Eat well - travel often

Month: March 2016

Simply Beef and Lamb – #LivePeasant – Lamb Tagine with Pomegranates

Simply Beef and Lamb – #LivePeasant – Lamb Tagine with Pomegranates

Simply Beef and Lamb are promoting their campaign #LivePeasant encouraging people to cook simple, tasty and nutritious meals for their families. Tagine is a Moroccan style stew, cooked long and slow and often with things like apricots, dates, figs are added towards the end of the […]

New Baking Kits by Paul Hollywood

New Baking Kits by Paul Hollywood

Take the morning off to attend a baking masterclass with Paul Hollywood? That didn’t require much thinking – of course I would love to! Some of the places I get to experience whilst attending events for my blog are so beautiful.  This event was held […]

Travel Tip 4 – Be Prepared (bubble wrap and zip-lock bags)

Travel Tip 4 – Be Prepared (bubble wrap and zip-lock bags)

Be prepared – once a Girl Guide always a Girl Guide! I like to be ready for anything when I travel. If I am travelling by any means other than car I always like to take care that my lotions and potions don’t leak out […]

Simply Beef and Lamb – #LivePeasant – Beef Goulash

Simply Beef and Lamb – #LivePeasant – Beef Goulash

Simply Beef and Lamb are promoting their campaign #LivePeasant encouraging people to cook simple, tasty and nutritious meals for their families. I shall be bringing you three of their easy #LivePeasant recipes. The first one, Beef Goulash was made for tea tonight.  It is an […]

It’s Spring – It’s Easter – It’s Aldi

It’s Spring – It’s Easter – It’s Aldi

If it’s Spring then it must be Easter and that means a trip to my local Aldi to feed the family for Easter weekend. It’s all well and good having a lovely roast lamb on Easter Sunday with all the roast trimmings but what about […]

Book Review: Hungry Happy Healthy

Book Review: Hungry Happy Healthy

Hungry Healthy Happy is a book by award winning blogger Dannii Martin. Although I have not personally met Dannii we belong to the same food blogger support groups and offer each other encouragement and support in the often cut-throat life of food blogging.  Danni’s journey […]

Cook Book Giveaway – Benito’s Hat

Cook Book Giveaway – Benito’s Hat

I love Mexican Food. When I visited Mexico City last year I loved trying all the sauces, cactus fruits, spices, beans and so many products made with sweet corn. One of the things I like about the Mexican Restaurant – Benito’s Hat, in London is […]

Travel Tip 3 – travel light cosmetics

Travel Tip 3 – travel light cosmetics

I am sure you are like me and want to stay clean when you are travelling but also want to travel light.  Here are a few of my tips, especially for making things do more than one job. There is no need to take full […]

Surprise with Bake Box

Surprise with Bake Box

There seem to be so many subscription services out there these days but one that has really caught my attention is Bake Box.  Bake Box will be a bi-monthly delivery of recipes and equipment to make six really up to the minute goodies. Bake Box […]

Film Review – Norm of the North, Little Miss guest reviews

Film Review – Norm of the North, Little Miss guest reviews

I was invited to the film premier of Norm of the North an animated film which will be released in the UK on 18 March 2016.  It was a great opportunity to take my granddaughter with me and treat her to a day out in London. […]

Dancin to the Beat and Making Soup with OXO and a SOUPER Giveaway

Dancin to the Beat and Making Soup with OXO and a SOUPER Giveaway

I love making soup and am known at home as The Soup Queen – if it has a bone I will make soup out of it!  Mr R often takes my soups for his lunch since he doesn’t often get to sit down for a […]