10 Resolutions for a Healthier New Year
Dec29

10 Resolutions for a Healthier New Year

It’s a tradition on New Year’s Eve to make one (or many) resolutions for the year ahead. For some, it’s to join the gym and for others, it’s to do something they’ve never done before – such as travel to a new and exciting destination, run a marathon or volunteer for a local charity. Below, you’ll find a list of common resolutions, guaranteed to give you inspiration for 2016. 1. Join the gym After splurging over the festive period,...

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Cheat Guide to Herbs and Food Pairings
Nov19

Cheat Guide to Herbs and Food Pairings

For any flourishing chef or foodie, understanding how to pair herbs with food is incredibly important, because let’s face it, if you get it wrong, it doesn’t taste too great! Believe it or not, herbs are just like people; each with its own style and personality – in fact, pairing them with food is almost like playing matchmaker. While there’s nothing wrong with experimenting to discover what these natural marriages are, almost...

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Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking Beer
Oct29

Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking Beer

There’s nothing better than a refreshing cold beer after a week at work, and to make this drink taste even better, you may be surprised to know that there are actually a number of surprising health benefits to partaking in a beer or two. However, it is important to note that these benefits can only be gained when beer is drank in moderation and not excessively. It reduces the risk of heart disease According to the Harvard School of...

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How to Impress a Gourmet Friend
Oct22

How to Impress a Gourmet Friend

Everyone has that one gourmet friend that’s the ultimate foodie and while it’s handy for when you fancy an exquisite meal or two, it can prove to be a little tricky when it comes to impressing them with a gift. You can guarantee your friend is always on the lookout for the next big thing, whether that’s a reservation at the most coveted table in town, a meal from the new hot burger joint, or a classy food hamper. From gourmet edibles...

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Your Ultimate Guide to Cheese Tasting
Sep20

Your Ultimate Guide to Cheese Tasting

There is no doubt that cheese tasting is an art form and it takes a pretty long time and effort to really nail it. There are a number of cheese tasting events across the UK, but the best way to learn is probably in your own home. To help you along your cheese journey, let’s look at all of the elements behind the cheese. Milk – where would we be without you? We all know that cheese can’t exist without milk. In fact the milk of...

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5 pampering ideas for the weekend
Aug21

5 pampering ideas for the weekend

Let’s face it, whether you’re a stay at home mum or a working woman, you’re always busy. That means you have little time to spend pampering yourself and making yourself feel like the goddess you are. Even if you do have a free moment from time to time, you can bet your last pound there’s a basket full of washing that needs to be done or your hubby has left his breakfast dishes in the sink – which you’ve told him not to do, how many...

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The Word is out – 5 Most Popular Cheeses in the UK
Aug06

The Word is out – 5 Most Popular Cheeses in the UK

Who doesn’t just love a good bit of cheese? Whether we’re enjoying a nice cheese sandwich with a touch of pickle or a bit of cheese on toast with a squeeze of Lea and Perrins, this dairy piece of goodness is a staple in our diets. The nation of cheddar Did you know that in 2008 Brits were branded Cheddar fanatics? That’s right, according to statistics we all love a bit of cheddar. In fact we love it so much, we voted it our favourite...

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5 Best Park Hampers on a Budget
Jul25

5 Best Park Hampers on a Budget

Here in the UK, we don’t take good weather for granted! And when there’s gorgeous sunny weekend ahead, make sure you get the most out of it! Embrace the great outdoors and plan a trip to your local park. Invited friends and family, and bring around a hamper filled with treats for the whole family. We’ve got some ideas to get your started! If you need an inspiration for some delicious picnic food, check out our post...

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10 Best Recipes for Picnic Food
Jul01

10 Best Recipes for Picnic Food

Heading out for picnic this weekend? In that case, forget about the supermarket packed dry sandwiches and boring tasteless salads. With these 10 easy and delicious picnic recipes there are no more excuses for lame and boring picnic food! If you need a pretty hamper to pack these goodies in, check out our selection here! Do you have your own picnic food staple? Leave a comment and recipe link below! 1. Green Goddess Sandwiches Recipe...

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Top 10 Spots in UK to Enjoy a Picnic Hamper
Jun19

Top 10 Spots in UK to Enjoy a Picnic Hamper

With summer finally upon us it’s time to get the picnic hampers out and the sun lotion on! Travel to your nearest beauty spot and enjoy the delight of good food, great wine and a little British sun! With the UK being a hotspot for stunning parks and fields with beautiful sceneries, you have ample choice of locations. To help you find the very best spot to enjoy your gorgeous picnic hamper this summer, we have trekked far and wide and...

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