Product Reviews

crisp clean fruit juice

Product Review – Cawston Press juices

Rating     Delicious, crisp, fruit and vegetable juices I first heard of Cawston Press when I was at a food expo in Devon back in February. Then I was pleased with how friendly the staff on the stand were, and the free samples of rhubarb fizz they were handing out.
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Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey

Product Review – Teeling Small Batch Whiskey

Rating Price Circa £35 In A Nutshell Ultra smoothly very super drinkable, but somewhat lacking in character. If you’re looking for this kind of ‘easy drinking’ Irish silky smoothness you could probably get the same thing a little cheaper. Feeling The Teeling Teeling whiskey was
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Teeling Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Product Review – Teeling Single Malt Whiskey

Rating Price Circa £43 In A Nutshell Impressive and undiscovered flavours wrapped up in a opulent creamy and rich finish. If the Irish have something to prove, they might just have… Teeling Whiskey was founded in the Liberties area of Dublin in 1782 by a bloke called
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L’Atelier Prestige Range - L’Apogée

Product Review – ‘La Lumiere’ and ‘L’Apogée’ of the ‘L’Atelier Prestige Range’

Straight Outta Languedoc French wine co-operative, Les Vignobles Foncalieu call themselves ‘the upmarket cooperative’ and if the two wines they sent me are anything to go with, they seem to be right on the money (and it is quite a lot of money!). The coop consists of 1,200
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organic nut butter

Product Review – Primrose’s Kitchen naturopathic nut butters

Rating      Living life on the edge means I’m lucky enough to have won a hamper of amazing goodies at Christmas by entering a local radio competition. And in amongst the organic rum, Prosecco, Christmas cakes, cheese crackers, chocolates and other goodies was also
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Cold pressed juice

Product Review – B Fresh Juices

With spring bringing all manner of ‘dry’ promises and superfood lists etc. the rebel in me has been out drinking more often than not. That said, I have bought a new blender and been trying to balance out the drinking with plenty of ‘nurturing’ in preparation for some
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Blue Nun Rivaner Riesling White Wine 2013

Blue Nun Roundup #1 – Blue Nun Rivaner Riesling 2013 & Blue Nun Gold Edition Dry / 22k Gold Edition Sparkling White Wine

Off the back of a wine giveaway we’d organised a few months back with the nice folks at Blue Nun, we’re going to take a crack at two of their wines. The first…one of their Rivaner Riesling blends, and the second…one of their sparkling, gold
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Rapeseed oil

Product Review – Bell and Loxton Rapeseed Oil

Rating     Whilst wandering around at a food expo in Devon, we met Rachel and Jonathan from Bell and Loxton, who have won 3 stars in the Great Taste Awards for their cold pressed oil. Right now, Devon is already awash with the incredible bright colour of rapeseed,
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Product review – Chatime Bubble Tea

Bubble tea has been around since the 1980s in Taiwan and is fast becoming part of popular British-Asian culture too. There are many variations, and the Chatime menu boasts most of the classics with a few modern additions. Similar to an iced tea but with more choices on flavours
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Glen Moray Port Cask Finish Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Product Review – Glen Moray Classic: Port Cask Finish

Rating Price £25 In a nutshell A really, really heavy hitting whisky which an impressive, long, Metaxa-esque finish (this is a first). Not subtle, not smooth and (probably) not for people who don’t already like whisky. This dram is like Duke Nukem, it has balls of steel. T
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