Eat well - travel often

Month: March 2014

One Cup Cake – Not one cupcake or one cake in a cup!!

One Cup Cake – Not one cupcake or one cake in a cup!!

There have been loads of recipes lately for the ultimate cupcake and how to make one individual cake in a cup in the microwave but this cake is really amazing. It’s quick and easy and very moist and tasty. My friend Val gave me the […]

Steam Technology and not a train in sight!

Steam Technology and not a train in sight!

I get sent some awesome products to review and some not so and funnily enough I gave away an old steam cooker last year.  I was therefore quite sceptical about reviewing the new Steama by Sensio Home. What would I like about this piece of […]

Shaka Zulu – A South African Restaurant Review

Shaka Zulu – A South African Restaurant Review

I was recently given the opportunity to review a restaurant in Camden called Shaka Zulu.  It is a South African restaurant. Camden Market hides a plethora of rather nice restaurants and not just the fast food outlets so I had a look at Shaka Zulu’s web site […]

Degustation box – A Monthly Surprise

Degustation box – A Monthly Surprise

The Degustation box is a new concept where you get a monthly subscription and each month you get a surprise box in the post. Its full of a number of random items and you don’t know what’s coming and it it changes each month. I was […]

No Bats in this Belfry!! A Grand Makeover

No Bats in this Belfry!! A Grand Makeover

Mr R was ever so slightly disappointed – you see he doesn’t get home before 7:00 pm (mostly nearer to 8:00pm) so he couldn’t come with me to the event I had been invited to. The Belfry, iconic home to great golfing has been purchased […]

Eating London – East End Tour

Eating London – East End Tour

I would just like to say I love London and used to visit London a lot when I first came here as a tourist in the 70s but as my children grow up I went less and less however now that I write a food […]

A Quick Roundup – February

A Quick Roundup – February

Here are a few of the things I have been asked to review recently. Perkier offer a cheeky little selection of tasty treats that are gluten free. They have individually wrapped snacks and single portions of porridge amongst others. Asda had quite a large range […]

Pancake Day for Mr R!

Pancake Day for Mr R!

For Pancake Day (also known as Shrove Tuesday – the day before Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent) this year I decided to give Mr R a pancake treat!  He really loves Old El Paso Enchiladas and we have every couple of months which gave […]

The Flavour Pot is here – from Knorr

The Flavour Pot is here – from Knorr

First there was the Knorr Stock Pot then the Knorr Gravy Pot – designed to make our cooking life a little tastier and Knorr keeps tempting us with their little pots to make life easier and dinner tastier! Their new product is here:- Flavour Pots!! […]