Eat well - travel often

Month: April 2013

Saleen Placemats – keeping the area clean!

Saleen Placemats – keeping the area clean!

As a blogger most of the products I get sent are for adults or general consumption but they are not usually for the little people!  The placemeats I have been sent to review are perfect for the visiting little people. My house is not really […]

Something for the little people

Something for the little people

I have been sent a childs vacuum insulated food jar by Contigo.  When the lid is fitted correctly this container is leakproof. It will keep cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot which is very helpful when temperature is important to the contents.   I […]

Pickles from Home

Pickles from Home

We were really lucky earlier this year when my neice stopped off in the UK for a visit on her way to study in Australia.  We hadn’t seen the family since 2007 and Miss Brit hadn’t ever been to the UK so there was great […]

Beef Stew – The Slow Way

Beef Stew – The Slow Way

I had some meat sent to me from Farmison & Co and as we were going to be spending time on the allotment on Sunday I wanted to come home to a cooked meal. Usually we come home with sore backs and fairly tired so […]

Aaahhh Bisto!

Aaahhh Bisto!

Last week I had a great time visiting the test kitchens of Premier Foods and being treated to a demonstration, followed by tasting 8 recipes made by the lovely Sue.  Each recipe had one of the flavours of Bisto gravy granules included or served with it. […]

Cake International Show at The ExCel London

Cake International Show at The ExCel London

When I arrived at Cake International Show I was greeted in the Press Room where I was to pick up my pass and show guide with a restorative cup of coffee and a beautiful cup cake.  The petals of this cake are made from buttercream […]

Fish Pie starts the week – Fish is the Dish

Fish Pie starts the week – Fish is the Dish

There is fish pie and there is MY fish pie!  Fish is the Dish has set a challenge for some of us to eat fish twice a week so this week I decided to try a fish pie.  The fish I used in this was […]

Supper on a budget!

Supper on a budget!

I am always saying that you can eat well and spend little and today’s supper is another example of this. My friend wanted to visit Aldi today so I went along for the ride. I wasn’t really planning on getting anything but you never know. […]

Today’s Coffee Break is Brought to You By……

Today’s Coffee Break is Brought to You By……

Bewley’s 100% Arabica fresh ground coffee. Bewley’s was founded in 1840 and was the first tea and coffee company in Ireland. The company continues to be passionate about coffee to this day.  Lovely smooth coffee from Bewley’s Their coffee comes in different strengths and […]

Farmison Meats – Keeping Sunday Supper Simple

Farmison Meats – Keeping Sunday Supper Simple

Sometimes you just have to keep things simple. There is a time when you leave the chilli out, forget the garlic, keep the onions in the vegetable drawer and just cook the meat. Farmison & Co supply a wide range of different cuts of meat […]

Fruyo – A New Addition for Total Greek Yoghurt

Fruyo – A New Addition for Total Greek Yoghurt

I love creamy, luscious Greek yoghurt and my favourite of all of them is Total Greek Yoghurt. Their much loved Greek yoghurt comes in original (my favourite), 2% fat content and 0% fat content.  I must confess though I find it hard to tell the […]

Fish is The Dish sets a Challenge

Fish is The Dish sets a Challenge

Fish is the Dish has come up with a challenge for individuals as well as families. Omega3 is essential for our bodies especially for brain development. It’s what helps us learn new things and remember them. Most people don’t have enough Omega3 in their diets […]