Hamper Blog

  • Wedding gift Guide
    Wedding Season is well and truly underway, with ceremonies and receptions returning to normal after the last 2 years of covid restrictions, there is a lot to celebrate. Whether you … Read more
  • Host The Perfect Afternoon Tea
    Vintage China, tiny sandwiches, delicious cakes, and lashing of tea, what is not to love about a traditional Afternoon Tea? Here at Virginia Hayward, we love the quintessential tradition.  It’s … Read more
  • Beer and Food Guide
    Beer and food pairing You may be used to seeing wine and food guides, but pairing beer with food is becoming increasingly popular, and is much simpler than wine pairing, … Read more
  • How to Make a Charcuterie board
    It’s National Wine and Cheese Day on 25th July, but we don’t need an excuse to celebrate. We adore fine wines and delicious cheeses all year round, and our experts … Read more
  • How to make rhubarb gin
    Cocktails come and go but the classic flavours never go out of style and rhubarb gin is one of those drinks that is just perfect for long summer nights, but … Read more
  • How to make chocolate curls
    When it comes to making your desserts look super stylish and adding that element of extra fabulousness, you can’t go wrong with chocolate curls. These delightfully simple but decadent elements … Read more
  • How to Host a Wimbledon-Themed Picnic
    Why not serve up the perfect summer get-together and host a Wimbledon-themed picnic gathering to watch the big matches at home with friends and family. We have put together some … Read more
  • How to make sloe gin
    Sloe Gin is one of the most popular British drinks to make at home thanks to the easy availability of sloe berries, not to mention the delicious taste. It’s also … Read more
  • How to store cheese
    Buying beautiful cheese is such a pleasurable indulgence that the last thing you want is to find it has gone mouldy, or hard, two days later and is no longer … Read more
  • How to make a baileys coffee
    For all fans of Baileys and fans of coffee come to that, making a Baileys coffee has to be the ultimate treat. Whether its for a special Christmas treat, or … Read more
  • Marvellous Mother’s Day Gifts
    This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 27th March and no matter who you’re gifting to, whether it be your Mum, Auntie, Grandma or a special loved one, here at … Read more
  • How to make the perfect iced coffee at home
    On a hot summers day, there is nothing quite as refreshing as a long, cold iced coffee, but you don’t have to head to the nearest coffee shop to buy … Read more

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