Tag: food

Discover wine at Carluccio’s: Wine Explorers showcase

On Thursday, I was invited up to London to the Carluccio’s in Covent Garden to discover wine at their Wine Explorers Showcase. Until 1st October, you can try something new at Carluccio’s and get a bottle of Italian wine you may not have tried before for just £10 with your …

Dear Ocado, forgive me

I’m so, so sorry I left you. So enraged was I with the prospect of paying £6 per month for delivery that in a hasty, ill-thought-out move, like a spurned lover I cancelled and left our relationship right there and then. You didn’t even try to tempt me to stay. …

Dolmio #ThankGoodness challenge: Three easy peasy family recipes

An email popped into my inbox asking whether I’d be interested in taking part in the Dolmio #ThankGoodness Challenge.  I have written before (extensively) about how getting toddlers to eat vegetables is an exercise in futility. If something happens to show a passing resemblance to a vegetable… Well then. Off …

The toddler of the future: Ten design flaws to smooth out

I love my toddlers, they’re remarkable. Watching them develop, learn and grow is one of the most fun parts of being a parent; on my list it’s my second favourite after bedtime. One day they’re a teeny tiny helpless baby, the next they are running away from you in the …

The £2 challenge with Zamcog and Voucherbox

Could you feed your family for a day for £2 a head? My initial thought was that, no, there is no way I could do that. To feed everyone for £8 a day, even thought two are not quite full sized yet, sounded impossible. These kids eat a lot, but they are …

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