All the joys of Christmas
This year’s Fair will bring the pages of the magazine to life at Glasgow’s SECC from 19 – 22 November. Come along to meet makers, designers, artisans and growers and discover unique gifts to delight your loved ones, as well as inspired ideas and decorations to bring that magical Christmas sparkle to your home.
And if, like us, you think that handmade and homespun are the most important ingredients for creating a magical Christmas, the Fair’s lively programme of talks, demonstrations and hands-on workshops will prove to be a great source of practical inspiration.
News from CL
In this simple yet tasty potato boulangère midweek supper dish, apples and pork make a perfect pairing. The delicious juices from the pork chops mingle with the potato boulangère, a lighter alternative to dauphinoise, as it cooks but you could just serve this without it as a side dish if you prefer. Preparation: 35 minutes Cooking: […]
Follow this Christmas mincemeat recipe now and it will have time to mature nicely before the serious business of mince pie making begins just before the big day! This recipe does make a lot of mincemeat but use it for tarts as well as mince pies and you’ll be surprised how quickly it gets used […]
Learning how to make a Christmas wreath needn’t be difficult, the following ideas are all simple but effective ways of declaring that the festivities have well and truly started. A traditional Christmas wreath For a classic natural foliage wreath choose either a moss wreath base or one made from florist’s foam. These can be soaked […]
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What’s appropriate when feeding birds? As the nights draw in and we retreat indoors, spare a thought for our feathered friends outside. Much as we are inclined to do, birds must fatten up in winter to ensure a reserve toasty enough to survive the frostiest of nights. Now more than ever, your local and visiting birds […]