Clean silver well

It may be one of those Christmas tasks you are keen to delay, but learning how to clean silver well is essential ahead of the festive lunch. There is much…

Cook a three-bird roast

Skip the standard turkey and dreaded dryness with an impressive roast fit for royalty this Christmas. The same turkey can get repetitive, so learn how to cook a three-bird roast…

The joys of rough shooting – hunting hedgerows for wild birds; boom of the punt gunners – wildfowling’s golden era; grouse moors and the curlew – the British Trust for…

Christmas animals. Robin

From uncomplaining donkey to traitorous wren, animals have always played a part in Christian iconography. The Field examines their role in celebrating Christmas

Chocolate and Christmas pudding fridge cake

Don’t forget about the pud when the time comes to use up the Christmas leftovers. You may be planning turkey sandwiches and curries – but the Christmas pud can be…

Best Christmas cocktails

Enjoy the festive season with the best Christmas cocktails. You can’t go far wrong with The Field’s favourites – just raid the drinks cupboard and fill the glasses to engender…