Other Holidays

Post-Christmas Blues? Top Tips for Foodie Holidays.

Now that Christmas is gone and all the rush is over, you might feel a little down. To counteract the post-Christmas blues you can embark in a foodie holiday to entice your taste buds with other flavours. A foodie holiday is a holiday during which you allow yourself to enjoy the best foods from the countries you are visiting. In other words, you are actually visiting specific countries just to have a bite from their traditional dishes. Each nation is famous for at least one dish, so why not try them on the go. Here are the best destinations for…

Christmas Around the World

5 Worldwide Christmas Food Traditions You Should Try This Year

Guest Post by Joanna of My Anxious Life I grew up in a Christmas loving household – my Mum has so many decorations, she’s one step away from a Channel 4 documentary. So I’ve always been keen on keeping the Christmas meal fairly traditional – turkey with all the trimmings (yes, even including the sprouts that no-one actually likes). It’s only since I’ve had my own children that I’ve realised just how much work goes into making what is essentially a ginormous blinged up Sunday roast – the kids don’t want to eat half the vegetables and once you’ve spent…

Christmas Dinner

8 Christmas Foods Perfect for Baby Led Weaning (+ 4 to avoid!)

Guest Post by Nicola of The weaning journey you undertake with your little one is one of the most exciting times of parenting. Couple this with Christmas and you've got one very excited Mummy and baby! Whether your baby is six months old or twelve months old, there's plenty of choice out there for Christmas foods for you both to enjoy, and a few you need to be wary of, or avoid all together. With Christmas approaching in a few short weeks, let's have a look at some of the yummy Yuletide delights baby can partake 1. Turkey A traditional…

Christmas Snacks and Party Food

My (not so) Secret Love of Christmas Hampers

Listen, I have a weakness, and that weakness is Gift Baskets, or as they call them here in the UK - Hampers. I don't know if it's the variety of tiny portioned products, or if it's that they're so closely associated with Christmas itself, but something about Christmas Hampers that I am (not so) secretly in love with. I might go so far as to say that Christmas Hamper Food is my favourite Holiday snack. So, when given the chance to review one from the selection I jumped at the chance. Generally it's considered bad form to buy one for…