Food & Drink

The White Lion, Wrightington review

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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…

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Chocoversum, Hamburg review

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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…

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Gift ideas for food and drink lovers

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  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…

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Revolución De Cuba Manchester review

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  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…

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Captain Jacks Blackpool review

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Captain Jacks Blackpool review

  Last week we spent a couple of nights in Blackpool. On the first night we found ourselves shipwrecked on the promenade and decided to visit Captain Jacks for tea as Lucas was eager to go into the arcade once he spotted Minions! Captain Jacks is situated at the side of Coral Island arcade so […] Read more…

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Las Iguanas Blackpool review

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Las Iguanas Blackpool review

For the last couple of days we have been in Blackpool for a short break to see the illuminations and were invited to visit Las Iguanas for tea. On entering we were very impressed with the spacious layout and funky decor. After being greeted we were shown to our seats and presented with our menus […] Read more…

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Haigh foodie Friday review

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Haigh foodie Friday review I am stood next to a brick wall eating holding a samosa out of a polystyrene tray

A couple of weeks ago we set off on a dull, overcast Friday evening to a food festival we had been invited* to at Haigh Woodland Park in Wigan. Neither of us have been for a long time, despite it only being 20 minutes away. As soon as we arrived it absolutely poured down, we […] Read more…

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Savoury flapjack recipe and weaning giveaway

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Savoury flapjack recipe Lucas is sat on a grey worktop stirring oats in a bowl

  A couple of weeks ago, Lucas and I were invited to a walk and wean event by Piccolo. Lucas has obviously finished weaning but we thought we would go along and see if we could learn anything new as weaning recipes don’t have to stop after weaning, they can be adapted for children and […] Read more…

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