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Wyld at Dandelyan Review – Afternoon Tea Week

Next week (14th – 20th August to be precise) is Afternoon Tea Week, aah afternoon tea…As British as talking about Brexit, getting rained on at Wimbledon or getting knocked out of the World Cup… It’s decadent and classy just like me, fitting then that Red Letter Days...

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Poli – The Italian for Gin

Recently I wrote about going to an event tasting delicious Asiago cheese, I was again called on dear reader, this time to try a very different artisan product - Italian gin by Poli! I know Italy isn’t known for its gin making, but as Poli gin is made by a top notch...

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Asiago the Italian Cheese you need to try!

I attended an Italian cheese event last week which was promoting a classic cheese which is not that well known in the UK.  As part of a consortium of cheese maker including all-time favourites Gorgonzola, Mozzarella & Parmesan, this new (to me) cheese is called...

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Time to Eat off the Menu

You know when you hear about a new idea and think “Why hasn’t anyone thought of this before?” Well that’s just what happened to me the other day when I was contacted by Eat off the Menu. They explained their concept and invited me down to try an exclusive Secret Dish…...

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Duerr’s Marmalade Review

When it comes to breakfast sometimes I like to shun the coffee and go for something a little more British…a nice cup of tea. To go with my cuppa I love to pair it with toast slathered with the king of breakfast preserves – Marmalade. When I was asked to write a...

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Baxter’s Hearty Soup Review

Although like the rest of the UK I’m very familiar with the brand, I hadn’t tried any of Baxter’s Hearty Soup before. So when Baxter’s got in touch with me to sample a selection from the range, and taking into consideration the weather, I jumped at the chance. Yes at...

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belVita breakfast biscuits – Time to get up!

Get up, get ready and get out. You know what it's like in the morning it's rare to get a decent breakfast inside you before hitting the rush hour. That's where belVita breakfast biscuits come in. Designed as a replacement to your breakfast cereal they can be eaten on...

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YUU Kitchen London – Review

It’s always great to find new places in London, so I jumped at the chance to visit YUU Kitchen when they invited me to their launch party. Created by the owners of the Icebar, the concept is not entirely new but it’s a set-up I like - good beer and wines (even fizzy...

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New Baxters Deli Toppers

I’ve grown up enjoying Baxters fantastic range of soups and know them well, so I was interested to hear about a new range called Deli Toppers. Baxters have been making pickled and preserved products for years and the Deli Toppers are a culmination of that experience,...

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A tempting trio of Calabrian preserves

Everyone loves Italian food so when I was approached by Artimondo to try a tempting trio of Calabrian preserves produced by Sirianni, a family business founded by Agostino Sirianni in 1999 and located in Cittanova, a small hamlet south of the Aspromonte mountains, in...

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