5 tips for throwing the best summer BBQ

June 22nd, 2017|Lifestyle|

After what has felt like months of teasing, it finally feels safe to say that summer has arrived! Sunny days mean that the BBQ that has been gathering dust all winter long can finally be brought out and put to good use. Throwing a BBQ can be one of the easiest and [...]

How to design a family friendly kitchen the whole family will love spending time in

June 15th, 2017|Lifestyle, Practical Kitchen Advice|

While we’ve all heard enough of the constant cliché that the kitchen is the ‘heart of the home’, the sentiment behind it remains true - the kitchen is typically where families spend the most time, coming together to eat, socialise and enjoy one another’s’ company. As smart phones, tablets and laptops become [...]

A guide to spring dinner parties

April 26th, 2017|Lifestyle|

The arrival of spring signals the end of our long winter hibernation and the rebirth of our social lives, as we move on from evenings spent with comfort food on the cosy, warm sofa. Warmer weather and longer days means sunny evenings spent with friends, enjoying light, refreshing meals and plenty of [...]

5 healthy one dish recipes to try this spring

April 19th, 2017|Lifestyle|

The weather is finally starting to warm up, and spring is in the air! With higher temperatures and (sporadic) sunshine, hearty stews and soups can finally be replaced with lighter, fresher, flavoursome meals. What hasn’t gone with the winter though is our hatred of washing up and fighting a losing battle to [...]

Give your kitchen a break: our favourite places to eat around Farnham

March 30th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Farnham is an incredibly beautiful and historic market town; with a fascinating history and a lively arts scene, it also boasts a number of great places to eat. With a bunch of really good restaurants and pubs in the town itself there are also some amazing gastro pubs scattered around the idyllic [...]

Give your kitchen a break: Our favourite places to eat in Marlow

February 27th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Well it is well known for its quaint, historic, romantic streets and famous literary history, Marlow also boasts an impressive culinary scene. We sent out a few foodies from our kitchen showroom just outside Marlow to find the best restaurants the town has to offer; from Indian to Italian, with the classic [...]

Give your kitchen a break: Our favourite places to eat in Cheltenham

February 20th, 2017|Lifestyle|

As we move swiftly forward into 2017, it already feels as if the year is getting away from us. Between work, friends, family and the long list of never-ending chores to be done, cooking is often the last thing we feel like doing after a long and tiring day. On days like [...]

5 warming, healthy and easy to make one-dish recipes to expel those Winter Blues

February 6th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Winter is well and truly upon us, and we all know what that means: temperatures drop and the vows fervently sworn in a hung-over induced delirium on the 1st of January to make 2017 the year of healthy salads and fewer carbs suddenly seem laughable. It is well-known that during the colder [...]

A guide to hosting the perfect winter dinner party

February 6th, 2017|Lifestyle|

We’re a month into 2017 and winter has well and truly arrived… along with the temptation to simply hibernate for the next few months, spending our evenings avoiding the cold (and all social interaction) in favour of Netflix and steaming hot mugs of hot chocolate. Social activities tend to go out the [...]

The Scandinavian Kitchen

December 29th, 2016|Lifestyle|

The Scandinavian countries are having something of a renaissance at the moment. Scandi-cool is on everyone’s lips, from their taut crime dramas such as The Bridge or The Killing, to the way they live their lives. Hygge is the word of the moment. It’s one of those beautiful words that has [...]