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Do you find cooking for your family more of a chore than a pleasure?

Nutritionist Sarah Roberts from Feed the Family shares her top tips to make life simpler... "During my cookery classes for parents, I spend a lot of time talking to parents about the challenges they face when cooking for their family. Below I list the top five issues they face and my tips for overcoming them. [...]

By | November 21st, 2018|Family Life, Food & Drink|Comments Off on Do you find cooking for your family more of a chore than a pleasure?

Top Picnic Spots in Surrey

With so many spectacular locations in Surrey, it can sometimes be difficult to decide where to head for a picnic! So today we have put together a guide to some of our favourite picnic spots across Surrey, which are perfect for al fresco dining with friends and family this summer. Best Places to Picnic in [...]

By | August 8th, 2018|Food & Drink|Comments Off on Top Picnic Spots in Surrey

Tips for arranging a summer party

We are loving this glorious weather and what better way to enjoy it than having family and friends over for a summer party. We have all dreamt about being the perfect, calm hostess. You know: the one who sets an immaculate table, whips up homemade tasty dishes from scratch and gracefully mingles with guests without [...]

By | June 7th, 2018|Family Life, Food & Drink|Comments Off on Tips for arranging a summer party

Tips for hosting a great party this season

Christmas and New Year’s Eve provide the perfect excuse for inviting people round for a gathering. It can be tricky however to pick the dishes to put on your menu and work out how much drink to get in stock - as you certainly wouldn't want to run out! So we have put together some [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|Food & Drink|Comments Off on Tips for hosting a great party this season

Keep The Fizz Fizzing This Christmas

Celebrate being with family and friends this festive period and raise a glass of something sparkling. Here are some tips on how to keep the fizz fizzing this Christmas… 1.       To avoid wasting precious fizz when opening the bottle; loosen the wire cage but leave it on and put your thumb over the cork. Hold the [...]

By | December 9th, 2017|Food & Drink|Comments Off on Keep The Fizz Fizzing This Christmas

Breweries in Surrey

There are some really fantastic local independent brewers in Surrey, all of whom are passionate and innovative when it comes to crafting the perfect beer. Some breweries offer guided tours where you can enjoy the sweet aroma of hops and even better taste the end product! Whether you fancy a day out with family or [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Food & Drink|Comments Off on Breweries in Surrey

Wine Tasting in Surrey

It sounds very exotic and certainly different from a few years ago that we can visit a vineyard just down the road from where we live and sample amazing local wines. In recent years, we have seen a dramatic growth in the production of English wines and Surrey is home to some great award winning [...]

By | July 29th, 2017|Food & Drink|Comments Off on Wine Tasting in Surrey

Choosing the right wine for the festive period

Once again it is that time of year when we are looking to stock up on wine, champagne and spirits for the festive season! Whether you fancy being the hostess with the mostess or finding the ideal gift for friends and family, today's post is one for you. I personally find wine buying a bit [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Events, Food & Drink|Comments Off on Choosing the right wine for the festive period

Surrey Food & Drink Festivals 2016

Why not tantalise your taste buds and sample some of Surrey's wonderful and varied produce on offer at one of the many interesting food and drink festivals this summer. Having recently visited the Chilli & Cheese festival in Shalford Park in Guildford, it has reignited my love for delicious and flavoursome locally produced food, which [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Food & Drink|Comments Off on Surrey Food & Drink Festivals 2016