5 Prosecco cocktails to try this summer

Prosecco Cocktails

Despite the decidedly autumnal weather we’ve been having in the past week, summer has arrived so what better way to celebrate (and dull your senses to the sound of hundreds of children who suddenly no longer have a bed time) than with a nice refreshing prosecco cocktail. Here are some of my favorites to tickle your taste buds. Lemon Sherbet Fizz Sherbet lemons are some of my favorite sweets and this is as close to an alcoholic sherbet lemon as you are likely to find. Ingredients Lemon Sorbet Lime Cordial Prosecco Lemon to garnish Method Dollop a heaped teaspoon of […]

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Review: The Sugar Free Cookbook + Giveaway

Review: The Sugar Free Family Cookbook

About the Sugar Free Family Cookbook The Sugar Free Family Cookbook is both a recipe book and a manual for going sugar free and contains an informative section on why going sugar free is healthy for your whole family and a vast collection of sugar free recipes for any and every occasion. My Review of the Sugar Free Family Cookbook The first I heard of the sugar free diet trend was when a friend informed me that she was doing it and had never felt better. I have to admit that I was more than a little sceptical about this. […]

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Review: Tipple Box Cocktail Subscription

Review: Tipple Box Cocktail Subscription

About Tipple Box Tipple box is a cocktail subscription box costing between £22 and £25 per month. Each month you receive the ingredients to make two different cocktails, along with a glossy card detailing how to make the cocktails and some gourmet snacks. My Review of Tipple Box Back in my early 20’s I was often found at the clubs with my friends, drinking whatever alcoholic beverage was in fashion and returning home slightly worse for wear. That was however over 10 years ago now and these days I prefer a few civilised drinks in the early evening, followed by […]

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Review: Chimasu Subscription Box + Giveaway

Chimasu authentic Asian snack subscription box review

About Chimasu Subscription Chimasu is a subscription box bringing snacks from all across Asia right to your door. You can purchase  a subscription on a month by month basis or on a term of 3, 6, or 12 months to receive a discount. Each box is customisable allowing you to choose which type of snacks you would like to receive and all products are clearly marked in English with nutritional values and ingredients.   My Review of the Chimasu Subscription Box The fun thing about subscription boxes is that you never know what you’re going to get, every box is […]

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Review: Crosta & Mollica Piada

Crosta & Mollica authentic Italian food

About Crosta & Mollica Crosta & Mollica make a range of bread products inspired by the traditional street foods of Northern Italy and made with extra virgin olive oil as opposed to traditional fats. My Review of Crosta & Mollica Given that I come from Italian stock, at least on one side of the family, I was delighted to be given the opportunity to try Crosta & Mollica’s wide range of piada (flat breads) and bread based nibbles. Italian food is easily my favorite meal choice but I’ve never been a fan of olives so I was interested to see […]

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Recipe: Death by Chocolate Cake

Death by chocolate cake recipe

Pretty much everyone has one crowd pleasing recipe that always goes down well. For me it’s my far too chocolaty chocolate cake and as an Easter treat I’m going to share this recipe with you. I started making this chocolate cake about 3 years ago, and since then I’ve made a few adjustments to the recipe to create a seriously light and fluffy cake that will can make even a devoted chocoholic like myself wonder if maybe they over did the chocolate just a smidgen. Cake Ingredients 250g Milk or dark chocolate, both work well. 170g Salted butter. 350g Light […]

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Review: Bubble Club Sparkling Wine Subscription

Review of Bubble Club wine subscription

About Bubble Club Bubble club is a monthly or bi-monthly sparkling wine subscription box which includes two high quality bottles of bubbly, a selection of luxury treats and a club magazine. My Review of Bubble Club If like me you’ve dropped the ball on Mothers Day this year, you’ve come to the right place! Unlike many of the mum’s I see on Facebook and Twitter lamenting the fact that it’s too early for wine, I can usually take it or leave it. The one exception is a good bottle of sparkling wine, so I was more than happy to take […]

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Review: Hero Matcha Japanese Green Tea Powder

Hero Matcha Ceremonial Grade Japanese Green Tea Powder Review

About Hero Matcha Japanese Green Tea Powder Hero Matcha is a ceremonial grade green tea powder which is grown in Japan and packed in the UK. The tea powder is made from the full green tea leaf, which is ground into an extremely fine powder. Because of the way matcha is made, it has been proven to have around 3 times the antioxidants of regular green tea, it is also vegans. The green tea powder comes packed in foil, with its own metal tea caddy to keep the powder fresh and dry. My Review I find oriental culture absolutely fascinating […]

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VonShef Electronic Egg Boiler Review

VonShef egg boiler review www.grumpymum.co.uk

About the product The VonShef electronic egg boiler is a small electric kitchen appliance specifically designed to perfectly boil eggs every time. The boiler base has a plastic outer shell with a single on/off button and a heat plate, the lid is brush steel with a plastic handle. In addition to the boiler, the box contains instructions, a egg rack, a poaching bowl and a measuring cup. The egg boiler is designed to boil up to 7 eggs at a time or poach one egg, by heating a small quantity of water to create steam which is then trapped under […]

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TeaTox Twist Detox Tea Review

Teatox Twist Detox Slimming Tea Review www.grumpymum.co.uk

About the product Teatox is a brand of detox teabags. The tea comes in a bag of 28, packaged in a biodegradable pyramid bags with instructions to drink one cup per day to assist in detox or dieting. The ingredients of the tea are Chinese Oolong Tea, Liquorice, Ginger, Fennel, Schizandra Berries, Peppermint, Lemongrass, Dandelion Leaves. The Review I’m a big fan of tea, however I’m usually only interested in the biscuit dunking kind! I have tried herbal and detox teas before, usually at this time of year when the Christmas excess has caught up with me and I feel […]

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