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3 luxury brands still in UK’s best of Christmas 2013

This year, budget food products dominated the list of UK’s best of Christmas from the Good Housekeeping blind taste tests. But luxury food brands are not to be outdone. Harrods, Heston and Louis Roeder still have top ranking products in 3 different categories.

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Experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute carried out blind taste tests on 165 festive foods across 13 categories, including turkey and all the trimmings to mince pies and mulled wine.

Heston from Waitrose Spiced Shortcrust Mince Pies ( £3.50)

Heston Bluementhal is a multi-awarded English celebrity chef, author and owner of a 3-Michelin-starred restaurant called The Fat Duck. His spiced shortcrust mince pies are sought after especially during the holidays. The pies are filled with rich mincemeat, with lemon curd, rose water and apple purée. Each box of mince pies come with a sachet of tangerine flavoured sugar for dusting on top. These mince pies came out as the best mince pies in UK this season.


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Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV

Louis Roeder is the producer of the high-end Cristal. The company’s most produced champagne is the Brut Premier, which ranks as the most preferred champagne out of all that were tested.


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Harrods Orange and Cranberry Ham(2kg)  (£44.95)

Harrod’s is one of the most popular stores in Europe and they have very exclusive items in this year’s Holiday Hampers. Although there isn’t a single photo and too much details on the orange and cranberry ham, knowing Harrod’s it’s probably as luxurious as any of the items in their Decadence Hamper worth £20,000 (featured in the header photo). Most high-end hams from Harrod’s come in a box and its own knife.


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What do you think of these tried and tested UK Festive Eats for this year?

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