Entertaining

What Makes a Summer Party Quintessentially British?

Desmond Payne | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Desmond Payne

When the weather is fine - not always a given - nothing beats a summer's day in England and I have gathered a few tips over the years that make for the ingredients of a garden party that will go with a swing.

Six Simple Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice Tomorrow

Hannah Bullivant | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Bullivant

Tomorrow is the summer solstice. The longest day of the year, where the Sun is at its highest point in the sky, and the point at which we can firmly say, SUMMER IS HEEEEERE! In other words, cause for some seriously merry festivities.

Easy Tips For Throwing A Fab Party

Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You want your party to be a fabulous, memorable affair. You also want to be able to enjoy it - what's a party without a host? Whether you're puttin...

Top Tips for Party Inspiration This Bank Holiday

Jen Stanbrook | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jen Stanbrook

With the weather improving, and the Bank Holiday almost upon us, many of us will be hoping to get outdoors and spend some quality time with family and friends. If the sun shines, it's a great opportunity to crack open the barbecue, gather your nearest and dearest and really celebrate the warmer weather together.

Tips On Bringing Your Barbecue Indoors If It Rains

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Even if the weather forecast promises sunny, clear skies all weekend long, you know the unpredictable English weather isn't to be trusted and that bar...

10 Ways To Decorate Your Christmas Dinner Table

Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Your turn to host this Christmas? Create a 'wow' factor table for your festive feast with these stylish and affordable Christmas dinner tableware idea...

Entertaining With Ease

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

Hosting a great dinner party doesn't always have to mean hours of work in the kitchen and spending your night in there too. As a member of Zanussi's Easy Team, I've created my top tips, sure to have you serving up your perfect party, with no stress on the side.

Five Pointers to Get More From Your Bar

Ryan Cheti | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

Ordering in a bar is easy; you chat to your bartender or server, and exchange some money for your goods and services. So why am I writing about it? Well, for one, have any of you felt particularly underwhelmed by a bar experience a friend has raved about? This piece is about maximising your chances of having an experience that lives up to this.

8 Best Modern 'Starters' Recipes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

After HuffPost UK Lifestyle asked politely, eight of the greatest cooks from Great British Chefs came forward with their best starters recipes for ent...

Aged Balsamic, Heritage Beets - But What About the Gin?

Ryan Cheti | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Cheti

To me, the real crux of the food revival hasn't been that more people own a kitchen blowtorch or a bottle of truffle oil than before, but that people are focussing on their own tastes much closely... My real hope is that with a few pointers, I can get people doing the same with their drinks

Pippa Middleton's Written A Book! And Here's The Cover...

PA | Posted 30.10.2012 | Home

The Duchess of Cambridge's sister has written a book about a subject close to her heart - entertaining. Pippa Middleton has penned what her publish...

Women's Beach Volley Ball: Sex, Hugs and Rock & Roll

Emma Gannon | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Sport
Emma Gannon

Day 5. Women's Beach Volleyball. The feminist side of my brain was egging me on to complain before I even arrived. I was about to sit through three hours of a male dominated audience ogling at toned women bending over in their ready position.

Last Minute Halloween Party Tricks (and Treats!)

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Style

If you've invited your entire list of Facebook friends over for a Halloween party but are now panicking because you've done next to nothing in the way...

Best Summer Cocktail Recipes

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK Style

If you harbour secret dreams of hosting a fabulous summer cocktail party but your bartending knowledge only extends as far as pouring beer into a glas...