Love Hearts: Tips for Hosting a Dinner Party for Family and Friends Why are Vietnamese Dishes so Popular in London? 5 Festive Party Canapés for Your Catering Staff to Prepare Ideas for Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Dinners The Kitchen at the Heart of the Modern Family Home

Love Hearts: Tips for Hosting a Dinner Party for Family and Friends

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” – Oscar Wilde We all have different ways we show and appreciate that we love and are loved by our partners, family, and friends. The importance of understanding how people experience relationships is so vital that […]

Why are Vietnamese Dishes so Popular in London?

Have you ever wondered why Vietnamese restaurants are all over the place, especially in London? As you drive along the busy streets to find a place to eat, you will realise that Vietnamese restaurants are everywhere. There are a lot of reasons why they are abundant in the city. To begin with, there are quite […]

5 Festive Party Canapés for Your Catering Staff to Prepare

Christmas season means dinner parties full of festive food. If you decide to host a party during the holidays, contending with gifts to wrap, decorating the tree and writing Christmas cards can leave little time to prepare your food and drink.  Consider hiring catering staff who can serve tasty canapés at your party that will […]

Ideas for Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Dinners

  Are you tired of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner? If getting up early to prepare turkey, stuffing and gravy just does not sound appealing, give one of these non-traditional Thanksgiving dinner ideas a try. You never know; this could be the start of a whole new family tradition. TV and Munchies Thanksgiving If it has […]

The Kitchen at the Heart of the Modern Family Home

The modern family spends less time together than they did 20 years ago. The advances in modern technology, coupled with the demands of work and school life, means there are constant sources of distraction that lead people away from that precious family time. Consequently, developers are now under pressure to build homes that provide space […]

Learn How to Eat Out and Be Smart

Who doesn’t enjoy a meal out, either with business associates or family? There’s a reason why there are a lot of different restaurants scattered across the UK, even in some of the smaller towns. People basically get tired of cooking at home, and rightfully so. What better way to take a break from the drudgery […]

Put Some Meat on Your Mobile – Seriously!

There is no product that cannot be bought online. It includes things that depend upon freshness such as meat and fish. The consumer has bought into the idea of using the Internet for a great deal of shopping and suppliers have developed their business to adapt to this change in behaviour. Different people and religions […]

Lasagna – the ultimate comfort food

There is nothing like the aroma of a freshly-cooked lasagna to bring everyone in my house rushing to the dinner table. Served with a side salad, or maybe some garlic bread, the delicious combination of tomatoes, herbs, mince, pasta and, my family’s favourite part, a creamy béchamel sauce, all make this one of the ultimate […]

The Rationed Spirit Lives On

On 31st July 1970 the Royal Navy gave out the last ‘grog’ ration on HMS Endymion, a tradition that had become part of Royal Navy life. It was quite rightly thought that it was not conducive to concentrating on the job at hand. Happily it is a drink that continues to be popular in leisure […]

Ways to tell if the food we eat is healthy

Many of us do our best to stick to a healthy, balanced diet but with complicated packaging, confusing food labels and misleading marketing campaigns, it isn’t always easy. Sometimes the foods we think are good for us can in fact have hidden ingredients that boost the calorific value and undo any of the nutritional benefits […]