August Feeding Boys Loves

Pimms Frozen Summer Crush

I’ve been sent all manner of things to try over the summer, so thought I’d round-up a few of the highlights for you to peruse… Pimms Frozen Summer Crush As soon as there’s even a snifter of summer I break out a jug of Pimms, so I was delighted to be sent something new in their range […]

The story of oats, from seed to bowl

Bircher Muesli made with Organic Mornflake Oats

A bowl of porridge has gone from being a fairly old-fashioned and humble breakfast to becoming a big part of the clean eating movement. These days porridge oats are served up by the foodie brigade as Granola, Bircher Muesli or Overnight Oats in on-trend glass jars and instagrammed and Pinned to the max! They look […]

Review: Optimum Froothie 9400

Quick Tomato and Roasted Pepper Sauce by Katie Bryson on

I made this beautiful jar of home made pasta sauce in my Optimum Froothie 9400, a commercial-grade super blender designed for longevity, versatility and BRAWN. Grrrrrrrrrr! Stronger, faster and more powerful than a Vitamix, the Optimum 9400 will set you up to make amazing soups, the silkiest smoothies, super smooth dips, nut butters, ice cream and […]

Review: Vitamix Professional Series 750

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What’s the big deal about the Vitamix? Power blenders are very hot in the culinary world right now. The so-called Eat Clean trend is gathering momentum, and these are the kind of gadgets that make smoothies, shakes and soups pretty much instantly. So  if you want to join the throngs of super shiny healthy people […]

November: Feeding Boys loves…

November Feeding Boys loves...

Welcome to November’s round of Feeding Boys loves… where I share the foodie related things i’ve loved in the last month that I think are good enough to recommend to you lovely lot. As Christmas is zooming up on the horizon I’ve put some good gifting ideas in with the mix to hopefully give you a […]

October: Feeding Boys Loves…

Hasslachers Hot Drinking Chocolate

This is my semi-regular review column where I share the foodie related things i’ve loved in the last month (or two). As a food blogger one of the main perks is being sent lots of products to try out, so I like to round-up the ones worth a try, and leave out the ones that […]

Food Styling Course at Leiths

Strawberry and Rosewater Jam, styled by Katie Bryson, photo by Stuart Ovenden

As a food writer and blogger, there’s an expectation that as well as being able to write about food, you’ll also be able to make it look amazing. It might appear straightforward, but believe me, after four years it’s still pretty challenging at times. Scattering herbs, fannying around with props, getting the light right, fiddling with […]

Review: Tools 4 School Kit

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What are they? The Tools 4 School Kit is a personalised wallet packed with personalised stationary. On the easy-to-use Stuck On You website you can pick out your favourite colour, design and font. What do you get? Large pocket pencil case made from durable poly canvas and fully lined. Two pockets to fit extra stuff and personalised with […]

This month Feeding Boys loves…

Gran Luchito chilli products

Gran Luchito new product alert I’m already a fan of their products using rare Mexican chillies. The paste is incredible stirred into mayo and brushed onto meat or halloumi and griddled, or mixed with butter and slathered on corn on the cob… there is no end to my experimentation. Their new lime chutney is even […]

Arlo’s One Direction birthday party

One Direction Party supplies from Tiger Feet Party

We threw Arlo a birthday party at the weekend. You know just a quiet affair. 32 children raging around a very humid parish hall  to the sounds of One Direction. Arlo had planned his party way back in February, and has been telling his classmates all about it for months. “One Direction are coming to […]