up Sunday

With Advent fast approaching, we must first wield the wood spoon and gather the troops to stir. Homemade Christmas puddings can be a fiercely protected family tradition, but their popularity…