Eat well - travel often

Month: January 2016

The Wallace Collection – Afternoon Tea

The Wallace Collection – Afternoon Tea

If you are new to my blog then let me tell you I love afternoon tea and if you are a treasured reader then you already know that!  In fact afternoon tea is the one British tradition I would lobby Parliament to keep if it […]

Judge Cookware brings you thermal cups and glasses

Judge Cookware brings you thermal cups and glasses

Do you hate it when your hot drinks go cold and the cold ones warm up long before you have finished drinking them! A practical solution is thermal cups and glasses, two thin layers of glass with a gap between them help to keep your […]

Travel Tip 2 – Take your condiments

Travel Tip 2 – Take your condiments

I love travelling but I know I will want to bring some goodies back home and with the airlines clamping down on how much luggage you can take with you combined with the fact that I hate carrying too much luggage with me I have […]

Roast Red Peppers with Tomatoes

Roast Red Peppers with Tomatoes

 Following the Christmas holiday I went through the fridge to see what needed using up.  I hate wasting and sometimes you have so much food in over the holidays that some things get missed. The red peppers in the veg drawer were not at their […]

Afternoon Tea for Men with Mr R – 108 The Pantry

Afternoon Tea for Men with Mr R – 108 The Pantry

I have often said that one of my favourite experiences is traditional Afternoon Tea, little finger sandwiches, tiny little cake replicas of larger pieces and of course tea, one of the only times I really want proper British tea. I was recently invited to try […]

Damson Chocolate are open for business!

Damson Chocolate are open for business!

On a trip to Grenada earlier this year I met a guy named Dom who was on the trip for the Grenada Chocolate Festival and who was making his own fine bean to bar chocolate at home in his kitchen.  A little eccentric perhaps making […]

Bertolli with Butter – an Evening with Gennaro Contaldo

Bertolli with Butter – an Evening with Gennaro Contaldo

I have seen Gennaro Contaldo many times on television on his own or with one of his friends Antonio Carluccio or Jamie Oliver but let me tell you meeting him in person is a great experience. The man is a true gentleman, self effacing with […]

Boxing Day Brunch – feed a houseful of guests

Boxing Day Brunch – feed a houseful of guests

We had a houseful of people this Christmas and with guests going to bed at different times and getting up at all different times this could have been a breakfast catering nightmare. I had plenty of ingredients ready for individual smoothies, fresh juices, eggs and […]