December 2024

A month of festivities and winter warmers.

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  • 2nd English Breakfast Day
    “To eat well in England you should have breakfast three times a day.” W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965). the International English Breakfast Day supports a centuries old Anglo tradition and teaches others the history of the full English breakfast.
  • 4th National Cookie Day (US)
    Cookies have been around since the 7th Century AD. Why not try out some unusual flavour combos this National Cookie Day, like Peanut Butter Bacon, or Salted White Chocolate and Lavender.
  • 8th National Chocolate Brownie Day (US)
    While most brownies are made with chocolate, other ingredients make recipes unique. Everything from peanut butter to marshmallow or mint can create a great flavor combination. Blonde brownies or blondies are a type of brownie made without chocolate.
  • 12th Gingerbread House Day (US)
    Gingerbread houses originated in Germany during the 16th century as a result of Grimm’s fairy tale Hansel and Gretel, but now are a great family activity in the run-up to Christmas.
  • 15th National Cupcake Day (US)
    Winston Churchill was the first person to suggest cupcakes should be frosted in the 1950s, and now you can get almost any flavour you could ever want!
  • 20th National Sangria Day (US)
    Sangria is based on the traditional red wine punch popular across Europe for years, and is a perfect chilled treat to transport you to a sunny beach.
  • 24th National Eggnog Day (US)
    A popular drink throughout the festive season, EggNog is perfect to serve at your Christmas Eve party, with the addition of liquors such as whiskey, rum, brandy, bourbon, or vodka.
  • 25th Christmas Day
    One of the biggest feasts of the year, Christmas Day is known for a traditional Christmas Dinner with staples such as turkey, roast potatoes, cranberry sauce, and Christmas Pudding.
  • 31st National Champagne Day (US)
    Popping open a bottle of Champagne is the perfect way to celebrate the beginning of a new year. Champagne is produced in the Champagne region of France, under strict appellation rules to produce the perfect celebratory drink.