Tag Archives: dinner party

Quick Dessert: No bake strawberry and oreo cheesecake

8 May

I don’t know about you, but I find desserts to be the most important part to a dinner party. I love nothing more than something which has been homemade, but usually end up with something that has obviously been purchased from the closest supermarket!

Here we show you how to create a NO BAKE cheesecake. That’s right, a cheesecake which requires no baking. SO simple to make, and your guests will be very impressed. No need to thank us…

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Dinner Disasters

8 May

We’ve all experienced an embarrassing moment at some point in our lives. Here we look at some of the dinner disasters our readers have had at their dinner parties…

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Pizza supper club: Forza Win

5 May

In a recent post, A Happy Hostess looked at a survey that revealed how much we neglect eating at the dining table. Our lives are getting increasingly busier and it’s becoming harder to enjoy meals with our nearest and dearest.

These hectic schedules mean that many people are put off the thought of hosting a dinner party due to the amount of time and effort required.

However, this summer, supper club company Forza Win are back to take care of the hard work – all you have to do is show up and bring an appetite.

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The death of the dinner table

1 May

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A Happy Hostess were shocked to hear that the dining table could become a thing of the past, as nearly a third of Brits confessed to eating there only a few times a year.

A survey, run by NetVoucherCodes.co.uk, asked 500 respondents how often they ate at the dinner table.

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Where to pick up dinner party supplies in London

25 Apr

We’ve put together a handy map of shops and markets in London where you can pick up great ingredients, flowers and decorations for your dinner parties.

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Reader question: Film-themed dinner party

24 Apr

Throwing a movie-themed dinner party sounds daunting but it really needn’t be. Reader Jess emailed us asking for inspiration for dishes she could prepare for her film buff husband’s 60th birthday dinner party, and we’ve come up with a few suggestions for food and drinks.

Below we’ve included some of our favourite ideas for dishes that feature in famous films. Make your guests guess which movie each dish is referencing before revealing the answers at the end of the night, rewarding the guest who guesses the most correct with a prize.

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Dinner Disasters

21 Nov

We’ve all experienced an embarrassing moment at some point in our lives. Here we look at some of the dinner disasters our readers have had at their dinner parties…

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