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Obvs, we want ours to say METRO (Picture: McVities) Guys, we have some pretty spesh news… You can now get personalised Jaffa Cakes. Ok, the actual Jaffa Cakes aren’t personalised, but the box is, and that’s still pretty darn exciting. We mean, just think of how many tricky present buying situations these are going to solve… fathers day, Secret Santa, those occasions where you have to get someone a gift but don’t really know them so don’t even know where to start, end of the month birthdays when you’re broke (they’re just £2.49 a packet you see). Read more →
(Picture: Getty) Being a carer for someone who is unable to properly care for themselves is like being part of a secret club. And like all secret clubs there are certain tricks, secrets and pieces of information that only those that are members know. 1. You have amazing organisational skills You run each and every day with military precision, and you couldn’t be more proud. Not only can you manoeuvre attending a hospital appointment, a hoist breakdown and a charity event, but you can do this all before 1pm. 2. Unlimited patience levels You could probably run a successful anger management course […] Read more →
One lump or two? (Picture: The Langham) 150 years after it invented the Great British institution that is the afternoon tea, The Langham, London, have created the ultimate dainty dining experience. If, like us, you’re a fan of tea, tiny sandwiches, and elaborate cakes, then you’re probably quite fond of afternoon tea. And as the birthplace of afternoon tea, The Langham, London, really knows how to put on a good spread. And for the month of June the hotel, which celebrates its 150th anniversary today, has created an extra special afternoon tea menu to mark the occasion. Read more →
Alas, poor Yorick! I ate him, Horatio (Picture: Selfridges) This is an anatomically correct human skull, made of chocolate. Are you still sure you have everything ready for that Halloween party? The skull, created by The Black Chocolate Co, is available in milk, dark, chilli and caramel Belgian chocolate. The only way it differs from a real skull (other than the whole choc thing) is the fact that it is solid. That’s right, it’s essentially a solid chocolate bar as big as your head. The hand-cast creation weighs 1.5kg and is finished with a dusting of cocoa powder. It’s not […] Read more →
Mmmm (Picture: Cutter & Squidge) This is a Biskie. According to its creators it combines the best bits of a biscuit, cookie and cake. Made by bakers Cutter & Squidge you can buy one for £4.95 from Harrods. And, from next month, you’ll be able to get your mitts on the following Christmas-themed ones. Behold – The Merry Mincemas So cute (Picture: Cutter & Squidge) It’s a cross between a mince pie and a Christmas pudding with cream, topped with an edible snowflake. The Nutcracker Yum! (Cutter & Squidge) Cranberry, Belgian white chocolate and pistachio plus a 24-carat gold-nosed reindeer. […] Read more →