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Food to absorb alcohol: Christmas hampers reviewed

19 December 2020

9:00 AM

19 December 2020

9:00 AM

There is straw inside the Fortnum & Mason Christmas Treat Hamper (£100). As the straw drifts through the house, it begins to resemble a stable. I like this. Hampers are dependent on plants for their mystery: without them they would be just a carrier bag full of food.

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