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DIY Beeswax Wraps

DIY Beeswax Wraps

The Natural Food Protector. We are all thinking more about waste these days. We think we can’t do much alone, but every little bit helps. Every little piece of cling film saved is less in landfill. Kikkerland offers these kits for making one’s own waxed fabric for wrapping all kinds of food. The natural beeswax…

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A Taste of the Med with Merchant Gourmet

A Taste of the Med with Merchant Gourmet

Simple Summer Flavours. The sun is shining, and we look forward to tasty meals. Merchant Gourmet has a new pouch to enjoy and it’s bursting with Mediterranean flavour – perfect for the summer. Moreish Mediterranean-Style Grains with Tomato and Olive is deliciously flexible. Merchant Gourmet consistently offers its buyers great quality foods which are simple…

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Mexicana Vegan Cheese Block

Mexicana Vegan Cheese Block

Spice from GreenBay. There are more and more vegan products available to us these days. There are now enough goods to fill a supermarket. GreenBay is a vegan supermarket conveniently online, offering a host of delicious vegan alternatives, many of which will also appeal to non-vegans. You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy this…

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Lakrids by Bülow

Lakrids by Bülow

Mellow Yellow Chocolate Coated Liquorice. Yes, I can appreciate the best chocolate, but I often find it too sweet. Perhaps it’s an age thing. Now I look for sharp, tangy, salty, bright flavours and I have a few go-to products. Lakrids by Bülow offers plenty of choice for me, and Mellow Yellow Chocolate Coated Liquorice…

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Cheerful Buddha Naturally

Cheerful Buddha Naturally

Vegan CBD Chocolate. For many the mention of hemp conjures pictures of hippie tie-dye and wacky backy.  CBD is very different, legal, and is said to have positive health benefits. CBD is short for cannabidiol which is a chemical compound derived from the cannabis plant. It’s thought to affect the body’s cell-signalling system which helps…

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Jamaican Heat from Merchant Gourmet

Jamaican Heat from Merchant Gourmet

Vegetarian with Island flavour. Life is hectic for so many of us. We want tasty meals, healthy dinners, easy preparation. Merchant Gourmet have a range of delicious, pre-cooked plant-based dishes to suit every taste. The launch of Fiery Jamaican-style Grains and Pulses is perfectly timed for the outdoor entertaining season. Jamaican-style Grains and Pulses are…

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Irie Eats Spicy Jerk Wrap Kit

Irie Eats Spicy Jerk Wrap Kit

Hot at home. This is another convenient and tasty meal kit from Caribbean food specialist Irie Eats. Their Spicy Jerk Wrap Kit is just as memorable as their other offerings. They are not dumbed down in flavour. They present an authentic taste of the sun-kissed islands in one’s own home. This kit could not be…

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Squished and Fruity

Squished and Fruity

Energy Balls of Flavour. Squished! It conjures an image of squashed and discarded fruit. But Squished, the company that is, hopes that all that waste will be a thing of the past. Those bin-destined fruits are the treasured ingredients for delicious treats made by Squished. The Squished journey started with three friends who wanted to…

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Mon Dessert

Mon Dessert

Subscribe to Sweet Treats. What do you buy somebody who has everything? Lemon Macarons? Hot Cross Buns? Doughnuts? They can have all those and more from Mon Dessert. There are options for buying these delicious dessert kits: one can pick specific packages or just the equipment, and buy individually or even on subscription. The company…

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Irie Flava Caribbean Curry

Irie Flava Caribbean Curry

A spicy meal kit. Yes, I love cooking but it’s also a real treat to have somebody else do the clever stuff. Thus, I get the credit for a delicious meal but with a fraction of the effort. Irie Eats presents authentic-tasting Caribbean Street Food kits to bring the vibrant ‘flava’ of the Caribbean to…

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International Chilli Collection from Spice Kitchen

International Chilli Collection from Spice Kitchen

Aromatic, warm or hot. The International Chilli Collection tin from Spice Kitchen is a winner. All their gift-quality collections are beautifully presented and superbly practical. This is the third spice box I have reviewed, and they are all of an equally high standard. This particular tin contains everything a cook will need to present chilli-warm…

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Japan Centre Ingredients

Japan Centre Ingredients

Japanese food has become popular in the UK over these last few years. We can find sushi on every high street and ramen shops are everywhere. We want to learn more about Japanese food and we want to cook it at home. Japan Centre has an online grocery store to supply all one’s needs along…

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Finish and Feast this Spring

Finish and Feast this Spring

Fine Dining at Home. Finish & Feast is a home dining package company that partners with some of the most celebrated chefs and companies in the UK. They endeavour to bring the restaurant experience to your own table, and they do it in style. Our box arrived when expected, with ice packs still mostly frozen,…

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KitchenCraft Lime Squeezer

KitchenCraft Lime Squeezer

The perfect bar juicer. Cocktails are more popular than ever. We have bottles of spirits and mixers. We watch celebrated mixologists prepare both classic and contemporary drinks, and when lime is an ingredient it’s always ‘freshly squeezed juice’ that they call for. KitchenCraft Lime Squeezer is an essential part of any bar kit. One can…

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Bring some Caribbean flava to your table

Bring some Caribbean flava to your table

New meal-kit on the block, Irie Eats. Irie Eats is the leading provider of Caribbean food and drink products to the UK. The Jamaican-inspired Irie Eats authentic street-food range features five different traditional Caribbean meals, from Caribbean Curry to Spicy Jerk Wrap Kits with different degrees of spiciness, as well as a side dish of…

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Chiquito® Vegan Burrito Bowl

Chiquito® Vegan Burrito Bowl

A restaurant dinner at home. Chiquito Vegan Burrito Bowl has another word emblazoned on the packing. Oumph! That is the Swedish alternative meat and now it’s partnered with Mexican restaurant chain, Chiquito. These days, more than ever, we look for both choice and convenience. We want flavour and texture and even meat eaters are happy…

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Nielsen-Massey’s Vanilla Extract

Nielsen-Massey’s Vanilla Extract

A drop elevates. There is no pleasure greater than baking. Tempting aromas fill one’s home. Even a simple cake speaks of old-fashioned comfort. Not too many ingredients but they must be of the best quality. Vanilla Extract from Nielsen-Massey is flavourful and convenient. Nielsen-Massey’s Vanilla Extract is ubiquitous in every serious baker’s larder. It’s versatile,…

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Showa Mochicco Fluffy Pancake Mix

Showa Mochicco Fluffy Pancake Mix

Fluffy Japanese pancakes with a hint of aromatic maple syrup! Showa Mochicco’s pancake mix uses 100% Hokkaido wheat flour and has a moist, fluffy and pleasant texture. To conserve freshness, this pack contains 4 individual bags of pancake mix with the enticing aroma of maple syrup and butter. Its special recipe makes the pancakes moist…

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Okonomiyaki at home?

Okonomiyaki at home?

Japan Centre has the answer. I love Japanese food and many people say they do too. There is very much more to this cuisine than sushi and sashimi. There are hot dishes as well, and they are delicious and easy to prepare when one has the fixin’s. Okonomiyaki is a favourite in Japan and now…

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Spice Kitchen Gin Botanicals

Spice Kitchen Gin Botanicals

Add a world of flavour to your gin cocktails Spice Kitchen is one of my favourite family-owned companies. I like their style, and the quality of their products is first class. They have been celebrated for their innovations with spice boxes and chilli boxes, and now they have moved from the kitchen to one’s home…

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