Mother’s Day Glossary – Fun Foodie Things to do for Mum

Funny, adventurous, traditional, glamorous – what’s your Mum like…perhaps all four? No doubt, she is treasured, so from indulgent to unusual, we source some Mother’s Day ideas to help you plan a very pleasant surprise: Afternoon Tea by the Coast Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa – New Forest, Hampshire, England, BH25 6QS   T: 01425 282212…

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Mastering Valentine’s – divine gourmet ideas for the big day

Cue the hand-tied rose bouquets, pop the Rosé Champagne and light the scented candles – Valentine’s is upon us. They say the way to the heart is through the stomach so express your love with some delicious gourmet ideas. But this blog comes with a warning – you may want to get prepared early to…

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Luxury Dining Gift Ideas – from £17 to £5,000

Q: What makes a great gift? A: Something special that’s life-affirming, creates memories, gives pleasure, and shows you care. Luxury dining gift presents are a perfect experience to purchase for all adults – mums, dads, sons, daughters, grandparents, friends and work colleagues. Whether its a lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, gourmet stay, cookery class, kitchen gardening…

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Chefs Recipe: Rose and Pistachio Teacakes by Anmar Odendal, Pastry Chef at The Swan at Lavenham

Nestled within the beautiful medieval village of Lavenham, this stunning 15th century luxury hotel is steeped in history but perfectly combines a deep sense of heritage and occasion with contemporary sophistication in its rooms, first-class restaurant and indulgent spa. This beautiful summer teacake recipe comes from the Pastry Chef, Anmar Odendal. Makes roughly 20 teacakes For the biscuit…

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5 Afternoon Tea Ideas to Celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday

The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations continue this weekend with the festivities for this landmark occasion culminating in a gigantic street party on Sunday 12th June in The Mall. Joined by Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, The Patrons Lunch will see 10,000 people enjoying tea, sandwiches and cake while being entertained by street…

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Celebrating The Queen’s Birthday? Enjoy Afternoon Tea And Cake With Royal Connections

The Goring, Beeston Place, London SW1 The closest hotel to Buckingham Palace, The Goring has been a firm Royal favourite for many years, since it first opened its doors. The coronations of George VI and Her Majesty The Queen saw the hotel filled with royalty attending these great occasions from all over the world. The…

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