Pinterest reveals weird food and drink trends for 2018

Pinterest's 100 Report reveals food and drink trends set to be big in 2018 They include plenty of vegan-inspired dishes such as snap pea snacks We're also cutting back on alcohol in 2018, with mocktails becoming fashionable By Imogen Blake For Mailonline With 2018 just around the corner, experts are looking forward to the food and drink trends that are set to take off next year. And it looks as if we will all be eating more vegan cuisine even if we don't adopt a plant-based lifestyle, Read more [...]

Australian mum left red-faced after family snap with Santa

Tammie Hopley, 29,  paid $35 for adorable Santa snaps of her two children But upon closer inspection of the photos, she noticed a very embarrassing error  'We still really don’t know whether or not it was intentional,' she said  Do you have an embarrassing Santa snap? Email  By Caters News Agency An Australian mother-of-two has been left red-faced after spotting a very embarrassing mistake in her children's Santa photo.  Tammie Hopley, Read more [...]

Are these the worst Christmas food fails of all time? 

People have shared their most hilarious festive food fails in a gallery online   Amateur bakers have shared their expectations versus the finished result  Others got experimental producing a sprout G&T and a candy cane pizza By Imogen Blake For Mailonline It's the season to be jolly, but these terrible festive food fails might make you feel queasy instead. Photos of some of the funniest Christmas treats that look anything but appetising have been shared online, and they Read more [...]

Embrace winter with a trip to an ice hotel

Spend a night wrapped in a thermal one-piece at the original ice hotel in Sweden Be captivated by the stunning sculpted walls at The Snow Hotel in Norway Reach speeds of nearly 50mph on the Everest slide at The Hotel de Glace By Jenny Coad for the Daily Mail Embrace the wonders of winter and cosy up in one of these frosty hideaways .. CHILL OUT IN SWEDEN Enjoy spectacular views of the Northern Lights whilst wrapped in a thermal one-piece at this Read more [...]

What top UK chefs are cooking this year for Christmas

Four chefs share tales of what they enjoy to eat on the big day All of them bring influences from their homelands to the table Icelandic Michelin-starred chef Aggri Sverrisson says he doesn't drink on Dec 24 Spanish chef José Pizzaro cooks a sea bass instead of poultry By Imogen Blake For Mailonline Most people will be tucking into a traditional turkey with all the trimmings on Christmas Day this year. But what do some of the UK's top chefs eat when they're not slaving away Read more [...]

Lady Kitty Spencer is camera-shy as she leaves LouLou’s

Lady Kitty Spencer attended an exclusive Christmas party at Loulou's last night The 26-year-old seemed unusually camera shy and covered her face in the car The society beauty was spotted leaving the VIP event with a mystery man  By Stephanie Linning For Mailonline Christmas party season is a hectic time for many of us, but very few will have a schedule as packed with social engagements as Lady Kitty Spencer. The 26-year-old attended yet another event on Thursday night, joining other Read more [...]

Tampa breweries are making KRISPY KREME beer

Tampa-area breweries Hidden Springs Ale Works and Arkane Aleworks worked together on the concoction They are brewing a Russian imperial stout with the two different types of doughnuts in separate batches It will be on tap and available to buy in bottles in January By Carly Stern For You definitely could not call these 'light' beers. Two Tampa Bay, Florida-area bars have combined their talents — and their sweet tooth tendencies — to collaborate on a new Read more [...]

Surrey mansion could be the most perfectly decorated house

EXCLUSIVE: Sophie Paterson, 33, is an interior designer to the stars and lives in Surrey with her young family She opened the doors to her Surrey mansion for FEMAIL to showcase her impressive decorations Sophie also shared her top tips for ensuring your home looks chic this December - even on a budget  Somewhat surprisingly, all four of Sophie's dazzling Christmas trees are artificial and came ready lit  By Bianca London for MailOnline She's tasked with decorating the homes Read more [...]

How to trade Quality Street chocolates fairly

Graphics reveal the real proportion of chocolates in a 750g tub of Quality Street A poll also shows how many of each chocolate customers would prefer to have in a tub Researchers devised a 'fair' trading system based on the value of each chocolate to diffuse arguments  By Imogen Blake For Mailonline It's the source of many arguments every year and families are known to get very angry if all their favourite Quality Street chocolates have been eaten. It often seems as if there are Read more [...]

How much do you really need to buy for Christmas dinner?

Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI) shares quantities to prevent over-spending Allow for 500g per person when buying a whole turkey, or 4kg for eight people You'll also need 80g of sprouts for each person at the dinner table  By Imogen Blake For Mailonline Christmas is up to 16 per cent more expensive this year than last, so it's essential that you don't buy more than you really need. Now the experts at Good Housekeeping Institute have revealed the exact amounts you will need to feed Read more [...]