Eat well - travel often

Month: May 2014

Chablis Wines – Wines Not Just For Christmas

Chablis Wines – Wines Not Just For Christmas

I have been asked by Chablis wines to write about my ideal summer/BBQ food & Chablis wine pairings.  To help get me in the mood I have been sent a bottle of Chablis and a bottle of Petit Chablis. I love Chablis and don’t need […]

What does KFC mean to you?

What does KFC mean to you?

When I was invited to spend the day at the KFC headquarters and to visit a local KFC restaurant I was pretty sckeptical. The chicken pieces arrive frozen and ready to cook – right? The chicken pieces are greasy – right? The food is high […]

Sumptious Sweet Treats from Thomas J Fudge's Remarkable Bakery

Sumptious Sweet Treats from Thomas J Fudge's Remarkable Bakery

I was sent the new range of sweet biscuits from Thomas J Fudge’s Remarkable Bakery collection.  They arrived in a beautifully presented box and it was really exciting to unwrap and see what was inside. Thomas J Fudge’s have been a family baking firm since […]

Spanish Olives with Omar Allibhoy and Foodat52

Spanish Olives with Omar Allibhoy and Foodat52

I was very happy to be invited to cook with the brilliant young Spanish chef, Omar Allibhoy recently along with Olives are It. Omar Allibhoy is a Spanish chef on a mission to bring Spanish food and its culture to the UK. I have cooked […]

Cosy at The Snug Bar -St Albans

Cosy at The Snug Bar -St Albans

Following a recent refurbishment of The Snug in St Albans I was invited to review their menu .It’s nice to have a meal in St. Albans without having to travel into London and for Mr R to accompany me. St. Albans has a vey popular restaurant culture […]

My Office Tea Party with Monkey and PG Tips!

My Office Tea Party with Monkey and PG Tips!

I was sent a hamper of tea from PGtips to introduce me to their new range of fruit, herbal and green teas.  So many times in the past I have fanced a fruit tea and pouring the boiling water onto the tea bag gives an […]

Discover e-cloth range for pets – A Guest Post by Jonty

Discover e-cloth range for pets – A Guest Post by Jonty

Woof, woof, Bark. Sniff, Sniff – oh sorry I always forget you don’t talk dog! E-cloth invited my mum to discover their range of house hold cleaning cloths and tools (this year they have been around for 20 years – that’s a lot of dog […]

Celebrating Easter with Total Greek Yoghurt

Celebrating Easter with Total Greek Yoghurt

I always love being invited to Total Greek Yoghurt’s events. This time, just before Easter we met at Cafe Caldesi Cooking School in London to cook a Greek meal created by Tonia Buxton to create family Greek Easter recipes for the modern day family. Tonia […]