Cocktails & drinks

Raise a toast to our classic cocktail recipes, party drinks and new ideas for spirits, wine, beer and soft drinks.

It's Christmas! Also known as the time to eat, drink and be merry. We have dozens of festive drinks recipes, tips for mulling wine and 10 easy serving options for our drink of Christmas 2014 - Prosecco.

How to make eggnog: Do's and don’ts

This Stateside tipple is sure to divide a crowd. Do you love or hate this egg yolk-based concoction?

Christmas cocktails and mocktails

Our favourite Christmassy cocktails and mocktails will provide much liquid merriment...

10 Prosecco cocktails you can make in minutes

Simple ideas for sprucing up Italian fizz.

Top tips for mulling wine

Get your mull on in style with help from us...

Top Tip

When throwing a party, have a good selection of spirits, wine and beer, as well as a wine glass, cocktail glass and tumbler per person. Mix the spirits for cocktails in jugs then top up with sparkling wine or juice just before serving.

What's your favourite spirit?

We'd like to know your preferred choice of firewater...

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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