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Month: August 2013

I Heart Cake – Silicone Cake Baking Mould

I Heart Cake – Silicone Cake Baking Mould

I was recently asked if I would like to take part in a baking challenge using the ‘I Heart Cake’ silicone cake baking mould from Find Me A Gift. I do like to bake and I do like heart shaped things so I was unable […]

Warburtons Make Lunchtime Fun

Warburtons Make Lunchtime Fun

Warburtons have asked me to help point out their ‘Liven Up Your Lunch’ Facebook campaign to have a fun and ‘Krazy’ lunchtime.  They have a series of videos on Facebook featuring some super size chickens causing havoc in their Krazy Kitchen whilst two families battle it out […]

Mighty Lights from Walkers – Crisps with 30% less fat

Mighty Lights from Walkers – Crisps with 30% less fat

Nanny can I have some crisps? Normally I would have to think about that question due to the fat content of conventional crisps but now that Walkers have brought out Mighty Lights with 30% less fat the answer is more likely to be ‘Yes’. Mighty […]

It’s official! London’s favourite meal is a Roast Dinner!!

It’s official! London’s favourite meal is a Roast Dinner!!

Tesco recently surveyed 2000 UK parents and a roast dinner came out as the number one family meal in London and the South East. I couldn’t agree more. Britons are passionate about their food but many are frightened to experiment at home, leaving that for eating […]

Matching Food with Wines from Touraine in the Loire Valley

Matching Food with Wines from Touraine in the Loire Valley

Tuesday 16th July 2013 was the second birthday of my blog and who wouldn’t love a birthday party. The components would include a dozen or so people, delicious food and perfect wines to match. When I was invited to an evening of food and wine […]

Keeping Kitchen Costs Down – Dinner for £0.45

Keeping Kitchen Costs Down – Dinner for £0.45

Tonight I was very proud to be serving a tasty, nutritious, satisfying meal to Mr R but which cost the total sum of £0.45!  How did I do that? Well, we had sausages, jacket potatoes, yellow courgettes and rainbow chard.   The sausages were turkey […]

Stellar brings you lightweight cast iron cookware

Stellar brings you lightweight cast iron cookware

Although I am primarily a writer of food and drink it is occasionally necessary to receive and review the equipment that helps me cook the food. I was sent a 24cm saute pan by Stellar to try in my kitchen and put it through it’s […]

Restaurant and Book Review – Tapas Revolution

Restaurant and Book Review – Tapas Revolution

I had a real treat last week. I was invited to a Spanish restaurant in Wesfield Shopping Centre in West London to celebrate Omar Allibhoy’s first book, Tapas Revolution, with a selection of tapas and all the dishes we tried are included in the book.   Omar […]

A party For Your Feet With Skribbies

A party For Your Feet With Skribbies

  Although I am primarily a food blogger, from time to time I have experiences with the grandchildren that are worthy of report! I was invited to an event in Central London in the sweltering heat at a pop-up shop where we attended a Skribbies party. I […]