Food & Drink

Wheelers of St. James, Liverpool review

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Wheelers of St. James, Liverpool review The restaurant interior. White bucket chairs with blue walls and wooden tables

Last Wednesday we were invited* to Liverpool to have lunch at Wheelers of St. James, one of Marco Pierre White’s restaurants situated in the four star Pullman hotel on Kings Dock. The restaurant specialises in meat and sea food dishes but says it does offer vegetarian dishes, the day we went, there was only one […] Read more…

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The Brasserie, Lancaster review

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On Wednesday we were invited* to The Brasserie in Lancaster. The Brasserie is the first part of transforming the Royal Kings Arms into a luxury boutique hotel.        There is a stunning bar area to the left as you walk in and to the right is the restaurant. The wooden tables are set […] Read more…

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Lifeway Kefir review

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Lifeway Kefir review. Four bottles led against grass, one original, one mango, one blueberry and one strawberry

We were recently sent* some bottles of Lifeway Kefir to review.     If, like me, you haven’t heard of Kefir, it is a live and active cultured milk smoothie. It is high in protein (100ml of Lifeway Kefir contains 3.2g of natural protein), calcium (one serving of Lifeway Kefir provides 30% of your daily […] Read more…

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L’Auberge de Jaure Review

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L'Auberge De Jaure review a tomato, cheese and olive salad

A couple of days ago I wrote about us finding a bargain dinner of 4 courses with wine for €14 at Ange and Lo in Villamblard. Today, we found another bargain 4 courses with wine for €14 in the neighbouring village of Jaure.  L’Auberge is on the corner as you are going through Jaure and […] Read more…

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Summit to Eat review

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Summit to Eat review a photo of the meals in yellow packaging

The lovely people at Summit to Eat sent* us a selection of their freeze-dried meals for when you are on the go. The selection that arrived included Pasta Bolognaise, Chicken Tikka with Rice, Chicken Fajita with Rice, Salmon and Broccoli Pasta, Scrambled Egg with Cheese and Morning Oats with Raspberry.  The packaging is very clear on the […] Read more…

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Blue Smoke on the Bay, Windermere

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  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…

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5 Top tips to minimise food waste

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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…

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