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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...

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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...

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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...

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Cañadu, Malaga – Review

In a country where tins of kidney beans include pork, it sometimes feels as if  Spain has no sympathy for the vegetarian. Luckily this isn’t true. As my partner is veggie we are always on the look out for good vegetarian restaurants, on a recent trip to Malaga we...

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Spicy Basil Thai, Kilburn – Review

I know Kilburn is not the most salubrious place in London and neither is it know as a culinary hot spot, but I had heard about Spicy Basil and had a lunchtime Thai food itch to scratch. So I decided to wander down from the yummy mummies and delicatessens in Queen’s...

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Cowley Manor – Review

I recently visited Cowley Manor in Gloucestershire with my partner Sarupa for a mini break. This stately hotel and spa is famous for offering luxury nestled in the beautiful British countryside,  and such a wonderful location it is I wasn't surprised to learn that...

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Walkers new Market Deli crisps!

It’s not often you get excited about a new range of crisps, but when it’s Walkers creating a quality range of snacks you have to sit up and pay attention. Like most people in the country I’m a fan of Walkers classic range of crisps, so when they invited me to an...

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Jack Daniel’s barbecue sauces

As the barbeque season is well and truly upon us I was pleased to receive a couple of bottles of BBQ sauce from the good people at Jack Daniel’s. I got a bottle each of their classic full flavour smokey and the limited edition extra hot habanero. It goes without...

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Carom Indian Restaurant, Soho – Review

It’s great when you find an innovative Indian restaurant. So many out there offer ‘formula’ Indian cuisine, you know all the classic dishes that you find in every British Indian restaurant. Messing with these well loved dishes in tough because you have to get it right...

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Wimpy – still the home of the hamburger?

Back when Wimpy was a fixture on almost every high street in the UK, their tagline was “the home of the hamburger”. This was a time when McDonalds was a distant dream for most of us, and nobody had even thought of putting the words “burger” and “gourmet” together....

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