Eat well - travel often

Month: December 2012

Jordan Country Crisp Super Berry

Jordan Country Crisp Super Berry

Jordans have been flour millers for over 150 years and in 1972 brothers Bill and David Jordan began making cereals from their mill in Biggleswade in Bedfordshire and one of my favourites has always been Original Crunchy and now Country Crisp. All their products are […]

Home Made Medicine – Soup Glorious Soup!!

Home Made Medicine – Soup Glorious Soup!!

It doesn’t matter if you have a Vitamix, a Cuisinart Soup Maker or any other make or even if you just have a large pot but just make yourself some home made soup.  It is so easy to make a good quality and delicious soup […]

A Blogger’s Christmas Carol – Christmas Present

A Blogger’s Christmas Carol – Christmas Present

Traditionally over the last 5-6 years I have sat back and let the Father-in-law prep and cook the Christmas meal.  This year as FIL is nearly 80 and MIL is not physically able to help much with the meal I decided that it was my turn.  […]

QOOQ – Playing in Paris with the new tablet!

QOOQ – Playing in Paris with the new tablet!

I was invited to travel on Eurostar to Paris recently to try out a new French tablet made exclusively for the kitchen.  That was the exciting part but not being a morning person the 06:15 train to St Pancras was not the best part of […]

Virtuous Lunch!

Virtuous Lunch!

I hate waste and I work from home. Today I needed something warming for lunch but didn’t want to give up too much working time.  So the answer was simple. I always feel very virtuous when I use up left overs or the last small […]

Time to Sparkle – With Sainsbury’s Champagne!

Time to Sparkle – With Sainsbury’s Champagne!

Champagne and sparkling wines are usually kept for weddings, birthday celebrations, christenings or lovely sunny summer BBQs but I have to ask my self why? Champagne and sparkling wines are in most supermarkets and prices range from affordable right up to downright expensive but tonight […]

My Chia Bia Seed Challenge – Update #2

My Chia Bia Seed Challenge – Update #2

I have been taking the Chia Bia seeds for a couple of months now and I am still loving taking them for my breakfast every day. I have just finished a pack of the milled seeds with wild blueberries.  I think I really prefer the […]

New Pieces from Pyrex

New Pieces from Pyrex

Pyrex recently sent me a couple of their products to review.  I was particularly looking forward to their new bakeware range. They sent me their Pryex Classic metal rectangular roaster.  It measures 26×19 cm and has a 5 year guarantee.  It is non-stick, oven proof […]

Knorr takes Mr R to Gravy Heaven!! & a ‘Pop-Up’ Competition

Knorr takes Mr R to Gravy Heaven!! & a ‘Pop-Up’ Competition

Knorr have done it again.  Recently they produced little gel pots of stock that you just pop into what your are cooking and they gently melt and give the dish a concentrated hit of stock. But now Knorr have just launched their gel Gravy Pots!!  […]

Chocolate Week with Lindt

Chocolate Week with Lindt

In honour of Chocolate Week I was sent some of Lindt‘s new Creation range to try (hard job isn’t it!!)  I must admit to being a recovering chocoholic and was able to photograph and write about the chocolate before demosishing it! Lindt & Sprungli have […]

Quick Prep with Tefal Fresh Express

Quick Prep with Tefal Fresh Express

You may have seen the recent deluge of TV advertising for the Tefal Fresh Express.  It is small and brightly coloured so has lots of kitchen appeal and does slicing, dicing and shredding in record time. I was intrigued by this new baby of a […]

Knorr Goes All Gourmet

Knorr Goes All Gourmet

  Knorr has introduced a new range of restaurant style recipe mixes.  In true Knorr style they are simple to prepare and usually use everyday ingredients to make sure you have a really delicious dinner. The new ranges comprises Baking Bags, Foil Steam Pouches, Gourmet […]