Eat well - travel often

Month: July 2014

How to spice things up with Tabasco this summer

How to spice things up with Tabasco this summer

I was invited to attend an event put together by Tabasco and which was held at The Cookery School (at Little Portland Street) in London. We were assembled ready to prepare a meal using the fab range of Tabasco sauces, Mild Jalapeno, Original, Smokey Chipotle […]

Adult Ice Cream time!

Adult Ice Cream time!

Watching the grandchildren with their home made smoothie ice lollies and fruit juice ice treats got me thinking – what about the adults? I came up with a cunning plan after I bought a nice lolly mould reduced in the supermarket!  Which liqueurs or spirits would […]

How to make the perfect Mojito at The Snug Bar St Albans

How to make the perfect Mojito at The Snug Bar St Albans

Following our recent review meal at The Snug Bar in St Albans, Mr R and I were invited back, this time for a Cocktail Masterclass. After assembling we met Ryan our Bar Teacher for the evening, firstly giving us a lesson in pouring. Pour too […]

Summer Perks – Week 2!

Summer Perks – Week 2!

Perk!er is a small UK company with a passion to create a range of gluten free treats that are tasty and nutritious with nutritious breakfasts, indulgent treats and delicious breads. As part of Perk!er’s ‘Perk up Your Summer’ campaign I get a surprise box each […]

CafePod – Clever Coffee Capsule

CafePod – Clever Coffee Capsule

We do love our coffee in this household and Mr R especially loves his Nespresso machine. This machine uses little sealed capsules to ensure you get the perfect fresh cup every time. The only drawback is that the capsules are not sold in shops which […]

How to Turn Courgettes into Courgette and Pecan Muffins

How to Turn Courgettes into Courgette and Pecan Muffins

When I went to stay with my sister in North Carolina I asked Mr R to keep an eye on the courgettes on our allotment and to pick them as they were ready.  The last week I was away he didn’t have time to pop […]

How to get addicted to Patron Tequila

How to get addicted to Patron Tequila

At this year’s Food Blogger Connect there was a plethera of food and drink stalls for use to visit on an unlimited basis throughout the conference (as there usually is!) . The one that surprised me was Patron Tequila! This was the first time I […]

Summer Perks -Part 1

Summer Perks -Part 1

Summer time and we love to go on pic-nics! Usually I just pack the coleslaw, cold chicken, French stick, potato salad etc however following a three week family visit in the USA I wanted take something a bit healthy on the pic-nic! My hamper comes […]

Fun and Food at The Lounge Odeon Cinema – El Jeffe (The Chef)

Fun and Food at The Lounge Odeon Cinema – El Jeffe (The Chef)

I love going to the cinema to see the latest release so attending the preview of El Jefe (The Chef) was an event not to be missed. My pal Val and I were invited to watch the film at the Odeon Cinema, Whiteley’s Department Store, […]