Food & Drink

Blue Smoke on the Bay, Windermere

| Food & Drink, Review

  A couple of weeks ago we stayed at Low Wood Bay in Windermere. We stayed on a dinner, bed and breakfast board and had two choices for the dinner. We could eat in The Windermere that serves a selection of classic European dishes and Blue Smoke on the Bay that serves a wide range of […] Read more…


5 Top tips to minimise food waste

| Food & Drink

For the last few weeks I’ve really been trying to budget our food shopping to help us cut down on food waste. Going in each week with a budget, meal plan and snack ideas is really helping to control that but it has been taking some preparation. It’s good to get into a routine though […] Read more…


Which wine goes best with chocolate?

| Food & Drink

If you are indulging in an Easter egg or two over the weekend, have you thought about what wine will go best with it? I love prosecco and personally would have it with anything but GiftsOnline4U have looked into it a little bit more and have come up with some suggestions of which wine complements […] Read more…


The White Lion, Wrightington review

| Food & Drink, Review

Last week I took my Grandma to The White Lion in Wrightington for her birthday lunch. We met my cousin and her little boy there who we hadn’t seen for months so it was a nice little catch up.   View this post on Instagram We took my Grandma out for dinner today, how cute […] Read more…


Chocoversum, Hamburg review

| Food & Drink, Review, Travel

Chocoversum, Hamburg review

Chocolate makes us happy? Yes it jolly well does! A couple of weeks ago, D and I went to Hamburg for a couple of days as part of the Come to Hamburg project. Hamburg is the second largest cocoa import harbour in Europe so we decided to book onto one of the Chocoversum Chocolate museum […] Read more…


Gift ideas for food and drink lovers

| Food & Drink, Shopping

  Betty’s Christmas chocolate box, £19.95. A festive array of irresistible pralines, creams, truffles and more, all made with our finest Swiss Grand Cru chocolate and hand-finished in exquisite detail. Presented in a box with a new design strap label featuring charming illustrations by Yorkshire artist Emily Sutton, this selection is perfect as a beautiful […] Read more…


Revolución De Cuba Manchester review

| Food & Drink, Review

  Revolución de Cuba Manchester is a stunning two floor cocktail bar and cantina just off Manchester’s busy Deansgate. The moment you walk in to Revolución De Cuba it’s like you are transported from Manchester to an exotic destination. Upon arrival we were greeted by the friendly staff and shown to our tables. Once seated, we […] Read more…