Kayleigh Rattle is a freelance writer, editor and author specialising in food, travel and culture. She’s a member of the Guild of Food Writers and former deputy editor of Great British Food magazine. Her words can be found in the Evening Standard, The Independent, Time Out, Great British Chefs, Veggie, Gin Magazine, loveFOOD, and more. She's also regularly called upon to talk food and drink on the radio and to judge industry awards. She's passionate about gin, potatoes and the sea, ideally all at once.
From fudge to gin and even cheese, read on for our buyer's guide to the best food- and drink-filled crackers for Christmas. Our picks make great gifts, or they can be used instead of traditional table decorations.
Whether it’s for whipping up soups, smoothies, dips or purées, blenders can make light work of many a kitchen task – here we review a Smeg blender to see whether the functionality matches up to the aesthetics.