This competition is now closed! The winners are: 1st prize Chimera Advent Calendar: Cherry Edwards (via website) 2nd prize Luxury Truffles Advent Calendar: Ren aka glitter_fizz (via Instagram) ____________________________________ There is chocolate, and then there is Artisan du Chocolat, and I know … Continue reading Artisan du Chocolat at Christmas – Win one of two Advent Calendars!
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North Greenwich has its own pop-up Christmas market and event space until December 22nd. Just outside the tube station and mere metres away from the O2 Arena, a Peninsula Christmas offers much more than mulled wine and hot sausages and … Continue reading A Peninsula Christmas
Kew Gardens, the Royal Botanical Gardens in the South-West of London, is a special place any time of the year, but at Christmastime it becomes a magical place. When the sun goes down the garden transforms into a fairytale wonderland … Continue reading Kew Gardens Christmas Magic
German Christmas markets are a popular travel destination this time of year with people flocking to the wonderful big markets in Aachen, Cologne, Nuremberg, Munich, Dresden or Rothenburg ob der Tauber, but I if you have been to all of … Continue reading Christmas in Bad Berleburg
Last week we went along to a special Christmas evening at PAUL, the French bakery & café, at their Tower 42 branch in the City of London, one of the two London branches that also include a restaurant, to see … Continue reading Christmas with PAUL & Competition
Last week we had the pleasure of attending Aubaine’s Noël menu tasting at their Marylebone branch which was a very enjoyable evening of the most wonderful Provençal food and wines. Aubaine are relaxed all-day dining French brasseries with their own … Continue reading Un Noël Provençal Avec Aubaine
Remember when we told you last week about the exciting news that Kraken Black Spiced Rum was opening a pop-up shop & bar called ‘Think Ink Pines’, selling black Christmas trees and offering exclusive Kraken cocktails on Hackney Road? … Continue reading Kraken – Think Ink Pines – Pop-up Shop & Bar
During the rest of the year I am more of a cake baker, but as soon as December or the 1st Advent Sunday comes around – whatever happens first – I feel the urge to bake Christmas biscuits. It just … Continue reading That’s What I Call Christmas Biscuits 2015!
When I was a child and winters were still winters with lots of snow I loved to build igloos in our garden with my friends for us to play in. Walking into the ice cave of Grotto Outré at the … Continue reading Grotto Outré – A very different type of Christmas