Christmas gifts

The best Christmas gifts, homemade hampers and festive projects for kids.

Nothing says Christmas like the sweet aroma of sugar and spice and a stack of homemade gifts. Making your own presents is fun and can save you money, plus you're bound to pick up extra brownie points. Happy cooking!

How to make a Christmas hamper

A luxury hamper under the Christmas tree really does give you that magical feeling.

Christmas projects for kids

Put the children to work creating presents for family and friends with our festive projects.

Gingerbread syrup

This simple syrup adds a festive flavour to drinks and desserts, try stirring it into hot chocolate.

Our 2015 Christmas gift guide

We've handpicked our favourite gifts from secret Santa treats to investment buys...

Top Tip

Coloured cellophane gives a beautiful, polished look to homemade hampers. For a really professional finish you can use a hairdryer to blow-dry the shrink wrap on to the basket - it is generally best to start from the bottom and work your way up to the top.

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

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