Category Archives: Food & Drink

Toddler Nutrition with Beaba and Purple Carrot

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to Jimmy’s Farm Festival by Beaba. The innovative baby brand were sponsors of the festival and alongside nutritionists Purple Carrot were holding some great workshops over the weekend. So I went along to see what I could learn. Continue reading Toddler Nutrition with Beaba and Purple Carrot

Exciting Chocolate News

After a limited edition summer run last year, Cadbury Dairy Milk is bringing back a classic favourite, Cadbury Dairy Milk Tiffin.

In stores from August 2017, the new generously sized 200g bar (previously 95g) combines the delicious tastes and textures of crunchy biscuit and dried grapes smothered in Cadbury Dairy Milk for the whole family to enjoy.

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Matt Healy Launches New Website Cranble.com

Matt Healy – MasterChef Professionals 2016 Finalist – Launches New Website Cranble.com

Since his phenomenal journey on MasterChef The Professionals 2016, Matt Healy has been working away with online publisher The Media Team to create a new foodie website Cranble.com.

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Festival Power Snacks from Food Network

With festival season upon us, Food Network has devised a series of Super Power recipes and snack ideas that will power you through the festival season!

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Outdoor Entertaining

There are so many things I love about summer. One of those is a bit of outdoor entertaining. A barbecue with friends. A family get together. Or just eating your lunch in the garden. There are a few things I have found so far this summer that have helped make things that bit more fun.

Outdoor entertaining
Today it was just the two of us, but we still love to do the whole entertaining thing

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The #PrezzoLaFamiglia Challenge

We eat out as a family quite a lot. It is enjoyable and often a nice break during a long day out. We have taken L with us to restaurants since pretty much the moment he was bored but there are definitely some things that make the experience better than others. Prezzo have recently launched some great family sharing dishes and we went to check them out as part of the #PrezzoLaFamiglia Challenge with BritMums.

#PrezzoLaFamiglia
Mmmm garlic bread

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Father’s Day Treats with Terry’s Chocolate Orange

If you can manage to not eat a Terry’s Chocolate Orange the second it arrives in your home then they have created some lovely recipes that you could make with the kids ready to give to Dad as a present or enjoy as part of a special meal.  Continue reading Father’s Day Treats with Terry’s Chocolate Orange

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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