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Munchy Seeds to Shake

Munchy Seeds to Shake

Table-Top Crunch with NEED SEEDS. Munchy Seeds has been around for more than a quarter of a century and are located in the beautiful county of Suffolk, on the coast at Aldeburgh. They have just added NEED SEEDS Shaker Packs to their delicious range. Munchy Seeds source British-grown seeds where possible. Those that are only…

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Ole & Steen Launch a New Delicious Flavour to Their Iconic Cinnamon Social

Ole & Steen Launch a New Delicious Flavour to Their Iconic Cinnamon Social

Introducing the Most Indulgent New Maple and Pecan Social. Authentic Danish bakers Ole & Steen have created a delicious new limited-edition Maple and Pecan Social. Ole & Steen is ‘the home of the social’ in the UK with their freshly baked Cinnamon Social, consistently their best-selling menu item. Founded in Denmark in 1991 they are…

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Maple Products from Canada

Maple Products from Canada

Naturally sweet. So, let me nail my colours to the mast …or in this case hang my accolade from a tree! I am an unapologetic fan of Canadian Maple products. Having lived in Montreal, Québec, I grew to love the flavour of maple syrup and appreciated the passion of the producers. Each year in spring…

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French Cheese for the Perfect Board

French Cheese for the Perfect Board

Texture and Taste. What a joy! Warmer weather and the opportunity for some al fresco dining. One might go on a picnic or stay at home and eat in the garden. Either way a cheeseboard is the perfect choice and a versatile crowd pleaser. I have been enjoying several French cheeses from CNIEL. Its main…

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Ole & Steen Celebrate Midsommar

Ole & Steen Celebrate Midsommar

Danish Bakery Summer. At last, we have some warm weather. It’s time for al fresco entertaining, picnics and delicious summer foods. Ole & Steen are celebrating Midsommar, a Scandinavian festivity that recognises the summer solstice, by unveiling three special and super-indulgent cakes. Ole & Steen are Danish bakers who have built a reputation for quality…

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Authentic Danish Bakers Ole & Steen Announce Launch of Delicious New Summer Cakes Menu

Authentic Danish Bakers Ole & Steen Announce Launch of Delicious New Summer Cakes Menu

Ole & Steen celebrate the Midsommar solstice. So far the British summer has been a wash out, cold days, rain, wind and limited sunshine to offer the warmth we all crave. With the promise of sunshine just around the corner Ole & Steen will celebrate Midsommar, a Scandinavian festivity that celebrates the summer solstice, by…

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Tsukemono

Tsukemono

The Essential Pickles. Japan Centre has an impressive array of Japanese pickles called tsukemono, as well as Korean Kimchi. They are more than just a garnish, they are an essential part of every Japanese meal. Yes, we eat pickles in the West, but the variety is limited in comparison to those available in Japan. We…

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Choose Continental for National Picnic Day With European Cheeses

Choose Continental for National Picnic Day With European Cheeses

International Picnic Day. Food often tastes better when eaten in the sunshine and International Picnic Day on Tuesday 18th June is the perfect opportunity to put together some delicious European alfresco snacks.  If you are looking for inspiration for your summer snacking, below are a few tips for the perfect picnic so you’re all set for 18th…

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White Miso from Japan Centre.

White Miso from Japan Centre.

Savoury Shiro Miso. We have been enjoying Japanese food in restaurants for years and now we have easy access to online ingredients from Japan Centre. Miso is an iconic food, and its delicious umami enhances so many dishes both European and Japanese. But what is Miso? It is a nutrient-rich, flavourful and versatile paste and…

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Ole & Steen

Ole & Steen

Danish for Fine Bread. Oh, the joy of finding a first-class bakery without needing to search for a passport. Ole & Steen is a favourite. One can wax lyrical about French bakeries but this Danish bakery, in my opinion, is a cut above. Ole & Steen have a remarkable collection of breads and rolls as…

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Tofu from Japan Centre

Tofu from Japan Centre

Classic and Versatile. Japanese food is more popular than ever, and Japan Centre offers all the ingredients for authentic Japanese dishes. Tofu is a traditional food and there is a good selection here. Tofu is found in a variety of forms from soft and jelly-like to firm and robust – but what exactly is tofu…

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Breakfast Art for Father’s Day

Breakfast Art for Father’s Day

New Tableware Set by Peter Bowen. The perfect gift for Father’s everywhere… tired of using the same old dish for serving butter at the breakfast table? It’s time to upgrade to something truly special and quite unique. Introducing the new style and design of butter dishes, sugar bowls and toast racks; a collection of elegant,…

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Mama Li Grab and Go open second London location

Mama Li Grab and Go open second London location

Cantonese Roast Meat Specialists. London’s celebrated Chinese Grab and Go eatery, Mama Li, has just opened its second branch. 49 London Wall, Moorgate, is the latest location, and the queues of expectant diners attest to its early popularity. Mama Li is famed for its succulent Cantonese roast meat dishes. Its conveniently packaged signature rice and…

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Frankie & Benny’s Collaborates with Garfield

Frankie & Benny’s Collaborates with Garfield

Animated Movie of the Year celebrating the world’s laziest cat! Garfield mania has arrived with the countdown to the May 24th Animated Movie of the Year celebrating the world’s laziest cat! Frankie & Benny’s kid’s menu will feature a new limited item: (you guessed it) lasagne, and the chance for one lucky family to win…

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Peppersmith – Travel Essentials

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,…

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HECK Sausage Bombs

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…

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Mochi Donuts

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…

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We Love Raspberry Ripple Slices

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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All about Buns and Bunnies

All about Buns and Bunnies

This Easter with Cavan Bakery. Southwest London and Surrey’s favourite bakers, Cavan, gets ready for Easter by launching Easter-inspired treats for the whole family. Cavan Bakery, which was founded in 1929 in Twickenham, has grown from a small family bakery to a group of over 13 bakery shops across Southwest London and Surrey plus a riverside…

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Lola’s Cupcakes Cakes

Lola’s Cupcakes Cakes

Easter Layer Cake. We all love a beautiful cake. Lola’s Cupcakes has those aplenty, and not just small delights either. Their Easter Layer Cake is both cute and delicious. For fresh, handcrafted and simply scrumptious cupcakes, cakes and brownies, Lola’s Cupcakes is your store of choice. They have a host of branches including London Selfridges,…

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