7 Perfect Picnic Locations for National Picnic Week

National Picnic Week offers tips, advice, recipes and other information to encourage people to get outside, find great local al fresco dining sites and enjoy the perfect picnic. Food really does taste better outdoors, and there are few better ways of making the most of the summer! So here are a few recommendations for the … More 7 Perfect Picnic Locations for National Picnic Week

International Scotch Day – Exploring Scotland’s single malt distilleries

Made from its water and barley, infused with the earth and aged in the air, the whiskies of Scotland are as life-affirming, rich and enchanting as the land itself. And with countless variations in the landscape and climate influencing the taste, body and nose of a single malt, to get a complete portrait of Scotland’s … More International Scotch Day – Exploring Scotland’s single malt distilleries

How to Host the Ultimate Burns Night Celebration

Not just a celebration of the life and work of the ‘Scottish Bard’, Burns Night (25 January) is a great opportunity for a get-together to celebrate Scotland, eat some lovely food and enjoy a ‘wee dram’ or two. Whether formal or informal, a Burns Night celebration will normally involve raising a glass of whisky, a … More How to Host the Ultimate Burns Night Celebration

Britain in 10 Bakes – a tasty tour of the UK

Missing the Great British Bake Off already? We’re here to ease the pain with 10 different cakes and bakes from around Britain. Take a tasty tour of the UK below! Cornish Pasty – Cornwall No cutlery required for our first bake, the famous Cornish pasty. Only pasties shaped like the letter ‘D’ with ingredients of … More Britain in 10 Bakes – a tasty tour of the UK

Different Ways to Enjoy Pumpkins! – Recipes & more

The time honoured tradition of carving is well-known, but what about other ways to enjoy pumpkin? Here are just a few ideas to help you think about pumpkins in a different way! Make a snack out of the seeds! Hollow out the pumpkin and you are left with something that doesn’t look too appetising! Not … More Different Ways to Enjoy Pumpkins! – Recipes & more

Food Festivals for August Bank Holiday Weekend 2017

Lichfield Food Festival, Staffordshire, 26th – 28th August 2017 https://www.lichfieldfoodfestival.com Lichfield Food festival takes place in the centre of the Staffordshire city. Enjoy a smorgasbord of food and drink, with 100s of stalls offering breads to burgers, cheese to chutney and pies to Prosecco – the list is endless, plus entry is free! The Great British … More Food Festivals for August Bank Holiday Weekend 2017

Grape Expectations – Find your Ideal English Wine

While many of us tend to choose wines from European and New World countries, England’s wines are coming of age, rivaling – and even outshining –more established wine producing regions. Production of English wine now exceeds 5 million bottles per year, spread across more than 500 vineyards. In international competitions, it’s no longer unusual to … More Grape Expectations – Find your Ideal English Wine