Recipe – homemade sweet & sour chicken

I don’t know about you but I LOVE takeaways, but always feel a bit guilty about them. It’s not just the calories, it can be good to treat yourself, but it’s the cost of it all. So, I’ve been exploring some homemade versions of my favourite dishes, starting
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Review – Bourgee, Afternoon Tea on the Lawn [Essex & Suffolk]

 An afternoon tea with a lot of style and flare, this treat from Bourgee makes a real change from scones and tea, bringing the concept into the modern day.  Afternoon tea is a concept born in the nineteenth century by Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, who complained of
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Jackson & Rye Independence Day Feast – 3rd to 7th July

4th July is upon us and as such, means we should all indulge in a bit of a US-inspired feast. Our friends at Jackson and Rye are putting on a limited edition set menu to help you do just that. I’m afraid this really isn’t one for the veggies, as there’s just one
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Competition – 250 pairs of tickets for Eat & Drink Festival

We are excited to offer you a pair of free weekday tickets to the new Eat & Drink Festival taking place from 24th March – 9th April 2017 in London. The fabulous organisers of Eat & Drink are giving us a whopping 250 pairs of tickets to give away to Tasting Britain
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Food news – Less than 90 days ’til Christmas, so get ready for TASTE

Scary as it is, Christmas is just around the corner with less than 90 days to go (shocking)! But that means we are just weeks away from one of TB’s favourite foodie events of the year.  Taste of London puts on spectacular events, several times a year and all of which
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Best food festival in Essex returns this weekend

With a host of food and drink vedors from across Essex and the rest of the UK, as well as food demonstrations, celebrity chefs and music and entertainment; this festival makes a great day out for families and foodies alike.  Living in Essex, I’m proud of much of
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UK SME market is filling up with food

The UK SME market has boomed over the past decade, with the technology market especially making its mark on the world. But the technology market may need to watch out as a new list, showing the top 100 most promising SMEs in the UK, reveals more companies from the food and
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Cake and Bake wonderland hits the capital this weekend

This weekend the Cake & Bake show arrives in London once more. Head down to ExCeL for the UK’s biggest baking show, packed full of deliciously sweet treats, celebrity appearances and more stalls and shops that you can shake your wooden spoon at.  Some of this
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Win a meal for 2 at London-based Peruvian restaurant, Coya

The perfect prize for avocado lovers! Experience the delicious flavour and versatility of the foodies’ favourite fruit, the Peruvian Hass, during a meal for two at Coya London.  The Hass variety of avocado is the most popular in the world. They are oval shaped with
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Review – Beer and Buns, Bishopsgate [London]

I love East Asian cuisine and London is certainly full of options in this area, but all too often you are in a stuffy, over lit sushi bar or a pricey, fashion spot. But fear no more, in the heart of the Square Mile there’s a new addition, and it’s here to stay! Rating
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