NEW YEAR’S EVE HOSTING – WHAT TO EAT AND DRINK
Ahead of New Year’s Eve, we’ve rounded up a selection of what to eat and drink, ensuring you’re the host with the most or everyone’s favourite party guests. All products are available for nationwide delivery.
WHAT TO SERVE
Hattingley Valley Classic Reserve (£35)
Add some sparkle to the festivities with a bottle of the elegant and award-winning Classic Reserve from Hattingley Valley. A true crowd-pleaser, this English sparkling wine, with aromas of green apples, creamy nougat and freshly baked brioche, is ideal for pairing with party canapés.
Searcys Caribbean Rum (£49)
Dark & Stormy cocktail anyone? Make sure you have a bottle of Searcys new Caribbean golden rum, created in partnership with the award-winning Hawkridge Distillers. This rich blend of three rums from Venezuela, Trinidad and The Dominican Republic, aged for five years in bourbon oak casks, gives off notes of orange and vanilla. For larger parties, use in a sharing Caribbean Rum Punch or simply serve on the rocks.
Lanique Spirit of Rose (from £25.99)
A completely natural spirit with aromas of delicate rose, fresh raspberry and cherry, and hints of Turkish delight, Lanique Spirit of Rose adds asophisticated twist to your celebrations. Be the host with the most and simply pair with your favourite champagne or flex your cocktail-making skills with an elegant Negroni or pink Margarita – here’s to a rosy 2024! Available now for £25.99 per 50cl bottle and £32.99 per 70cl bottle.
WHAT TO EAT
Rick Stein Seafood Platters (from £69)
For showstopping seafood party platters, head to Stein’s Online Fishmongers for sustainable catches from Cornish suppliers. The Luxury Seafood Platter is perfect for grazing tables (£120) and is piled high with a whole Cornish lobster, Rick Stein smoked salmon, four mackerel fillets, Cornish white crabmeat, whole cooked prawns, smoked salmon paté plus handcrafted aioli and Marie Rose sauces.
The Cinnamon Club Feast at Home Meal Kit (from £120)
Spice up your New Year’s Eve supper with The Cinnamon Club’s Feast at Home meal kit. Created by Executive Chef Vivek Singh, enjoy five vibrant Indian courses featuring the finest British ingredients. Dishes include Bhel papdi chaat; lamb shank Rogan Josh; and Vivek’s iconic garam masala pudding (£120), serves 2 and £220, serves 4). The kit comes with everything you need to assemble an extravagant New Year’s Eve feast, including easy-to-follow cooking instructions with each box.
Available to purchase at https://www.thecinnamoncollection.com/shop/
Patisserie Valerie’s Madame Valerie Gateau (£59.95)
Bring elegance and indulgence to the celebrations with the perfect NYE table centrepiece. The award-winning Madame Valerie Gateau serves 20 (£59.95) and is a soft chocolate sponge cake with layers of caramel cream, chocolate honeycomb pieces and chocolate cream, finished with chocolate cream and splashes of gold and topped with sweet pearls, mixed truffles. Sweet!