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Shaker Maker

Shaker kitchens have been popular for decades, and there’s a very good reason why. The chameleon of ...

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Kirsty & her vegetable garden

How does your garden grow? In the question of Kirsty’s, plentifully and seasonally thanks to the ext...

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Pairing patterns with plains

Pattern. For some, it’s a thrilling world to dive into and unleash on their homes. For others, the v...

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Kitchens through time – part two

Continuing on from our first article, where we looked at kitchens in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardi...

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Hotel interiors to inspire your own schemes

Whether you’re on the cusp of decorating or are the sort to see a scheme and bank its look for a fut...

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Kitchens through time – part one

Creating a kitchen to suit the period of your home is easy if you follow a few basic principles. Rea...

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Larder love

How to arrange your larder or food cupboards to look good and – more importantly – work well....

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Re-new, reuse, re-love

Using the furniture and accessories that you already have – or giving a new home to an antique, vint...

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Rhubarb tarte tatin with vanilla yoghurt

Traditionally, winter recipes are a hearty affair. Made to comfort and cosset, stews and bakes aplen...

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Recharge and renewal

It’s with some relief that we can dive straight into 2021, focusing on the positives and how we can ...

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The joy of sitting in

Ways to rekindle the joy of an evening in, from the practical (choosing the perfect seat), to the fu...

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Mince pie tart with oat and nut crumble

A twist on the classic mince pie, elevating it from festive snack to the status of dessert with the ...

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Cardamom and maple mulled wine

Mulled wine is as essential to Christmas as mince pies – as much for the way the wine and spices, ge...

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Winter pearl barley, wild mushroom and truffle arancini

With their hearty, risotto-like filling, crispy breadcrumb casing and couple of bites size, arancini...

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A Christmas ‘old fashioned’ cocktail recipe

As cocktails go, an old fashioned is about as classic as they come. Simple to make and deliciously a...

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Pollyanna & her Suffolk kitchen

A 19th-century former schoolhouse transformed into a family home…...

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Ginger & pecan fruit cake

A lighter, gluten-free and less sugary Christmas cake alternative made with the festive flavours of ...

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How to make your own lino-print Christmas cards

An easy step by step to creating your own homemade cards to send to friends and family this Christma...

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The hardworking Christmas kitchen

With a little planning, your kitchen can be your biggest asset at Christmas....

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Outside in: bringing winter’s greenery into your home

What’s in season now, how to style it in your home before and after Christmas, and when to choose li...

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Christmas brunch: beetroot-cured smoked salmon with dill yoghurt and rye bread

A quieter Christmas means there’s more time to linger over each and every moment. And whether your m...

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Christmas brunch: caramelised apple porridge with maple hazelnuts

The second in The Provenist’s trio of brunch recipes to elevate your Christmas morning fare: a comfo...

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Christmas brunch: poached eggs with cashew hollandaise, spinach and sourdough

The third in a trio of breakfast recipes created by the team at our café, The Provenist, to turn you...

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Christmas in the country

After a decade in London, it’s Christmas in the country for journalist Jo Rodgers and her family thi...

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The gift of flowers

This year, a present in the post is a much more likely turn of events, and what’s more of a welcome ...

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Bringing Christmas into the kitchen

Think beyond the purely practical in your kitchen this Christmas, with our tips on making the heart ...

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All wrapped up - our home gift guide

Taking the time to find just the right gift for each person on your list is one of the most joyful p...

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Skye McAlpine’s Pistachio Panettone cake

Food writer Skye McAlpine shares a recipe for Christmas Eve from her latest book, ‘A Table for Frien...

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A Venetian Christmas Eve

Food writer Skye McAlpine shares her family traditions and favourite festive treats as she prepares ...

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Emily & her Chichester kitchen

Tucked away in the New Forest is a modern take on our classic kitchen collection, Chichester....

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A stocking filled with fun

A tongue in cheek approach to putting together a grown-up Christmas stocking that’ll bring out their...

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The art of elevated gifting

Five gift parcels that’ll elevate a humble present into something oh so thoughtful this Christmas....

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Flower pressing creations

In our last journal post – ‘Autumnal flower pressing’ – Izzi Hudson, founder of florist, Flower and ...

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An al fresco Christmas

As we ponder how our Christmas celebrations might evolve this year, this is the opportunity to think...

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Deck the hall

Five ways to create a cheerful and uplifting welcome in your hallway this winter (even if it’s just ...

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A slow Christmas

Journalist and author India Knight reflects on the positives of taking it easy this festive season....

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Autumnal flower pressing

Izzi Hudson, founder of florist, Flower and Press, gives us a step-by-step guide on flower pressing ...

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Decorating your bedroom for winter

When it comes to decorating your home’s bedrooms come winter, it’s very often only children’s spaces...

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A late autumn walk

Our suggestions for discovering your local patch this month by getting out for a walk – including tr...

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Welcoming in winter

How to dress your home for the season from early November right through to Christmas with our three ...