Category Archives: Food & Drink

Fun and Healthy Snacking with Googly Fruit Organic

L is obsessed with snacks. He could have literally just finished a three course meal and he would be asking for a snack. This means I need a variety of healthy and delicious snacks on hand. So when a jam packed full box of Googly Fruit Organic arrived on the doorstep I was very happy.

Googly Fruit Organic
Enjoying his fruit pouch

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A New Menu at Turtle Bay

I love eating at Turtle Bay in Norwich. I’ve got a soft spot for it having been there for the launch and visiting several times since. So I couldn’t wait to try out the new menu.

I was really happy to see some more vegetarian options and some new cocktails, as well as vegan dishes and gluten free dishes, not forgetting some new meaty dishes including more burgers.

Turtle Bay
We love eating out as a family

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May means Martini with Demijohn

It’s great British Martini time this May. So perfect timing as Demijohn launch the only Dry Vermouth produced in Scotland. As the key ingredient for the classic Dry Martini cocktail, Demijohn are happy to introduce this one to their shelves.

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Win an Alfresco Opies Summer Gift Hamper

Alfresco Opies

Dust off the barbecue, roll out the picnic rug and book the beach hut. Opies has a whole host of delicious store-cupboard essentials that really come into their own in the summer and form the basis of many delicious culinary shortcuts.

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April’s Craft Gin Club

A parcel with a bottle of gin and fancy snacks to match, plus a magazine all about gin. There’s not much going against Craft Gin Club really.  Continue reading April’s Craft Gin Club

A Simple Way to Reduce Sugar with Heinz Beanz

If you are anything like me you are always looking for simple ways to reduce sugar from your family’s diet. I’m not talking drastic things here, but just little improvements that can be easily made and hopefully with no one (I’m talking about you Husb) noticing.

Heinz No Added Sugar Beanz
Heinz No Added Sugar Beanz

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Win Tickets to VeggieWorld London

VeggieWorld, Europe’s oldest and biggest vegan festival, is coming to the UK for the first time in April 2017. VeggieWorld London takes place on Saturday 8th April and Sunday 9th April 2017 at Kensington Town Hall, West London and is set to be the key international vegan event of the year in the UK and you could win a pair of tickets.

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Heinz Soup – ‘Break In Case of Emergency’ boxes!

BREAK IN CASE OF WINTER EMERGENCY

Heinz brrrrr-ings the heat across the UK with breakable soup cases to fight the freeze

London, 16 January: As Winter sets in commuters across the UK were given a warming surprise after ‘Break In Case Of Emergency’ cases containing a free can of the nation’s favourite Heinz Cream of Tomato Soup were placed across cities. Throughout soup season, Heinz will be popping up in the coldest cities and towns across the UK to surprise consumers.

Heinz London Emergency Box
Emergency Box

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My December Degustabox

Time for my monthly Degustabox feature, if you haven’t seen previous month’s posts, Degustabox is a monthly subscription box, filled with amazing new foods for you to try out. Including new lines from big brands and foods from smaller brands that you maybe weren’t aware of. For £12.99 per box you will have contents worth well in excess of that, so get the chance to try something new and maybe even find a new favourite treat.

The December Degustabox was way more festive than the official Christmas box from November. I loved it. Here’s what I got;  Continue reading My December Degustabox

My November Degustabox

Time for my monthly Degustabox feature, if you haven’t seen previous month’s posts, Degustabox is a monthly subscription box, filled with amazing new foods for you to try out. Including new lines from big brands and foods from smaller brands that you maybe weren’t aware of. For £12.99 per box you will have contents worth well in excess of that, so get the chance to try something new and maybe even find a new favourite treat.

The November Degustabox was the Christmas box. I’m not convinced it was overly festive but it was very nice. A good mix of sweet, savoury and some lovely drinks. Here’s what I got;  Continue reading My November Degustabox