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A proper pie has short, buttery pastry and a rich filling of stewed raisins, apple and candied peel, along with spices and a dash of booze

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13 best mince pies of 2019: from Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, M&S, vegan and gluten-free

A proper pie has short, buttery pastry and a rich filling of stewed raisins, apple and candied peel, along with spices and a dash of booze

14 best Christmas hampers for 2019, from Aldi and Selfridges to Harvey Nichols and Hotel Chocolat

There are few Christmas gifts more iconic than a wicker hamper, stuffed to the brim with festive favourites

13 best beauty advent calendars for Christmas 2019, from Asos and John Lewis to Clarins and Liberty

Whether you’re looking for a gift someone special or just to treat yourself, there is plenty of choice for beauty lovers of all varieties

8 best ports for Christmas 2019, with wines for every budget from Waitrose, Aldi and more

Rather deceivingly, despite the rich perception of some ports, it’s actually the perfect drink to end a meal with

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