Eat well - travel often

Month: September 2014

Cafepod and Friends

Cafepod and Friends

Passionate about coffee? I love it. I start my day with a cup and after several during the day I end my day with a cup. I have Mr R well trained! “Friends” television series about a group of 30 somethings meeting in a New York […]

British Tabasco Oyster Opening Championships

British Tabasco Oyster Opening Championships

How many times do you find yourself saying “no thanks, I’ve had enough” to champagne or oysters.  I don’t say this often, however, attending the recent Tabasco British Oyster Opening Championships I found myself in this enviable position. This year there were 11 candidates, happily […]

Frozen Clearspring 100% Organic Fruit Puree Ice Pops

Frozen Clearspring 100% Organic Fruit Puree Ice Pops

My previous experience of Clearspring has been ingredients to prepare and cook oriental food, it is a UK company, established over thirty years ago and specialising in premium quality Japanese, Oriental and European foods.   Another side of Clearspring is authentic fruit purees which are 100% organic.  One pot […]

Juicing with Bella

Juicing with Bella

Many years ago I had a juicer complete with centrifugal force but lent it to someone who never gave it back.  Ever since that time I have longed to replace the machine but somehow never got a chance. Recently I was invited to attend the […]

The Print Room -Covent Garden

The Print Room -Covent Garden

I was attending a food blogger conference in London over my birthday weekend earlier this summer. I was also asked to review The Print Room, a popular bar overlooking the square at Covent Garden (open daily from 17:00-01:00) that Saturday night (my birthday) and Mr […]

Play time with the kids with Asda.

Play time with the kids with Asda.

Asda asked me to have a look at a couple of their range of fun mixes and who better than my panel of experts to help me! I enlisted the help of Miss Lizzie (age 6), BoyG (age 5) and BabyG (age 2) who just […]

Mr R goes on holiday – A weekend in Brighton

Mr R goes on holiday – A weekend in Brighton

Two things came together causing Mr R to have a lovely weekend break in Brighton.  Firstly I was invited to review a Travelodge and picked the Brighton Central and secondly Mr R needed a break preferably near the sea. You can read my review of the […]

Travelodge Brighton Central – a Review

Travelodge Brighton Central – a Review

I was recently asked if I would like to review a Travelodge. I could pick anyone in Mainland UK. After having a look at their extensive city list Mr R and I decided on a weekend away in Brighton.  It was far enough to want […]

Le Restaurant de PAUL – Covent Garden

Le Restaurant de PAUL – Covent Garden

PAUL is a chain of French bakeries and cafes in 29 countries that started in France. Their shop in Covent Garden, London is their first to offer a restaurant on the premises as well.  The inside of the shop offers so many treats for your sense […]

What’s New with John West!

What’s New with John West!

John West just do fish in tins – right? Wrong. Of course, since they started in 1857, they still produce the tins of mackerel fillets, sardines, pilchards, salmon and tuna steaks that we are used to seeing. What’s new: I was sent a collection of […]