First Harvest - Allotment Diary

The first produce from the plot for 2016 is in and it's rhubarb!
While I am very excited that the allotment is starting to produce again I'm not that excited about the rhubarb, I think we may have over done it last year.

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We still have rhubarb in the freezer from last 2015, we had a long prolific rhubarb season last year and I made every rhubarb dish I could think of crumble, ice cream, chutney, even lamb shanks with rhubarb.

Gourmio Authentic Italian Delivered Review


Last week I tried out the fabulous Gourmio box. It's a recipe box containing all of the ingredients that you need to put together some amazing Italian dishes.

Afternoon Tea at Patisserie Valerie


For our anniversary we headed off to Patisserie Valerie for afternoon tea.
I've had a lot of afternoon tea but what really stood out about the one at Patisserie Valerie was the balance.

Egg Rolling at Easter



Our family has lots of fun little traditions but the one that is most looked forward to is rolling our Easter eggs.
We decorate hard boiled eggs with colouring pencils then roll them around in the grass until they crack.

M&S Valentine Meal Deal Review


I tried the Marks and Spencer's Valentine's Day Dine in meal deal for two for £20.