Review : Halo Compostable Coffee Pods

Environmentally-friendly Nespresso compatible coffee Coffee pods (AKA capsules) have been criticised by many for not being environmentally-friendly. The official Nespresso ones are made with aluminium…

Delish looking side dishes for Christmas dinner

Sumptuous side dishes for Christmas from Aldi  I don’t know about you, but I love the sides and trimmings alongside my Christmas dinner a bit…

Product: Alesis Filo Spinach Twist Pie

Let’s twist again, like we did last summer Following food-filled holidays to Greece, Bosnia, Slovenia, Croatia and Bulgaria, Mr Foodie loves his Balkan foodie treats,…

Product Review: Ready to bake pretzels Lidl

Lidl ready to bake pretzels (Bretzels) It’s Oktoberfest time and that means Lidl is full of goodies with their Alpen Fest week.  Usually that means…

Product Review: Square Pie

It’s hip to be square It’s the time of year for comfort food and what better to keep you warm and fill your belly than…

Drink: Tomatin Earth added to Five Virtues whisky range

Tomatin’s Five Virtues range expands Tomatin has released another expression from its Five Virtues range.  Joining Wood and Fire is the third whisky, Earth, and we…

Product Review: 30% Less Sugar Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles and Randoms

Indulge your sweet tooth with less sugar Everyone, even me, is trying to cut down on sugar. It’s easy to do when you are making…

Product Review: Turmelicious Turmeric Drink

Turmelicious Turmeric drink Turmeric is much more than an ingredient in a curry.  It’s been widely recognised as beneficial to health, being used in ayurvedic and…

Winners list for Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017

Scotland’s Cream of the Crop Crowned at Top Food & Drink Awards 25 winners are celebrating after being awarded at the prestigious Scotland Food &…

Personalised Marmite Jars

Do you love Marmite?  Then rejoice, as you can get a pot of the love/hate stuff with your name of it.   Fred, being Chief…

Product: Cheese Posties

I have yet to meet someone who doesn’t love a cheese toastie, I mean who can’t love fat and carbs all mixed together! Cheese and…

New scents from Shearer Candles

Shearer Candles launch Spring Summer 2016 scents I know it’s a food blog, but… I’m a woman and that means I get to put what…

Product Review: Gourmet Foie Gras

On our recent trip to the Loire Valley, we noticed that foie gras was omnipresent on restaurant menus. It was France after all but it’s something…

Product Review: Dell’Ugo Pumpkin Gnocchi

It’s pumpkin time and,  to be honest, I’m not a big pumpkin fan.  They are great to scoop out for lanterns in comparison with an…