Category: Food & Drink

Sally’s creative cakes – a sweet visual treat

I am not one to resist eating a piece of delicious cake, and I happened upon the wonderful creative cakes of Sally Laker. incredibly creative cakes actually! I was pondering… How long do those take to make? How much patience do you need? How would someone dare someone put a knife into it even if delicious? Well, I asked this and more to Sally herself. From the desk of Sally….. My name is Sally and I run a cake company called Sally4Cakes based in Whitstable, Kent. I am the lady next door who is always covered in icing sugar. The...

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The food and cuisine of Azerbaijan

As far as travelling with food in mind, Azerbaijan cuisine is up there in the top of my list of favourites. Each visit I always look forward to some traditional favourites as well as seeking out some delicious new dish I haven’t tried yet. With Azerbaijan having 9 of the 11 world climate zones you can imagine this has led to variety, colour and flavour. A country where the greens are a very flavoursome joy to eat on their own, or the meat dishes that get my mouth watering every time. Some Azeri dishes have spread around the world...

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White Chocolate Raspberry Kiss

A few months ago we shared with you ‘The Chocolate Waterfall‘ cocktail by Cheri Loughlin, and created a great response from you all. Well, with chocolate, alcohol, coffee wonderfully mixed with other lovely ingredients, in a special way it of course led to many of you trying it out yourselves. We invited Cheri here to provide a new recipe, new cocktail with a hint of warmth and festive cheer and ingredients that sound absolutely wonderful… The White Chocolate Raspberry Kiss as she will now explain is a truly sublime mix for you to try From the desk of Cheri…………....

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Wiltshire – A Tour of The Wadworth Brewery

Whilst staying in the Green Dragon of the last post I got to taste some great beers that I had heard of but had not yet tried. Wadworth Brewery was a name I was seeing very frequently on establishments in the area. The beer had a great reputation in the south of England from Wiltshire and beyond the surrounding counties. Beers such as 6X and Henry’s Original IPA. I had gathered it was still a family run brewery from the heart of wiltshire in Devizes. That was just down the road.. time to take a tour At this point...

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Food Heaven at The Hand and Flowers – Marlow

Marlow is a charming town in rural-England, complete with leafy parks, statuesque houses and the Thames meandering its way through the centre. But we’re not here for Marlow; we’re here for the food. The Hand and Flowers is Tom Kerridge’s two Michelin starred gastropub and the destination of our foodie pilgrimage. After a sun-filled day, my boyfriend and I relax into the rustic country pub, with wooden beams and a cosy atmosphere to match. A ‘happy anniversary’ card awaits us at our table; a nice touch. Our waiter is friendly, helpful and brimming with the enthusiasm and recommendations about...

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The Chocolate Waterfall – A Delectable Cocktail

Anyone that knows me will know I love three things…. Coffee, chocolate and a tipsy drink… Imagine my delight when I asked a wonderful friend Cheri Loughlin, a mixologist, cocktail maker extraordinaire if she could make a gorgeous cocktail with all three! And… yes. she produced a gorgeous recipe for us here. Without hesitation I shall pass you over to Cheri and this chocolate heaven. From the desk of Cheri Loughlin.. When I was a little girl I loved candy and I loved to read. So the book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, was like the...

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