#Giveaway – Black Diamond Knife Block and Knives

Edge of Belgravia Diamond Knife Block

Give your Kitchen the Cutting Edge. Do you ever get kitchen-envy?  I know I do – when I see someone else with beautiful, sleek gadgets and accessories. Something like the creations of London designer, Christian Bird who created the Black Diamond knife block and Precision Chef Knives and who states that ‘I wanted to design […]

Hotel Chocolat New Sleekster #Giveaway

Hotel Chocolat Sleekster Range

The New Sleekster Range – Hotel Chocolat Giveaway: Summer is just about over – what better excuse can there be for a chocolate giveaway to cheer everyone up?  As if we ever need an excuse… Hotel chocolat have just launched a revised range of elegant chocolate boxes – their ‘sleekster’ range.  I didn’t realise that […]

EasiYo Yogurt Maker Review and #Giveaway

EasiYo and Yogurt

EasiYo Red – a New Yogurt Maker for an Easy Life: One of the few things I like for breakfast is yogurt.  Generally I eat plain Greek yogurt with just a dash of honey or a handful of granola.  It’s a simple start to the day.  I suspect my liking for yogurt comes from childhood […]

Win Tickets for the #OpihrHoliFest on 12th September


ONE LUCKY WINNER WINS A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE OPIHR SPONSORED HOLI FESTIVAL OF COLOURS AT QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK ON 12TH SEPTEMBER Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin has become the Official Gin Sponsor of the International Holi Festival of Colours. The Holi Festival is an Ancient Hindu religious Festival, signifying the victory of good over […]

Oxo Good Grips 24cm Frying Pan Review and #Giveaway:

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Finding the Perfect Pan – Oxo Good Grips Frying Pan: Whilst we all spend a lot of time searching for new gadgets and toys to use in the kitchen, sometimes it is worth remembering that getting the RIGHT basic products matters a whole lot more.  I use a frying pan almost every time I cook. […]

A View from the Shard #Giveaway

The Shard

The Shard – Already an Iconic London Landmark: I make no excuse for loving London.  Our city is vibrant, eclectic, packed with heritage sights and alive with both residents and tourists.  I was lucky enough to visit The Shard just before it was opened to the public and to get a preview of The View. […]

The Big Feastival – #Giveaway from AEG #TakeTasteFurther

AEG Big Feastival

The Big Feastival Ticket Giveaway: A few months back, London-Unattached’s resident rock-chick Sarah James wrote a summary of the music festivals this year.  The Big Feastival, a hybrid food and music festival held in the wilds of the Cotswolds is, for me, the most intriguing of events. Not only are there great music acts (Paloma […]

A Summer Selection from Cawston Press – Review and #Giveaway


Healthy Summer Drinks from Cawston Press: Although I don’t drink a lot of fruit juice, something I particularly enjoy is cold pressed apple juice.  It’s something that genuinely tastes ‘fresh’ even if it has come out of a bottle or can, much in the same way that frozen peas are almost indistinguishable from fresh.  And, […]

#Giveaway – Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

Balsamico and more

Aceto Balsamico di Modena from Due Vittorie Italians, like the French, seem to have an inate understanding of ‘terroir’ and the importance of the origin of certain products.  While I’ve long been convinced by wine, meat and cheese,  I can honestly say that until I was sent samples of particularly fine balsamic vinegar I might […]

IngenuiTEA – Enjoy the Perfect Cuppa #Giveaway

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IngenuiTEA – the Perfect Cup of Tea: My favourite way to make coffee is in a French Press or Cafetiere.  Although I love expresso machines, I tend toward the simple whether I am cooking or making a hot drink and for the most part I’d rather have the control that the French Press gives me […]