Pairing selection box chocolates with alcohol

  Like the inescapable sounds of Michel Bublé, the multitude of Christmas themed hot drinks and the John Lewis Christmas advert, the arrival of the…

Christmas dinner – A beginner’s guide

Covid restrictions this Christmas has meant that you can be finding yourself cooking Christmas dinner for the first time instead of letting mum/dad/gran/the dog do…

Christmas Recipes Collection

Drinks Starters Mains Sides Desserts Nibbles/Snacks     LET’S CONNECT! You can also subscribe to Foodie Explorers to keep up to date   See the…

Punk up your pizza, Xmas style

Bake your own pizza punks creations at home Pizza Punks, famed for their unusual toppings, have launched a Christmas party box for two and they…

Cocktail Recipe : Bardinet Pomme Canelle

Apple and cinnamon are really festive flavours that match well with the vanilla and dried fruits notes of Bardinet Brandy. Ingredients 35ml Bardinet Brandy 15ml…

Christmas All Wrapped Up with ASDA

Here are some of Asda’s stand-out 2020 Christmas products that caught our eye this year. Starters   Main Course Asda is providing a great selection…

Affordable wine for Christmas from Aldi

A trio of great value wines for the festive season Our search for affordable Christmas wine this year takes us to Aldi.  These are budget-friendly…

Cocktail Recipe : Bardinet & T

The combination of brandy and tea for warming winter serve. Ingredients 35ml Bardinet Brandy 150ml hot dark grey tea 15ml lemon juice 1 generous teaspoon…

Cocktail Recipe : Bardinet Christmas Stocking

Orange liqueur tastes amazing when paired with brandy. And because it’s Christmas, the bubbles come from a Brut champagne, highlighting the grape notes from the…

Aldi Christmas 2020 food range and it includes gin mince pies …

From lobster claws to gin-infused mincemeat pies to a vegan-friendly no turkey roast and their new Icy Blueberry Gin Liqueur, we’ve had a look at…

Recipe : Vegan Beetroot, Red Onion and Clementine Tarte Tartin

Something different from the usual vegan nut roast this Christmas Day and much more colourful as well.  Earthy tastes and colours with this vegan beetroot,…

‘L’heure d’apero’ with Bardinet Brandy

Bardinet Brandy Shares Festive French ‘Apero’ tips as stylish new bottle unveiled for UK Bardinet Brandy is bringing the joy of French ‘Apéro’ to the…

Christmas Cocktails

  18 Christmas cocktails for you to show off your cocktail shaking skills. Recipes from Grey Goose, Bardinet Brandy, Caorunn, Old Curiosity Gin, Warner Edwards,…

Piff Paff “Brigadeiro” Brazilian truffles

Forget the riff-raff, seek out Piff Paff this Xmas We are always on the lookout for new chocolate and sweet treat gift ideas at Christmas…