X-Gin Aphrodisiac – Chocolate infused Gin

Now we all know how much I adore Gin, and there are more and more Gins out there on the market today. So why not write some reviews on the wonderous Gins I have sampled. as you know I have already reviewed a few sporadiacally here and here. Up for review today the wonderfully named…

Nespresso Lattissima

So sometimes you need to make an investment when you see a bargain. I’ve been looking to upgrade my old Dolce Gusto for ages as well lets face it £4 for 8 cups of coffee if you are using the milk pods too well it all adds up! So when i saw this at less…

Haswell Gin

Wow the months fly by and its that time again, another delicious bottle of loveliness to review. Today it is the turn for the less known Haswell Gin £31 RRP They Say: Julian Haswell – Developer and owner of “Haswell” London Distilled Dry Gin. In my humble opinion the three most important ingredients to making…

Lemongrass Ginger and Citrus Tea

So us Brits love tea, its part of our DNA and I’m pretty sure part of our bloodstream, however I was recently gifted this when family came to stay. English Tea Shop – Lemongrass Ginger and Citrus Tea They say: Lemongrass Ginger & Citrus A very healthy option. Organically grown Lemongrass and ginger to help you…

Heath & Heather – Green Tea

So trying to be more healthy, and cut down on caffeine I stumble across some organic teas from Heath & Heather. £2.49 RRP. I know green tea is great for you but on its own I find it a little much, so I was excited to try these blends. I admit I did fall a…

Press’d – Cold Pressed Juice

So Spring is here and for me Spring is all about green things growing, saying goodbye to comfort food (boohoo!) and embracing fresh things. Whilst at my local Aldi I stumbled across these juices £2.49 750ml They come in three flavours, aptly named ‘Wow Blue’ ‘Wow Orange’ and you’ve guessed it ‘Wow Green’. Wow Blue…

Fortnum and Mason – Fountain Heritage Teacup & Saucer

I have to say I could not have been more excited to get this. Sometimes we just need to treat ourselves in life. A recent payment for some project work I had completed and a trip to London with friends led me to splash out on my own bit of English opulent glamour for myself…

Fortnum and Mason – Countess Grey Tea

Ah one can never have too wide a tea selection, and so another blend joins the collection. What brand you ask? Fortnum and Mason of course, is there any other? Today it ia the turn of the Countess Grey £10.95 They Say: A twist on the traditional bergamot-infused blend, Countess Grey is based on well-twisted…

Fortnum’s Tea Disc Infuser

The eternal teapot dilemma. What if you wish to have tea for one, but are using loose leaf tea? Until now I had been resorting to the traditional teapot and strainer or if not a tea bag *Cringe* shock horror! So I decided that was something that could not go on due to the large…

Fortnum’s Gin

Being a Gin lover and for those who regulary follow my blog you know I also love Fortnums so when they brought out their London Dry Gin I had to be on my list of Gin’s to try. Fortnum’s London Dry Gin, 50cl £28.50 They Say: Fortnum’s exclusive London Dry Gin is a tribute to…

Fortnum and Mason – Fortmason Tea

Who doesn’t love Fortnum and Mason, and we cannot think of the iconic brand without thinking of tea. Something they are world renowned for. I reviewed their Jubilee Tea quite a while ago and after a recent trip to London it seemed only right to pick up another delicious blend to try. Today it is…

Leek and Brussel – Allotment Soup

So I’ve started clearing the allotment for the plans for the new gardening year. My leeks didn’t do too well (I didn’t plant them deep enough) and the brussels I harvest a little late. Still enough of a haul to wonder what to do with it! So why not make a simple hearty soup? Ingredients:…