Eat, drink & forty winks

Eat, drink & forty winks

Eating . Drinking . Sleeping

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Proper Job Cornish IPA ambassador

Proper Job Cornish IPA ambassador

    I am pleased to tell you that I have been selected as one of the new Proper Job Cornish IPA ambassadors! I’m really excited about this as I’m a massive fan of Proper Job and St Austell Brewery in general and having been […]

The Farm

The Farm

  Today I finally got over to the newly opened, The Farm, at Snitterfield near Stratford-upon-Avon which is a farmshop/artisan deli and cafe with a cooking school coming soon. The shop/deli has a bakery, butcher, fishmonger and cheesemonger as well as having other local produce […]

5 reasons to use your local butcher.

5 reasons to use your local butcher.

    This week marks National Butchers Week 2019 (11th-17th March). A week for butchers up and down the country to promote their fantastic produce and try to convince the public to use their shops. There are so many reasons to buy your meat from […]

Dauphinoise Potatoes

Dauphinoise Potatoes

  Dauphinoise potatoes are a classic French dish and a favourite in our house; creamy and delicious! My recipe differs slightly to most as it is heavier on garlic and packed full of herbs. The best thing about Dauphinoise potatoes (apart from eating them) is […]

The Old Coastguard Hotel, Mousehole

The Old Coastguard Hotel, Mousehole

  Recently we went on a long weekend to beautiful Mousehole in Cornwall. You may have seen my social media posts whilst we were away or you may have seen my previous blog post all about Mousehole and the excellent businesses in the village. In […]

Mousehole, Cornwall

Mousehole, Cornwall

    As you will know if you follow my social media, we recently took a trip to Mousehole in Cornwall. In this post I am going to tell you a bit  about Mousehole and some of the great food and drink businesses there. Unfortunately […]

Green Tea

Green Tea

  As you will know if you follow my social media or blog, recently Adagio Teas UK sent me a selection of their lovely loose leaf teas to taste and tell you about. In my last post I told you a bit about the background […]

Adagio Teas

Adagio Teas

You may have seen from my social media that I am collaborating with Adagio Teas so I thought I would give you some background into the company and what they are about. Adagio Teas was started in 1999 by  Sophie Kreymerman in the United States. […]

The Baraset Barn

The Baraset Barn

      We have been going to The Baraset Barn for many years, in fact it is one of our favourite restaurants. Whether going for lunch, dinner or just a drink, the experience is always exceptional. The staff are excellent, friendly and attentive (your […]

5 excellent single malt Scottish whiskies for under £50

5 excellent single malt Scottish whiskies for under £50

  Whisky is a very interesting drink in that it comes in so many different types, flavours, colours, strengths, ages and from many different countries which I believe is what makes it such a widely popular drink. Whether you drink it straight, on the rocks, […]