I am a lucky girl. Following the delicious Anna Jones‘ recipe box last year, Riverford sent me their latest guest chef selection to review. The current recipe box has been created by The Happy Pear twins, David and Stephen Flynn. I have to admit, I did not know who they were but what a discovery! […]
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The long-awaited vegan range from Quorn has finally arrived and I was lucky enough to get an exclusive sneak peak and taste two weeks ago. The story of Quorn is unusual. It starts in a field in England in the early 1960’s. Because of fears of food shortages, scientists were asked to find new plant […]
A couple of weeks ago Riverford contacted me to ask if I would like to try one of their guest recipe boxes by Anna Jones. “Anna Jones, did you say?? Yes please!” I am a big big fan and love her recipes and cookbooks! Anna Jones trained at Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen in London. She has […]
A few weeks ago Comté Cheese got in touch to ask if I would be interested in creating some recipes for them. Little did they know, I actually come from Franche-Comté and Comté is one of my favourite cheeses. How could I refuse? Sharing a border with Switzerland, Franche-Comté is a very picturesque area of […]
Waffles are such a treat. I love them for breakfast oozing with maple syrup, for brunch with something savoury or as an after school snack with fruits. They are very popular in our house but my old waffle maker was not living up to expectations so I had more or less given up on them. […]
Coconut oil is a great addition to your kitchen cupboard, so I was very happy to receive a sample of Shore Organic Raw Virgin Coconut Oil. Along with “clean eating,” coconut oil has become incredibly popular. There are many claims about its health benefits, though this is something I prefer to stay cautious about. Coconut oil is high in […]
Taking a nutritious packed lunch to work can help you lose weight, save money and stay healthy. Store-bought lunches also generates a huge amount of packaging waste which the environment can certainly do without. Since having my kids I have become aware of the dangers of BPA. While it is now better regulated, I still prefer using […]
I was really looking forward to receiving samples from Wise Owl Tea to review. The whole philosophy of the company of creating tea inspired by far away places certainly appeals to my adventurous spirit. While my backpacking days are on hold for now (until my kids can carry their own backpacks anyway) I quite fancy the […]
These edible Christmas wreaths, garlands and table decorations are fantastic: local, seasonal, sustainable and waste free. Made in the UK, with UK grown herbs and chillies, those edible decorations not only add beautiful touches to the Festive Season but also make beautiful and unusual Christmas gifts. All wreaths, garlands and table decoratons are created using only […]
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