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Month: April 2015

Stellar Tate – A new concept in draining your food

Stellar Tate – A new concept in draining your food

We all love to get new things for the kitchen, I know I sure do. Do I need another cooking pan? Of course when it has a unique feature or two! Stellar, known for their impressive range of cookware have brought out a high performance […]

Gilgamesh Launch New Champagne Bar

Gilgamesh Launch New Champagne Bar

Gilgamesh, the well known pan-Asian restaurant in Stables Market, Camden has recently launched its new Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque Champagne Bar.  I was invited to the launch evening and really can’t stress enough how lovely it is. The setting looks out over Stables Market and […]

Rhubarb, ginger and lemongrass cake

Rhubarb, ginger and lemongrass cake

I have a gorgeous rhubarb cluster growing at the allotment. This is now the very start of the short but fantastic English rhubarb season and anxious to sample I picked my first load last weekend. I have made a cake on this blog before called […]

Giveaway – Kids Cook French – cookbook

Giveaway – Kids Cook French – cookbook

Kids Cook French (Les Enfants Cuisinent A La Francaise) by Claudine Pepin with illustrations by Jacques Pepin. My granddaughter is learning some basic French at school. She really enjoyed looking through this book. This is an interactive book which teaches children to cook in a fun […]

What a Corker – Natural British Crisps

What a Corker – Natural British Crisps

I have been sent a box of assorted packets of crisps from Corkers. Natural British Crunch. Their flavours are made without artificial or MSG products and they know the origin of the potatoes because they grow them themselves.  The potatoes are grown in East Anglia […]

Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook or Just Don’t have Time!! Midweek Meals with Food at 52 Can Help

Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook or Just Don’t have Time!! Midweek Meals with Food at 52 Can Help

I have attended a few courses at Food at 52, a central London cookery school and always come away with fresh new ideas. Food at 52 have a new seasonal course – Midweek Meals – which I was invited to be one of the first […]

Busaba Eathai – Thai cooking masterclass

Busaba Eathai – Thai cooking masterclass

Traverse Events put on conferences aimed mainly at travel bloggers.  The recent Traverse15 was held over the weekend of 27-29 March and the venue was Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey.  The only impression I had of Kingston was a huge one way system and a department called Bentalls. […]

Asda Easter – Hot Cross Buns

Asda Easter – Hot Cross Buns

Never having made hot cross buns before I accepted Asda’a Hot Cross Buns challenge. I expected them to be fiddly and messy. I had one of The Little People staying and we got set into the ingredients and recipe Asda sent me. Before bed on […]