Recipe: Orange & honey braised fennel

Fennel has a delicate flavour and is easier to make than you think. Couple this with a hearty main dish for a warming winter meal. Planning Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients 2 large bulbs fennel, or 3 smaller ones 2 tbsp olive oil 15g unsalted butter 125ml orange juice 35ml…

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Ham recipes: Christmas spiced gammon

This ham recipe has spice and citrus which give this gammon main dish a bit of zing as well as eye appeal when you bring it to the table. Planning Preparation time: 20 minutes + standing Cooking time: 2 hours Total time: 2 hours 20 minutes + standing Serves: 8 with leftovers Ingredients 2.2kg unsmoked boneless…

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35 ways to prepare for Christmas #reindeerready #ad

How do you prep for the festive period? That was the topic of discussion at our #ReindeerReady Twitter chat, held just days before Christmas. The chat was sponsored by McDonald’s. As the magic moment gets close, McDonald’s is helping families make the moment even more special with Reindeer Ready Live: an amazing online tool in which…

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Christmas party games

Christmas is a time to spend with your family and friends, so step away from your phones, tablets and laptops and enjoy some quality fun together! Nothing says good old-fashioned fun like a party game. The kids may roll their eyes at first, but they’re guaranteed to be enjoyed by everyone. Here, The Money Shop…

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Santa’s grotto at the Museum of London

It’s the time of the year when parents across the world are taking their children to visit Santa. This year, we were invited by the Museum of London to send one of our team to visit Santa in his Victorian Grotto – based in the museum’s Victorian Walk, a unique recreation of Victorian era London.…

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Tips for being gas safe this Christmas #GasSafeXmas #ad

At our #GasSafeXmas Twitter conversation we talked about the importance of remembering to be gas safe this winter. That means looking after our gas appliances, getting them checked and being aware of the dangers of CO poisoning. The chat was sponsored by the Gas Safe Register, a great resource for safety and advice as well…

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