Hosting Tips

A Guide To Fancy Festive Food With Flair

The festive season has always felt like an invitation for a bit of added flair when it comes to cooking, eating & hosting. Gathering the ingredients for a new wintery cocktail, spending hours making your own gingerbread creation or trying a new recipe that you’ve had pinned to the fridge for months. We love this invitation to be a bit more creative and we’re all for trying new things in the kitchen! Whether you’re having people over, you’re a guest wanting to bring something to the table or you want to make novel meals for you and your family this season: we’ve thought of you. Here’s our food art round up to bring colour, creativity & flair to your days and nights this winter.

Let the games begin at breakfast time with butter dice, inspired by @vvjht

The mighty pavlova is a Glassette favourite sharing dessert all year round, update yours with your favourite seasonal fruit pairing, like @fesity_feast

Find joy in the preparation of the most simple bowl of soup with this flower art by @mekkoja_valo

Forget ice sculptures, this season we’re going to try our own melon sculpture - inspired by this work of art by @frederikke_legaard

Create your own pudding bed - inspired by the brilliant @dimda_

Get bready to decorate the tree in a genius new way, bread decorations inspired by @vvjht

Serve your guests a cake that’s basically a work of art - a sugared marzipan fruit bowl cake, inspired by @thankyou_ok

Remember that simplicity can be striking, like these pomegranate flowers, inspired by @tenderherbs, the perfect topping for simple cakes & breakfast bowls

This is the year of the simple tablescape and we love this apples as candleholders trick from @cuhnja

A festive pizza night needs a mozzerella snowman shown here by @sibatable

Try your hand at homemade snowcones with shaved ice and a sugar syrup of your choice, flavour inspo here by @amuse_bouche

Guests staying for breakfast? Bring some colour therapy to a simple serve of eggs & toast with purple sweet potatoes and dried flowers by @plant_romance

Let your vegetables do the talking, we love these menus handwritten on cooking apples & sweet potatoes by @cantinelaszlo

Weave some leeks and you have some seriously cool pot rests/placemats for your festive table, like @feisty_feast