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Review – OXO herb mincer and salad dressing shaker

Review – OXO herb mincer and salad dressing shaker

It may be September but the sun is still gorgeous shining and of course I ordered it until at least the middle of October so salads are very much still on the menu! To be honest here at Over a Cuppa salad is on the menu all through the year! You may often of heard me mention in the past about Oscar my now 13 salad monster! Like me, both my two loves salad, Oscar … Read entire article »

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Making cooling Summer memories

Making cooling Summer memories

The Summer holiday’s are in arms reached, unless you are in Scotland where they are already upon you. The sun has been gorgeous and I am SO hoping it hangs around for a good bit of the holiday’s. So Summer holiday’s things I remember when I was a child, always consists of one sunshine (of course!) and two remembering the little things. Picnic’s in the park across the road with friends, picnic’s by the stream … Read entire article »

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New in at Aldi

New in at Aldi

Aldi have a few new Summer treats on offer. Anyone who has tried Aldi Moser Roth chocolate will know how good it is. Aldi have brought out a limited edition range of three Summer Mousse gorgeous flavours, which I highly recommend you try. The new varieties are: Blueberry Panna Cotta Raspberry Panna Cotta Passion Fruit Panna Cotta If I really had to  choose a favourite it would be the Passion Fruit, but all were really gorgeous and offered the high-end … Read entire article »

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Review – Pilgrims Choice Pick-N-Mix Cheese

Review – Pilgrims Choice Pick-N-Mix Cheese

Just the wording Pick-N-MIx suggests something rather nice and we all like choice don’t we? Here at Over a Cuppa we rather like a bit of cheese, of course right now I have Wallace’s voice in my head talking to Grommit. We are not quite that obsessed, though Oscar is edging that way! Wallace would be well catered for, as his favourite being Wensleydale he would have two choices with the Pilgrims Choice new range! We … Read entire article »

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Reviewed – ilumi

Reviewed – ilumi

Being gluten-free sometimes can be a complete pain, especially when you are all out exhausted and want an easy option for supper. Even more so when you fancy Chinese but don’t want to cook it! Chinese food is laden usually with soya sauce which contains gluten, which quite frankly is a crime as I love Chinese food! So when Leah asked if I would like to try ilumi Chinese range, of course I jumped at the … Read entire article »

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Hallmark’s Lucy Cromwell range for bakers

Hallmark’s Lucy Cromwell range for bakers

Sunday is #WorldBakingDay where everyone around the world is up for baking something nice. I like it as a day to encourage the non-baking type and tempt them and that is you if you don’t bake, to bake. Now this gorgeous range from Hallmark designed beautifully by Lucy Cromwell is going to give you a great excuse to make some cakes. With this written on the cake stand how can you not want to break out … Read entire article »

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Picnicing for the disorganised

Picnicing for the disorganised

Obviously this year the sun is going to shine all the time so we are going to be geared up for picninc’s and barbies aren’t we?!!! But if the weather slips into the unpredictable British weather we know and not love the likelyhood is we won’t be doing our regular shop thinking picnic’s. So you wake up on a sunny Sunday, the day is calling for you to be outside. Forget the cleaning and list of other … Read entire article »

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Review – Pampered Chef keeping things cool

Review – Pampered Chef keeping things cool

Pampered Chef this year have bought a collection of gorgeous bags and a basket to keep things cool. They are all very stylish, fantastic quality as only you would expect from Pampered Chef and incredibly functional. I was very lucky to be sent the collapsible picnic basket, beverage cooler, lunch tote and shopper. All are insulated and foil lined to ensure with the help of an icepack or two everything is kept cool. The collapsible picnic basket … Read entire article »

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Review – milk&more

Review – milk&more

Most of us remember the Milkman of old. The distinct sound of the battery from his milk float, the gentle clang of glass as he took out  the milk bottles and replaced them with the empties. 5a.m he used to come by when I was little, and most mornings I did wake up to his noises which were comforting not annoying, well till I hit teenage age anyway! So what happened to the milkman and the … Read entire article »

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Review – What’s for dinner? Second Helpings

Review – What’s for dinner? Second Helpings

Everyone who loves to cook loves recipe books and I am no exception! I have several rows of recipe books some that I have had over half my life! ‘What’s for dinner? Second helpings’, is Romilla Arber’s second book whose first book being ‘What’s for dinner?’. It is a huge weighty number bursting at the seams with recipes that are gorgeous but will not send you out searching for ingredients you rarely buy or have never … Read entire article »

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