Constructing The Perfect Festive Cheeseboard

The cheeseboard is bound to make an appearance at some point over the festive holidays. Whether its an after dinner board to indulge in following the Christmas dinner, or a ‘by the fire feast’ to nibble on, while watching a favourite movie, there are some do’s and don’ts to constructing the perfect...

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A Little History Of The Yule Log

The practice of burning a log, thought to be Germanic in origin, was an ancient symbol of winter and a celebration of Winter Solstice, giving magical protection to the home and those who lived there....

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Guide To The Little Extras Of Christmas

Veronica Molloy of Crossogue Preserves loves to produce the tracklements of Christmas.  She loves it so much in fact, she’s devised a whole set of chutneys and jellies in a box that perfectly suit a...

Food / Blog - 3 months ago

Christmas Retreats For A Festive Break

Some people just don’t want the hassle of Christmas cooking and entertaining. They’d rather be somewhere nice, being waited on hand and foot, while someone else does the hard work. And why not?! If y...

Food / Blog - 3 months ago

Producing Great Food In Northern Ireland

In 2006, with help from her Mum, she took her oils to St George’s Market in Belfast and other festival markets. Customer feedback was very positive, particularly on the Hemp Seed Oil, a fairly new oi...

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Festive Afternoon Tea with Friends this Christmas

Afternoon Tea has been a tradition since Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedfordshire, ordered mid-afternoon bites, to be served in her private rooms, in order to stave off the hunger pangs till dinner. It’s a jolly good job Anna got hungry in the afternoons, otherwise we’d all be missing out on what has...

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DIY Holiday: Three Stylish Ways to Decorate with Wreaths

This holiday season, we’re filling up your stockings with DIY to spark your creativity as you get your home holiday-ready. In case you missed it, make sure to check out the first — our Holiday Style Guide! Besides being totally gorgeous, every wreath we sell is handcrafted and sourced from eco-frie...

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