in the third blog of Christmas...

Every mince pie deserves a plate to sit on that it can feel proud of. For a fleeting moment every year the mince pie is a star, and chipped thoughtless china, just will not do.

3. Plates worthy of a great mince pie

Now I was always going to have to include this plate. A stunning partnership between style gurus Patternity and London based bone china specialist Richard Brendon.

The Woodland plate from the House range at John Lewis is so full of Christmas cheer it snapped up a worthy place in my 3 plate short list. 

Finally clever Nathan and Jemma from Custhom have given us this beautiful plate from their Palladian range.