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  • 19 Apr 2024

    Peppersmith – Travel Essentials

    Fresh flavours. Peppersmith Mints, Gum and Pastilles take advantage of all-natural flavours that are actually good for you. Mints and gum are perfect travel companions. They help to keep one’s mouth fresh when a toothbrush and toothpaste might not be practical, and they are a great aid on flights. All Peppersmith products are sugar free,...

  • 17 Apr 2024

    Della Vite Prosecco Rosé DOC Millesimato 2021

    Blushing Fizz. The weather is getting brighter, and we look forward to spring and summer entertaining. Della Vite Prosecco Rosé DOC Millesimato 2021 could be the beverage of choice for convivial gatherings. This rosé prosecco even looks like a celebration. The frosted bottle with white signature graphic is understated and appealing. This and a bunch...

  • 15 Apr 2024

    Kasa & Kin New Menu is Packed with Flavourful Surprises!

    Ready, Set, Feast. 🎉 Drumroll, please! 🎉 Kasa and Kin are bursting with excitement to unveil their brand spanking new menu, fresh off the grill and ready to tantalize your taste buds! Get ready to feast your eyes (and your stomach) on a scrumptious line-up of dishes that’ll make your mouth water from the first...

  • 12 Apr 2024

    Regional Cooking of England

    Classic Culinary Treasures. I review lots of books and they all have their own unique appeal, but Regional Cooking of England by Carol Wilson is something of a masterwork and should grace the shelf of every food lover. I have a routine. I affix stickers to my favourite recipes, but Regional Cooking of England used...

  • 10 Apr 2024

    St-Rémy Signature

    Simply Delicious. Brandy is the oft-overlooked spirit, although it’s one of the oldest. It can be made from almost any fruit, but most are made from grapes, which are harvested, pressed, fermented into wine and then distilled into brandy. St-Rémy Signature displays all the classic expressions of French brandy. The St-Rémy distillery was founded in...

  • 08 Apr 2024

    HECK Sausage Bombs

    Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. HECK are famed for their sausages, but now they have introduced a little twist to their bangers with their new Sausage Bombs. These large chunky spheres come in three varieties – Thai Red Spring Chicken Sausage Bombs, Chicken Italia Sausage Bombs, Sriracha Pork Sausage Bombs. They are made with HECK’s usual...

  • 05 Apr 2024

    Tortilla – It’s a Wrap and More

    Mexican Fiesta of Food. I love food. It can be any shade of ethnic, traditional, fast, slow or convenient. Tortilla ticks a lot of boxes. It’s Mexican-inspired, casual, speedy, friendly and fun and there are a lot of branches around so likely to be convenient for most of us. The menu at Tortilla is considerable...

  • 03 Apr 2024

    Savyll Non-alcoholic Cocktails

    An adult taste. Savyll was started by self-proclaimed ‘dinner party mixologist’ Avnish Babla. He has always enjoyed hosting friends and family, and experimenting with his own cocktail inspirations. When he became an expectant father, he and his wife decided it was time to live healthier lifestyles, and that included moderating alcohol consumption, a good idea...

  • 02 Apr 2024

    High West Double Rye

    The Spirit of Utah. Park City, Utah, is home to the High West whiskey distillery. It was founded in 2006 by Jane and David Perkins after a visit David made to Maker’s Mark. This Double Rye is part of their unique range. The High West whiskey distillery is the first new distillery to officially operate...

  • 01 Apr 2024

    Italian Coastal

    Sunshine on a plate! It might be dull and chilly here, but Spring is just around the corner and we plan lighter and more colourful meals. Italian Coastal by Amber Guinness gives plenty of inspiration for Spring and Summer menu planning. Following on from the success of her first book, A House Party in Tuscany,...

  • 29 Mar 2024

    The Reid Single Malt Vodka

    Mountain Fresh. I am familiar with New Zealand’s fine wines, and I am therefore not surprised that the country also offers a first-class vodka, in the guise of The Reid Single Malt Vodka. The bottle is sleek and as rounded as a drop of alpine water, with great shelf appeal. It holds the promise of...

  • 28 Mar 2024

    Mochi Donuts

    Japan Centre Treats. Who doesn’t love a donut or even a doughnut? They are perfect when we crave something sweet and just for us in an individual serving. Japan Centre offers their Mochi Donuts, and they tick those two boxes and add beauty in unique fashion, too. Mochi Donuts from Japan Centre are freshly made...

  • 28 Mar 2024

    The Mushroom Guide and Identifier

    Forage with Confidence. If you enjoy finding food in the wild, then The Mushroom Guide and Identifier is the essential book for safe picking. This book is full of expert advice for identifying and using edible wild mushrooms found in the British Isles. So many mushrooms are delicious and safe to eat but it is...

  • 27 Mar 2024

    Frankie & Benny’s Most Indulgent Dessert for Easter

    Kids eat FREE! Cookie Dough with Cadbury’s® Creme Egg! Top Italian American restaurant Frankie & Benny’s has unveiled Easter’s most indulgent dessert: gooey cookie dough with melted Cadbury’s® Creme eggs – and Kids eat FREE! The mouth-watering dessert combines their popular restaurant’s Cookie Dough dessert with one of the nation’s favourite Easter treats, the Creme...

  • 26 Mar 2024

    We Love Raspberry Ripple Slices

    Gluten, wheat and milk free. We Love Cake was founded in 2002, when the owner tried living as a coeliac for a week. He was so disappointed by the baked goods on offer that he decided to build the first ever dedicated gluten, wheat and milk free bakery in the UK! Raspberry Ripple Slices are...

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