Review: Warburtons Half & Half Term kit

Warburton's Half and Half term kit

Warburtons Half & Half and Olympic triathletes and brothers Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee have come up with a half term pack for kids,  and sent one to the Feeding Boys household for us to try. The pack was stuffed with things to entertain the boys this holiday – including the brothers’ top 20 ideas to get kids […]

Review: flavoured chocolates

Cadbury Dairy Milk with Daim and Oreo

I’ve had a couple of chocolate samples through this week to try… Marmite Very Peculiar Milk Chocolate I adore marmite, especially on hot buttered toast, but in chocolate? Really?! The smell of marmite hits you as you open the packet which is a little offputting. When you eat it the first taste is the sweetness […]

October product reviews

Dunelm Tala kids baking set

Here’s a round-up of some of the best products i’ve had the pleasure of being introduced to this month that you might want to consider sticking in your basket… Tesco Finest The posh range at Tesco has been on the go for 15 years now, so the supermarket bigwigs have decided to buff it up […]

Review: cooking apps

Leiths Kitchen Wizard

I’ve got a couple of cooking apps to tell you about – one for grown ups and one aimed at kiddliwinks… Henri Le Worm app Created by Oliver Blanc (son of Raymond) and Charlotte Salt, voiced by Simon Pegg with recipes from Raymond Le Blanc – it’s a safe bet that the quality of this […]

Bramble jelly

Bramble jelly on

Our good friends have just moved to a new place with a truly magical garden, filled with apple trees and blackberry bushes. The children had a smashing Enid Blytonesque time running around the garden, climbing trees, duelling with sticks and picking the fruit that went into this beautiful clear jam. Bramble jelly is one of my […]

Is organic food worth it?

Organic groceries

I’ve been challenged by the Organic Naturally Different campaign to come up with a meal plan using a collection of organic food that got delivered to my door this week. The idea is to show that while organic food costs more, it’s possible to stretch the ingredients with a bit of clever menu planning so […]

Review: My Feast

My feast with Peter Kuruvita

Another review from my fellow foodies at Northfields Cook Book Club… this time member Ellinor Fitzgibbon got her hands on Peter Kuruvita’s tome of recipes from the Far East… My Feast  By Peter Kuruvita Published by Hardie Grant Books £25 Who is it for? This is a grown up cook book for someone with plenty […]

Christmas in July at Tesco

Tesco savoury Christmas treats

It might seem like an alien concept, but food writers and bloggers across the land get excited about Christmas when the sun is shining… yes Christmas in July sees the round of press shows from food retailers keen to showcase their trends for the coming festive season. Tesco put on an impressive display of their […]

Review: The Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast

Northfields Cook Book Club is still going strong, the Facebook page is gathering new members and i’m hoping for a big turn-out at the next meeting which is going to be a Vintage Tea Party fundraiser for The Children’s Society, and the theme, shall be CAKE! If you’re local to West London and fancy joining […]

Summer product review round up

Infused sugars from Sainsbury's

While i’m off entertaining those boys of mine I thought I’d leave you with a little round-up of some of the products that have found their way to Feeding Boys HQ this summer: Sainsbury’s Taste The Difference infused sugars Great for adding an extra flavour dimension to your baking projects, they come in vanilla, lavender […]