Fabulous Food & Drink delivered Direct to your Door #Review

Fabulous Food Deliveries delivered Direct to your Door #Gifted

Home food delivery services have increased in popularity due to the coronavirus pandemic.  However, with restrictions slowly easing it is important not to forget all those brilliant brands that made our lives so much easier with their commitment and dedication to deliver us some amazing doorstep deliveries.

With ever increasingly busy lifestyles, a home delivery can take off some of that pressure and strain of having to head out to do the supermarket shop.

In no particular order here are my personal recommendations…

Direct From the Farm

Direct from Farm to plate, these three brands bring quality produce direct from the farm for you and your family to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Pikt

Pikt founded by Matt are an independent family-owned business who values people and the planet before profit.  They focus on treating everyone fairly which I absolutely love.

The Pikt team specialist skill set and continuing commitment to bring organic to the people means that Pikt have impressively attained Plastic-Free Trust Mark Certified, Soil Association Certified and B-Corp Certified. 

An amazing achievement that demonstrates their ethics and values meaning that they are actively committed to social change, taking care of both our planet and people.

All their fabulous fresh fruits and vegetables are delivered in environmentally friendly, presented in plastic free fully recyclable wrap, and are 100% Organic too.

Eversfield Organic

Ellacott farm located in the Devon village of Bratton Clovelly on the edge of Dartmoor is the home of the amazing Eversfield Organic founded by Mark.

Now Eversfield Organic has seen continued growth and produces a whole range of fabulous foodie goodies including their fresh fruit and vegetable boxes, that are delivered direct to your door, perfect for delicious and delightful meals at home.

Organic is better for our planet and people, Eversfield use sustainable organic farming measures and are continually working to reduce their environmental impacts by reducing waste, you can even return your packaging for free!

Using organic farming systems eliminate all synthetic and petroleum-based pesticides and fertilisers which reduces soil and water contamination helping to achieve a natural balance so that nature and wildlife can exist and thrive alongside commercial organic farming.

Fairfield’s Farm

Fairfields Farms families have been farming in East Anglia for three generations on scenic and stunning farmland across the Colne Valley just north of Colchester in Essex.

From field to farm, the lovely Laura & Robert work hard to produce their delicious homegrown potatoes and their yummy hand cooked crisps offering nationwide delivery anywhere on the British mainland.

Now, Fairfields farm have an exciting range of super subscription packages so you can get a regular delivery of your favourite potatoes and crisps.

Crisps are hand cooked on the farm to make sure that they meet the highest standards which is why they are BRC Grade AA accredited.

The Fairfields Farm potatoes are perfect for Baking, Roasting, Chipping, Boiling and Mashing, so you can get creative in the kitchen creating great value family meals.

Easy Meal Kits

After a busy week sometimes you just want to sit back, relax and chill, so make your weekend cooking easy with these three marvellous meal kits including brilliant burgers, perfect pasta and pizza.

Honest Burgers at home

Bag yourself some of the burger brilliance, but in the comfort of your home with the Honest Burgers at Home service, yes you heard me right!  The legends over at Honest have managed to create a burger bonanza that is delivered directly to your door, perfect for a cosy night in.

They have a range of kits to suit all tastes such as meat, vegan and gluten free buns if needed, so bring on those burgers! And if that’s not impressive enough you also get an Honest canvas tote bag thrown in for good measure too.

Their burgers are stuff of dreams and they cover a range of dietary requirements such as vegetarian and vegan, so once you have gone Honest you won’t want to back to burger normality. 

Pasta Evangelists

Pasta Evangelists a London based business headed up by co-founder Alessandro CEO and Chris head of Operations & finance with their team of lovely Pasta enthusiasts offer Pasta subscriptions and gifts with delivery direct to your door.

The brand chave three food heavy weight who are official Evangelists and also co-founders in their business including, the Times restaurant critic and columnist Giles Coren, founder of Leith’s School of Food & Wine and Great British Bake-off celeb Prue Leith and food critic & MasterChef judge William Sitwell.

Birtellis

The brilliant Birtellis Pizza geniuses have got together to produce a Pizza at Home service, with a range of dietary options such as gluten free and vegan, so you can now enjoy crafted artisan pizza made from the finest natural British ingredients in the comfort of your home.

As a family owned independent, they are a passionate bunch who prepare and bake good, honest and natural using quality producers and suppliers who fit with their greener and ethical ethos.

Impressively 96% of their packaging is plastic free and they are making continued efforts to get the other 4% onboard too.  Everything delivered can be eaten, reused, recycled and composted.

Pantry & Treats

Get those cupboards stocked and enjoy some super scrummy treats at home with an afternoon tea, pies, hampers and Vegan pantry must haves.

Piglets pantry

Piglet’s Pantry, founded by Jo, is an amazing Award-Winning food producer, who make hand filled pies, handmade sausage rolls, cakes, and biscuits, based in Worthing West Sussex.

Piglet’s delivery brilliantly boxed Afternoon Teas direct to your door in their signature pretty pink Piglet’s packaging, they cater for a variety of dietary needs such as vegetarian and Vegan afternoon teas which will delight and definitely not disappoint.

Piglets also offer pies and rolls galore, impressively, Piglet’s beat over 100 pie makers in the UK and several exciting pie-offs to win the contract to supply Brighton & Hove Albion FC, moving into the American Express Community Stadium to hand-make 2,500 pies per game!

The Vegan Pies, rolls and Vegan Tear and share roll with the lush dipping sauce are all absolutely amazing and make for some scrummy comfort food.

Clearspring

Clearspring have been in the industry for over 25 years, they are a fabulous family-owned business, with a particular expertise in sourcing authentic Japanese foods.

Offering delivery direct to your door, Clearspring products help sustainable agriculture by supporting organic farmers and artisan food producers.  By caring for the eco-system and enriching the soil, Clearspring work towards protecting the world for future generations to come.

Clearspring products are all Vegan, dairy and refined sugar free and a selection of products are also gluten free too, so you are in good hands.  The extensive range of fabulous foodie items on offer is impressive stuff and introduces customers to a range of Vegan foodie loveliness.

Prestige Hampers

Prestige Hampers have been in the business a while, so know their stuff and when it comes to all things gifting. They offer delivery direct to your door so make gifting easy.

Hampers are a perfect way to gift to family, friends, employees and of course our loved ones, so they can enjoy a bit of indulgence at home.


Offering a variety of hampers to suit a range of dietary needs such as Gluten free, Vegan, non-alcoholic and so much more,

Now whether you are after some farm fresh produce, a fun and easy meal kit, a sweet treat or to simply stock up the pantry, I am sure that you will agree these nine brilliant brands, that all over delivery direct to your door, have you covered.

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Melanie xx

Help the People, the Planet and get Healthy with Pikt Fresh Organic Fruits and Veggies #Review

Help the People, the Planet and get Healthy with Pikt Fresh Organic Fruits and Veggies #Gifted

Pikt’s founder Matt has a wealth of knowledge, expertise and experience, in 2011 Matt started SunFresh Produce ltd, that still supplies organic fruits and veggies to the leading UK supermarkets.  The reason for Pikt is to have that personable direct relationship with people like you and me delivering all these healthy gorgeous goodies direct to your door.  

By supporting Pikt you are supporting an independent family-owned business who values people and the planet before profit.  They focus on treating everyone fairly which I absolutely love.

In the summer of 2018, Pikt went along to the food festival in Battersea Park, London, Matt went along with his better half Sam photographed in their converted Rice horse trailer aka ‘Battle Wagon’, and the asked the people what they need/want hence the ‘ORGANIC FOR THE PEOPLE’ event tag.

The Pikt team specialist skill set and continuing commitment to bring organic to the people means that Pikt have impressively attained Plastic-Free Trust Mark Certified, Soil Association Certified and B-Corp Certified.  An amazing achievement that demonstrates their ethics and values meaning that they are actively committed to social change, taking care of both our planet and people.

All their fabulous fresh fruits and vegetables are delivered in environmentally friendly, presented in plastic free fully recyclable wrap, and are 100% Organic too, so I am confident that you will agree their produce looks lovely, it tastes pretty lush too.  

Talk about going the extra mile, Pikt are also committed to being NETZERO 3030 and they provide provide Carbon Netural delivery with DPD.

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My Best York Hotels #Review

My Best York Hotels March 2020 #Gifted

It has been a challenging 12 months to say the least, so while restrictions are slowly being eased why not take some timeout to plan your exciting UK Staycation right in the heart of Yorkshire.

Founded at the confluence of the rivers Foss and Ouse, with an eclectic mix of Georgian, Medieval and Victorian characteristics, the wonderful walled city of York, with winding quaint, narrow streets and snickleways, has been perfectly preserved making it a picturesque location which combines historical heritage with sophisticated, contemporary amenities.

Known as Eoforwick to the Saxons, Eboracum to the Romans and then invaded by the Vikings who coined the name Jorvik, York is a city steeped in history and charm, an architectural Aladdin’s cave of all things historic, but is an ever-evolving city which offers a range of exciting events, activities, museums and restaurants.

Now all you need is a super fabulous hotel, for your staycation, so you can take advantage of all that York has to offer.  In no particular order here are all my marvellous recommendations…

The Principal York

The Principal Hotel, located in an enviable postcode in the heart of York, with views of the Minster, is only a few small steps away from York Train station, so this is the perfect place to stay, play and enjoy your stay the Yorkshire way.

Steeped in history, old school charm and character this place will not disappoint.  The breath-taking building with grandeur and grace stands dominant and proud.  The gorgeous and glowing golden building emits the feeling of warmth and an even warmer welcome awaits from the Principal York team who go the extra mile so you can enjoy a first-class experience.

The restorations and refurbishments, carried out by award-winning interior architects Goddard Littlefair, have remained sympathetic to the original period features retaining the buildings elegance and natural charm.

As you can see by the Christmas tree and stunning decorations, the Principal York really do pull out all the stops, bells and whistles and all.

Enjoy some food in the yummy onsite restaurant, go for a dip in the pool, enjoy some you time in the jacuzzi or take a stroll around the gorgeous grounds which have that secret garden feel.  These vast sprawling gardens are an ideal hub in which to escape the hustle and bustle of York and have some rest and relaxation time.

Guy Fawkes Inn

We all remember the 1605 attempt to blow up parliament and the ‘Remember, remember, the 5th of November, Gunpowder, Treason and Plot’.

Now it is your chance to relive history in the shoes of Guy Fawkes and enjoy a unique experience by staying in the alleged birthplace of the notorious Guido Fawkes conspiracy plotter aka Guy Fawkes.

The Guy Fawkes medieval Inn is located within a prime spot adjacent to the York Minster Cathedral in York city centre and with a bar and restaurant onsite you have all that you need.

Our fabulous four poster room had bags of character including the most amazing four poster bed and 3 large windows with the most wonderful views of the majestic York Minster cathedral – just breath-taking and the ideal photo opportunity.

Hotel Indigo York

Located on one of the oldest streets in York, the Hotel Indigo York, in the Walmgate neighbourhood is a beautiful boutique hotel hub which also has an onsite bar and restaurant too so you are all sorted.

Décor takes inspiration from York’s historic rich chocolatey past and heritage and this theme is clearly carried on once you step into your room, as the bedoom area was stunning with decor centralising around York’s history, the attention to detail and finishing touches made all the difference.

The most superior rooms are finished to a high specification with quality fixtures and fittings creating a lovely snug stay and made even better by the friendly and fabulous York Indigo team.

Get bubbly in your superior room deep sunken standalone bath with plush complimentary toiletries and there is even a wonderful walk in double person shower with side spray jets and rainfall showers, so you feel fresh , fabulous and ready for another day enjoying your York adventures.

The Judges Lodging’s

Think relaxed luxury, charm and elegance, the Judge’s Lodging located in the heart of York city centre are perfectly situated in the main hub for easy access to all the city’s main attractions.

A gorgeous Grade I listed building, a Georgian townhouse steeped in charm and history, whereby the building’s origins date back to 1710 when it was built as a private residence.

Eventually, after the passing of the owner, the building became the residence of judges attending the Assize court sessions and remained so until around 1976.

Our refurbished room was a snug hub with bath tub was made even better with a Minister View and then a visit to their onsite private dining alpine lodge wooden cabins – a must do experience for sure!

Marmadukes Townhouse Hotel

Looking for a chic, sophisticated and an elegant place to stay in York, the 4 star AA rated Marmadukes Townhouse Hotel is the perfect place to rest your head, enjoy a romantic break or time with family and friends.

Situated minutes from York’s ancient Roman walls this Victorian hotel, that previously belonged to a Victorian gentleman, has all the charm and character one would expect.

The cosy countryside feel to the place provides a snug cosy hub and a hideaway to enjoy a peaceful and tranquil break away.  There is even the onsite resident cuddly resident Mr Bear to make you feel right at home.

Providing a range of guest accommodations, opting for a breath-taking beautiful four poster room is a rather regal, sophisticated and a perfect place to spend your time while in York.  Sit down and get scribbling at the writing desk to update your journal notes about your York adventures.

Novotel York Centre 

Novotel York Centre, situated close to the historic city walls and overlooking the beautiful banks of the River Foss, is a fabulous four-star hotel.  Recently, the hotel has carried out extensive quality refurbishment to the property providing guests with an even more fabulous experience.

Take a dip in the pool, then why not enjoy dinner at the Gourmet Bar and retire to the lounge to simply sit back and chill out.  Decor a mixture on industrial and retro chic, the perfect place to play, picture or people watch.

The newly renovated Junior Suite really is something else, a spacious open plan contemporary family hub to kick back and relax in as you plan all your amazing York adventures.

The bathroom is super large includes double sinks, vanity mirrors, deep sunken bath, separate stand up shower unit and complimentary toiletries.

 Lamb & Lion Inn

The lovely Lamb & Lion Inn, just around the corner from York’s art gallery and York Theatre Royal literally is an Historic homely hub providing a home away from home experience.  The team always provide a warm welcome, so much so you feel that you have just stepped into a friends home.

The four-star Inn, adjoining Bootham Bar at one of the four key Roman Gateways to York’s Walls is steeped in historic charm and character, ideal place to stay of you want to be in the heart of the historic action.

Get cosy beside the coal fire, as night falls and enjoy their super scrummy pub grub such as the classic fish and chips and a pint of ale.

Our rather regal and relaxed room elegantly presented in muted shades looked amazing and was in touching distance of the York city historic walls. a unique and exciting experience.

Moxy York

Think perky personality with a hint of pink, Moxy York located within the city centre is the perfect place for a stay in York any time of the year.

Moxy sleeper rooms have all you need, but Moxy is all about the main hub downstairs which consists of a huge bar, lobby and lounge area with Plug and Meet gathering areas, huge 56-inch televisions, the ideal place to relax, work or play.

We previously stayed over New Years and the place felt festive and fabulous, as they go all out on the decks with the stunning Christmas tree and the super cool swinging chill chair, we were so glad to spend New Years Eve with such a fabulous and friendly bunch or guys and gals.

Décor is cool and quirky with guitars on the wall and Beatles books which I loved! Moxy have embraced York and the York themed details throughout the hotel is brilliant including the gym lockers and Viking wall art. “Imagination is the highest kite you can fly” the last artwork seen before leaving and I agree this place is a fun vibrant hub and a perfect place to stay.

The Grange Hotel 

The Grange Hotel York, a classic Regency townhouse with a luxury boutique feel, formally known as Bootham Grange was built and occupied by the wealthy Richardsons in 1829.  In 1989 Jeremy and Viven Caseel converted the building, into the luxury four-star hotel, opening to the public in 1990.

The opulent reception consists of a plush period sitting area along with a spiral style staircase.  The grandeur continues into the marvellous Morning regency room, with typical English décor, for a traditional afternoon tea.

A breathtakingly stunning room ideal for relaxing, recharging and refreshing after another day of exciting York adventures.

After dinner pull up a chair by the real roaring fireplace, get cosy and settle in for the evening before retiring back to your onsite accommodations.

Now you have seen my best York hotel picks, all that is left is for you to get planning your York staycation.

Thank you for reading 🙂

Melanie xx

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Mother’s Day at Home with Prestige Hampers #Review

Mother’s Day at Home with Prestige Hampers: March 2021 #Gifted

After a challenging 12 months and with Mother’s Day approaching, it is important to take time to celebrate this special occasion and make sure that our marvellous mothers still have a lovely day at home.

Send some smiles to your mum with Prestige hampers who have a range of fabulous and drink hampers to suit all dietary needs, so your mum can indulge, enjoy and feel like number one.

Veritably Vegan Hamper

Perfect for all the Vegan mummies, the vibrant Veritably Vegan hamper is jam packed with lots of yummy Vegan treats all presented in beautiful brown wicker basket.

Included within the hamper are sweet treats such as Brave Dark Choc Roasted Chickpea 30g, Melting Pot Vegan Handmade Fudge Madagascar Vanilla 90g, Mrs Crimble’s 6 Vegan Macaroons 195g, Ooh! Chocolata Original Dairy Free & Vegan Milk Chocolate 50g and The Dormen Moments Blend No. 3 Cashews, Cranberries & Coconut 45g.

There are also some savouries thrown in too the Indie Bay Superseeds Crunchy Pretzels 26g and Mr Filbert’s Marinated Olives with Lemon & Oregano 65g.

Gorgeously Gluten and Wheat Free Hamper 

This stunning gluten and wheat free hamper presented in a gorgeous gold wire basket makes for a perfect Mother’s Day gift.

Your mum can indulge her sweet tooth with the lovely Lovemore Gluten Free Shortbread Fingers 125g, Radfords Handmade West Country Crumbly Butter Fudge 113g, Guppy’s Chocolates Orange Shards 90g and a Lovemore Gluten Free Genoa Slab Cake!

The hamper contents are perfect for a mum’s movie night in at home as also included within the hamper are the Easy Bean Moroccan Spice Chickpea Crispbread 110g, Mr Filbert’s Honey & Peppercorn Mixed Nuts 50g, Mrs Bridges Red Pepper & Garlic Salsa 100g and some yummy Yorkshire Crisps in Worcester Sauce 100g presented in this lovely tube decorated with an illustration of York Shambles.

Due to dietaries do double check the contents for suitability and if you have any questions contact the lovely Prestige hampers team directly.

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Know Where Your Food Comes From with Eversfield Organic #Review

Know Where Your Food Comes From with Eversfield Organic: March 2021 #Gifted

We should care about not only what we eat, but also the providence of our food.  Having a healthy transparent food relationship and understanding the farming process shows care, respect and an appreciation for how our food goes from farm to plate.

Ellacott farm located in the Devon village of Bratton Clovelly on the edge of Dartmoor is the home of the amazing Eversfield Organic founded by Mark.

The farmland had suffered the effects from years of intensive farming, so Mark with the help of his family dedicated and devoted all their energies and efforts into nurturing the farm back to an abundance of natural healthiness just as nature intended.

Two years later after laying fencing, replanting miles and miles of hedgerow and impressively planting over 30,000 trees the farm was given organic certification and is 100% traceable.

Now Eversfield Organic has seen continued growth and produces a whole range of fabulous foodie goodies including their fresh fruit and vegetable boxes, that are delivered direct to your door, perfect for delicious and delightful meals at home.

Organic is better for our planet and people, Eversfield use sustainable organic farming measures and are continually working to reduce their environmental impacts by reducing waste, you can even return your packaging for free!

Using organic farming systems eliminate all synthetic and petroleum-based pesticides and fertilisers which reduces soil and water contamination helping to achieve a natural balance so that nature and wildlife can exist and thrive alongside commercial organic farming.

Soil is a non-renewable energy resource and healthy soils store high levels of carbon, so if all UK farming was converted to organic, more than 1.3 million tonnes of carbon could be stored in the soil each year, I think this says it all really.

Eating organic produce benefits our bodies too, as current research shows that eating organic produce provides a superior nutritional quality and reduces intake of pesticides, so clearly is the only choice for you and your family.

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A Vegan Food Home Delivery Service with Clearspring #Review

A Vegan Foodie Home Delivery with Clearspring: February 2021 #Gifted

Clearspring have been in the industry for over 25 years, they are a fabulous family-owned business, with a particular expertise in sourcing authentic Japanese foods.

Offering delivery direct to your door, Clearspring customers can have fun experimenting in the kitchen and enjoy delicious dining within the comfort of their own homes thanks to the lovely bunch over at Clearspring.

Clearspring products help sustainable agriculture by supporting organic farmers and artisan food producers.  By caring for the eco-system and enriching the soil, Clearspring work towards protecting the world for future generations to come.

Clearspring products are all Vegan, dairy and refined sugar free and a selection of products are also gluten free too, so you are in good hands.

The extensive range of fabulous foodie items on offer is impressive stuff and introduces customers to a range of Vegan foodie loveliness.

Instant Miso Soups are perfect for a light lunch, a comforting supper and are easy to do literally pop in a cup and add water they are that simple but taste great and without any of those nasties.

The brilliant Bio Kitchen Veggies, lentils & beans jar range and plant-based alternatives such as soya chunks, mince and Japanese silken tofu, made with pure spring water from Mount Fiji, are ideal to mix things up a little for even extra yummy family mealtimes.

Clearspring also have a range of rice noodles, pastas made with ingredients such as brown rice and red lentils, lovely pasta sauces and a staple in anyone’s kitchen soya sauce.

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Sweets in the City Vegan Jars, Duals and The Sweet Society #Review

Sweets in the City Vegan Jars, Duals and The Sweet Society: February 2021 #Gifted

Founded by the lovely Sarah Lynn, 2017 winner of the BBC’s The Apprentice, Sweets in the City is jointly owned by Lord Sugar and are seeing continued growth and success.

The Sweets in the City team inspire and innovate to produce personalised sweets, which are fun, fabulous and fill us with sweetness, that are suitable for any occasion such as friends and family gifting, celebrations, and corporate events.

Make your life that little bit sweeter and enjoy some Vegan sweet loveliness with the Sweets in the City range of Vegan Jars, Dual bags and why not even be part of The Sweet Society?

The Vegan fabulous Fizzy Frenzy giant jar of joy, personalised with my Forkward Thinking Foodinista logo, was jam packed with delightful deliciousness such as fizzy marvellous melons, scrummy sugar dummy’s, cheeky cherry cola bottles, a giant vibrant rainbow twist and so much more.

Be part of the team with this tasty Team Vegan jar that is sure to play with your taste buds and would make a gorgeous gift for friends, family, colleagues or why not just treat yourself to some super sweet vibes.

Do you want to be part of the club…well the brilliant bunch over at Sweets in the City have created The Sweet Society so that you and your squad can enjoy a mouth-watering monthly box of yumminess, so give a big hands up in the air for ‘Team Sugar’.

The Sweet Society is a superb subscription service which delivers direct to your door a varied range of quality tasty treats, that are seasonally selected, handpicked and packed with love by the superb Sweets in the City team.

Exciting to know that being part of the exclusive The Sweet Society means that every month you can get your sweet sugar fix which may even include exclusive/limited edition sweet ranges that are not always available on their website.

Gift gorgeously with the vibrant Vegan Duals Sweet Bags, an amazing addition to the Sweets in the City gifting range.

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Fall in Love this Valentine’s Day with Chocolate and Love #Review

Fall in Love this Valentine’s Day with Chocolate and Love: February 2021 #Gifted

After a challenging 12 months for everyone it is still important to stand up and celebrate Love for our people and the planet Earth.  Even better let us celebrate with Chocolate.

Birgitte Hovmand and Richard O’Connor, loved up couple and founders Chocolate and Love have exactly what you need chocolate, chocolate, and lots of love with more chocolate.

People are important to Chocolate and Love which is why their cacao is sourced directly from the dedicate farmers who work within the Fairtrade certified cooperatives in Panama, Peru, The Dominican Republic, and Madagascar.

The focus is about sustainability and empowering the farmers enabling them to work for a Fairtrade Minimum price.  This money can be then used to help Farmers become more resilient to climate, educate their children, plan for the future and improve their communities.

Chocolate and Love care for our planet, so use FSC certified paper for their outer wrapper, plastic-free silver inner wrappers made from renewable wood which are completely biodegradable.

Even more impressive Chocolate and Love planted trees in Ethiopia and Tanzania in collaboration with an innovative re-forestation organisation called Weforest.org and are among their top 10 donors.  By planting back this offsets the production of the paper used, so by chomping Chocolate and Love’s yummy chocs you’re helping the planet too – sounds good to me!

Their premium organic Fairtrade mini and full-size chocolate bar boxes are amazing with Vegan and non-vegan options, so there’s something for everyone. The Chocolate and Love lovely libraries of chocolate Pure Dark/Dark filled with mini and tins are the perfect indulgent treat to gift to family, friends, loved ones or a gift from you to you to enjoy some self-care and you time.

Why not create a romance tray for your other half, using some of Chocolate and Loves yumminess, with Chocolate dipped strawberries, a mouth-watering melted choc pot mini fondue and a hot chocolate drink to wash it all down with.

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Piglet’s Pantry Vegan Winter Sparkle Afternoon Tea Review

Piglet’s Pantry Vegan Winter Sparkle Afternoon Tea Review: February 2021 #Gifted

Piglet’s Pantry is an amazing Award-Winning food producer, who make hand filled pies, handmade sausage rolls, cakes, and biscuits, based in Worthing West Sussex.

Started by founder Jo , who left the corporate world and went on a mission to set up her dream bakery.  In November 2011 Piglet’s HQ was set up, and over the last seven years business has tripled and now Piglet’s employs 25 people.

Piglet’s perfection can be enjoyed, as they have produced some amazing Afternoon Teas including the Wonderful Winter Sparkle Vegan Afternoon Tea.

Brilliantly boxed in this pretty pink Piglet’s packaging, the Vegan afternoon tea will delight and definitely not disappoint.

The Afternoon Tea can be delivered direct to your door, so make sure that you are not late for this incredibly tasty tea date.

The Vegan Winter Sparkle Tea for 2 includes x2 scrummy scones with lashings of wonderful whipped vegan butter and tasty tiptee jam.

As if things could not get any sweeter, you also receive x4 cute cake slices including x2 Rich chocolate cakes with gold glitter dust and x2 spiced caramel apple cakes with pieces of caramelised apples and biscuit on top.

Also included are some smashing savouries x4 spiced chickpea and quinoa pastry rolls, x2 mushroom, garlic, and breadcrumb tarts and x2 vegan scotch eggs filled with a chickpea and vegetable medley and beautiful beetroot centre.

Your much needed thirst can be quenched, as Piglet’s Afternoon tea includes Earl Gray and Breakfast Teapigs teas, so sip, eat and enjoy.

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Fairfields Farm New Flavour Launch: Roast Rib of Beef Crisps and Homegrown Potatoes Review

Fairfields Farm New Flavour Launch: Roast Rib of Beef Crisps and Homegrown Potatoes: January 2021 #Gifted

Fairfields Farms families have been farming in East Anglia for three generations on scenic and stunning farmland across the Colne Valley just north of Colchester in Essex.

From field to farm, the lovely Laura & Robert work hard to produce their delicious homegrown potatoes and their yummy hand cooked crisps offering nationwide delivery anywhere on the British mainland.

Exciting happenings have been taking place over at Fairfields farm, as they have just launched and introduced a new addition to their hand cooked crisp range; Roast Beef and impressively they are Vegan too!

Crisps are hand cooked on the farm to make sure that they meet the highest standards which is why they are BRC Grade AA accredited.

The Fairfields Farm potatoes are perfect for Baking, Roasting, Chipping, Boiling and Mashing, so you can get creative in the kitchen creating great value family meals.

My fav cooking method is the classic baked potato with butter, cream cheese and chives served with some fabulous Fairfield Farms Roast Rib Beef crisps and a pretty rainbow crunchy salad.

Why not use a potato for dessert, yes you read correctly! Using the Fairifields potatoes, I made these super scrummy mash potato chocolate truffles, yes, they may sound a bit wacky, but they are actually really good, and my family could not tell that these truffles contained potato instead of double cream…

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