BBQ ideas

BBQ ideas

I know there are some people who insist on lighting their BBQ and then almost immediately throw on a pack of burgers or sausages and watch them cremate in the intense heat and flames of just lit charcoal, but that’s not how we do it here at FOTB HQ. I know usually I...
Putting on the Ritz – New Crisp & Thin

Putting on the Ritz – New Crisp & Thin

Ritz, yes they of cracker fame, have launched a new range of delicious baked potato snacks called Crisp & Thin. I was lucky enough to be invited to their very swanky “Putting on the Ritz” themed launch party which was hosted by Radio 1 DJ and major foodie Alice...
The Tea Makers London – review

The Tea Makers London – review

Tea is not just one thing, we take for granted when we ask or are asked “Would you like a cup of tea?”, as there are so many varieties and blends available the question is an odd one, it can sometimes mean the tea you have to hand or it will then be followed by a list...
Spanish Tapas

Spanish Tapas

I have just returned from Spain and have really enjoyed working my way through hundreds of plates of tapas….real Spanish tapas. Of course I haven’t tried it all, in fact I have only scratched the surface. Tapas is regional so you will find different variations as you...
Teapigs – A tale of two very different teas

Teapigs – A tale of two very different teas

When teapigs contacted me to try out some of their teas I immediately thought of the various herbal and fruit teas they are famous for. Yet when I looked down their huge list of products the ones that stuck out for me were their ‘everyday’ tea (I didn’t even realise...
How to make easy Mexican street food

How to make easy Mexican street food

After encouraging you to try something new this year, I though I would give you some inspiration to get you started, so how about a really simple Mexican street food recipe! The beauty of a lot of Mexican recipes, it’s all about adding big flavour to pretty basic core...