Stellar Cookware review

If you’re a baker you’ll know that good quality bakeware is an essential, but it’s not always the most expensive item that has the best performance. Baking reguarly I not only need something that has good results (if I had a pound for every time something has stuck to the bottom of a tin I’d…

Top 5 Valentine’s Day gifts for foodies

Finding Valentine’s Day gifts can be a complete mind-field. From the cringe to the downright disgusting, sifting your way through is hard work. So, I’ve tried and tested the best products for foodies this Valentine’s Day and have listed my top 5 below (and pre-warning, it includes a lot of chocolate). Slim Prosecco A bottle…

Perfect Christmas gifts for foodies

It’s December this weekend, and I can almost taste the turkey and cranberry sauce already. Forgive me if you think I’m early, but I like to get everything sorted and sent to the North Pole early so I can enjoy the whole festive season without getting bogged down with shopping. To give you a bit…

Review: The Big Family Cooking Showdown

Since Love Productions controversially sold the Great British Bake Off to Channel 4 earlier this year, the BBC have been planning their replacement. Last week they unveiled their first episode which I unfortunately missed (not sure how I wasn’t aware it was on) but I did manage to tune into this week’s instalment. Just like…

Review: Tier Nottingham

On Saturday I had the pleasure of trying out one of Nottingham’s newest bars, Tier. Based on Pelham Street (just opposite the Bodega), you’ll find a menu full of cheese toasties and cocktails with a great happy hour deal (£4 between 5pm and 9pm). You’ll be lucky to get a table, as there were only…

Product of the month: Aldi Special Buy Utensils

If the fact that The Great British Bake Off is making a TV comeback next week wasn’t exciting enough, Aldi has a new Bake Off range in stores and online (while stocks last). This week I got the chance to try some of their ‘Show Stopper Baking Utensils’ which, priced at £1.99 each seem pretty…

Product of the month: OXO strawberry huller

Strawberries have to be one of the best gifts of the earth, and at this time of the year they taste especially delicious. When I’m in a rush, which is more often than not, I always seem to waste a lot of my strawberries when preparing them. That’s why when I came across the OXO…