From cooking classes hosted by a Michelin-starred chef to perfectly portioned afternoon tea delivered directly to your front door and a from a clever new podcast staff off boredom to a beautifully appointed skin and wellness package, all this and more to help make the most of lockdown.

Wellocks At Home

Michelin-starred chef Tim Allen, formerly of Launceston Place, Wild Rabbit and The Flitch of Bacon is bringing some true culinary luxury to lockdown. Having partnered with Wellocks At Home, expect a box of high-quality ingredients delivered directly to your home, and access to an online preparation session and masterclass hosted by Allen. Create a gourmet feast from the comfort of your own home, including a rack of Herdwick lamb and baked chocolate with peanut brittle. It’s the perfect Valentine’s Day in.

Oblix Afternoon Tea At Home

The perfect treat for any weekend lockdown celebration, available Friday to Sunday, Oblix has created a modern twist on the traditional English classic afternoon tea, with the added option to include a bottle of  Billecart-Salmon Brut Réserve Champagne. The afternoon tea includes a range of luxurious sandwiches such as Wagyu beef and horseradish, lobster mayonnaise, free-range egg with truffle, and smoked salmon with cream cheese on rye bread, as well as sweet treats and pastries including mini mandarin and sherry cheesecakes, chocolate and passionfruit tarts, mixed berry and Madagascan vanilla choux and lemon macarons. As expected, there’s also a selection of freshly baked scones, plus jam, honeycomb and clotted cream, as well as loose leaf teas sourced from The Rare Tea Company. 

Stuck For Ideas Podcast

Hosts and best friends Erin Blackmore and Alice Wordsworth tap into the minds of everyone from Netflix producers and Vogue writers, to human rights activists and fashion photographers, asking them their go-to methods for keeping inspired. Guests for the newly launched second season of Stuck For Ideas include Unorthodox creator Anna Winger and human rights activist Jaz O’Hara. Their first season launched back in June 2020, saw conversations with eight inspirational women—from BAFTA-winning actresses to musicians and torchbearers for mental health.

Irene Forte And Skye Mcalpine

Irene Forte Skincare has partnered with Skye McAlpine to create the ultimate skincare and selfcare hamper. Inside find an Irene Fortre pistachio face mask, Irene Forte vanilla hand cream, a bottle of Della Vite prosecco, spaghetti by Lina Stores, menu cards by acclaimed chef Skye McAlpine, and so much more—all delivered in a pleasing brown wicker hamper.

Gail’s At Home

Recreate your favourite Gail’s items—such as their delightful cinnamon buns and gooey chocolate chip cookies—from the comfort of your own kitchen and scent your house with sugar and spice. The British-sourced products used by Gail’s bakeries promises at-home cooks the ability to create incredible results at home,.