Eat well - travel often

Month: September 2016

In a Pickle – Get Preserving for Christmas with Sarson’s and Kilner Jars

In a Pickle – Get Preserving for Christmas with Sarson’s and Kilner Jars

It’s Boxing Day, you are having cold meats and salad and you open the cupboard to get the chutneys and pickles – and horror there isn’t any left!  Well if you start now you will have a well stocked cupboard in time for the festivities […]

Book Review:- Raised Bed Revolution by Tara Nolan

Book Review:- Raised Bed Revolution by Tara Nolan

I was sent a copy of the book Raised Bed Revolution by Tara Nolan to review.  This book came to me at just the perfect time! We have an allotment where we can grow a large part of our food during the UK growing season. […]

London: Chakra – Contemporary Indian Dining

London: Chakra – Contemporary Indian Dining

I was invited to review Chakra‘s second restaurant which is on Holland Street near High Street Kensington (Their original restaurant is in Notting Hill). The restaurant is a short walk from High Street Kensington underground station.  Outside they have about four tables to sit and […]

Great British Bake Off – Batter Week with Rachels Organic Yogurt

Great British Bake Off – Batter Week with Rachels Organic Yogurt

If you have been watching the great British bake off you will know this week was batter week Rachel’s organic yogurt have asked me to use their pancake recipe with yogurt as an ingredient. I have never put yogurt in my pancake batter before. I […]

Travel Tip 7 – Travel Essentials to Travel in Comfort

Travel Tip 7 – Travel Essentials to Travel in Comfort

There are a few items that just help make travel a bit more comfortable.  Whether you travel by car, train or plane these little ‘helpers’ will be worth their weight in gold! Travel Pillow: I have a Tempur travel pillow that I take with me […]

Giveaway: – Chocolate and Love and who doesn’t love chocolate!!

Giveaway: – Chocolate and Love and who doesn’t love chocolate!!

When Richard O’Connor’s daughter became old enough to eat chocolate he wanted to make sure she ate only the best! Richard and his partner struggled to find quality, organic chocolate so they decided to make their own. They sourced excellent great quality chocolate and committed […]

Isle of Wight: A Weekend Away – Dog Friendly too

Isle of Wight: A Weekend Away – Dog Friendly too

We have had a brilliant summer so far and with that I was really looking forward to our weekend visit to the Isle of Wight.  I haven’t been there for years and really fancied visiting for the same weekend that the Isle of Wight Garlic […]

August: Bites (and sips) and Pieces

August: Bites (and sips) and Pieces

Every week I get sent some great products which are worthy of sharing with you.  Below you will find some recent mention-worthy items that I liked. Charles Viancin -Inspired by Nature collection:- Every now and then a product comes along that really tickles my fancy! […]