Rowantree Fruit Pastille Randoms 30% less sugar sweets review

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 things at home - I usually half the amount of sugar in a recipe - but when buying items at the shops you are left scouring labels for information. The

Turmelicious turmeric drink

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 traditional eastern medicines. Curcumin, the yellow pigment in turmeric, is said to reduce inflammation with the possibility of reducing pain and swelling in people with arthritis. Other health benefits

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 & Drink Excellence Awards 2017 last night in Edinburgh. Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre saw a record number of 820 guests attending what is Scotland’s food and drink ‘Oscars'.  The annual awards,

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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 Taster, let his hoomans get him one. You can get one by clicking here.  All jars, no matter the name, will cost £4.99. Cleo tried to get in on the

Cheese Posties toasted sandwich

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 bread were certainly made for each other. If you love cheese toasties you will love Cheese Posties!  Sign up online and get cheese toasties delivered to your house. Simple. I

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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 I want on here!  Plus, you'll love the smell of these candles.  I love Shearer Candles, watching them grow from their Copeland Road premises to three shops has been amazing,

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Product: Wee Tea Company Highland Chai

We are big fans of Dunfermline based tea sellers Wee Tea Company, such lovely guys and products.  Mrs Foodie tried some of their chai at the BBC Good Food Show this year and,  like their other teas, liked it. Made with Scottish black tea it has malty, aromatic tones that pair perfectly with the classic

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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 you rarely ever see in the UK, mainly because of how it's produced: birds are force-fed to make the "fat liver". But if you're happy to guzzle milk from an animal

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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 old turnip but they always seem to taste a bit bland to me.  However, always keen to be swayed we saw these guys in Waitrose and as it's spooky time, 

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Product Review: Quinteassential White Elixir Tea

Borne from a love of tea and travelling, Bernadine Tay established Quinteassential in 2010. Based in Cheshire Quinteassential has grown from a simple Farmers' market stall to win7 Great Taste Gold Awards since 2012 and is now available in many establishments in the North West of England, including the iconic 4 star Midland Hotel in Manchester.