Christmas party

From Christmas cocktail recipes to quick canapé ideas, celebrate in style with our top tips for festive entertaining

Make sure your party is one to remember - we have expert guides to take the stress out of catering for a crowd, plus new ideas for drinks and canapés. Cheers!

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Christmas canapé recipes

Sophisticated sweet and savoury bites to serve at your festive party

Top Tip

Serving your canapés on decorative skewers can transform your nibbles into stylish hors d'oeuvres. Look out for skewers in cookware shops or online, or use rosemary sprigs stripped of their leaves.

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