Win a chocolate making workshop with Virgin Experience Days


If you can’t get enough of eating chocolate this Easter, how would you like to get your hands chocolatey and have fun with a friend rolling some truffles?

Or if you prefer something more restrained, what about a champagne afternoon tea at the Ritz ? Or a [Read on...]

Mini bakers clean up with Mr Muscle


I’d be lying if I said we were a messy household. My husband has inherited a cleaning gene from his mother and it looks like it’s been passed on to Ted too.

We keep an old Mr Muscle squirter full of water (and marked as such) for Ted to play at “cleaning”. Which he [Read on...]

Britain’s best sugarcrafter Mich Turner on Britain’s Best Bakery


Mich Turner of Little Venice Cake Company is presenting new TV show Britain’s Best Bakery. I took a class with her and picked up these cake decorating tips. [Read on...]

Everyone Asda ‘ave an Extra Special Easter


Cooking courses at Leiths are sadly something I’ll probably never get to do. But for one evening at least I find out what cooking classes at Leith’s are like.

Extra special need not mean expensive and affordable need not mean sacrificing taste.

An ongoing partnership between Leith’s School of Food and [Read on...]

Home made Christmas gifts for foodies


Ideas for home made Christmas gifts; preserving fruit in alcohol; flavoured oils and vinegars, chocolate truffles, sable biscuits, biscotti and florentines. [Read on...]

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