Christmas

Food news – Less than 90 days ’til Christmas, so get ready for TASTE

Scary as it is, Christmas is just around the corner with less than 90 days to go (shocking)! But that means we are just weeks away from one of TB’s favourite foodie events of the year.  Taste of London puts on spectacular events, several times a year and all of which
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Review – Babylon’s Winter Terrace

What did you do for Halloween? Thanks to TB, we spent the evening in the gorgeous surroundings in Babylon at Kensington Roof Gardens. The venue is owned by Richard Branson, who famously bought it the day after he’d been turned away at the door by an over-zealous bouncer. In a
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Review – Belgian Chocolate Pizzas from The Present Finder

Looking for something a little bit different to give as a gift this Christmas? How about a pizza made entirely from chocolate and all things sweet? This gem comes from the guys at Present Finder and can be bought as a whole pizza or as slices.  When we were told about this,
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Recipe – Castello Tickler bread pots

 This party season why not go all out and make your own delicious canapes with our collection of recipes from Stefan Gates and Castello cheeses. This recipe is cute and fun and utterly delicious. You can buy the pots from craft or garden centres and use them again –
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Recipe Cran de Berry 43 by Licor 43

Get a little festive spice in your glass with Licor 43’s Cran de Berry cocktail, featuring cranberry and cinnamon flavours. If you aren’t aware of it already, Licor 43 is a Spanish liqueur made from citrus juices, vanilla, herbs and spices and is great for
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White Chocolate, Fruit and Nut Biscotti by Mark Tilling for Squires Kitchen Bake School

Italian biscuity goodness, predicted to be a firm favourite over the holiday season. This recipe is by Mark Tilling and features in the latest issue of Squires Kitchen Bake School Magazine – read our review of this great mag here.  
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Tideford Organics launch winter soup range

Despite the fact that my typical view on soup is that it is a snack, not a proper meal, there are a great deal of soup extraordinaires on the market doing their best to prove me wrong. One such company is Tideford Organics, an independent organics company based in
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Sherry, Ice Cream & Raisin Compote

Recipe – ‘It’s Never Not Christmas’ Ice Cream & PX Sherry Compote

As the name may suggest, this dish tastes like Christmas – the compote being perhaps like the inside of a mince pie. It is inspired by Spanish cooking (the excuse required to use Pedro Ximinez, a sweet sherry as an ingredient) You don’t need too much of the
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Book Review: Cupcakes & Cocktail by Bonnie Marcus

Bonnie Marcus is a busy mother of three and former high-end New York events planner. Recently she has turned her skills to designing and has created a range of practical yet fashionable cook books, food journals and notebooks, which have taken the US by storm.  Cupcakes and
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Christmas – Pizza Express Christmas Menu 2013

Hannah: Jack asked me to be a plus one to try to the new Pizza Express Christmas Menu; it’s one of my favourite places to eat at so how could I refuse? I had seen their Christmas menu advertised, but had previously had little inclination to try it, preferring to stick to my
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