Authentic Cuban Mojito with Havana Club

Mojito is the nation’s favourite cocktail, the ice is melting in a diplomatic thaw and Sunday 16th August is International Rum Day. So it’s perfect time to celebrate rum. The mojito was first created in Cuba and the authentic Cuban way is nothing fancy or complicated, just fresh ingredients and simple methods with Havana Club […]

Half Hitch Gin Micro Distillery in Camden Lock London

Fifty years after the last gin production left Camden Lock, Half Hitch gin founder, Mark Holdsworth, has opened the doors to his micro-distillery, complete with a 210-litre copper pot still. Housed in the former blacksmith’s building in West Yard, Camden Lock, this was the heart of 20 acres of London’s gin distilling & warehousing trade in the late 1800s. An express […]

Behind The Scenes: Krispy Kreme

Here’s a peek behind the scenes of the secret recipe, yeast-raised hot doughnuts of the world famous Krispy Kremes. The story starts at 4 am when five vans leave 197 Burlington Road in New Malden headed to 64 locations in London and the South East. It takes 90 minutes to get the doughnut into the box, and this […]

60th Anniversary Coronation Cake for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth

The UK’s leading manufacturer of baking ingredients, Renshaw, has worked in collaboration with the team behind the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding cake to create a bespoke Coronation cake in celebration of the 60th anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation. As a Royal Warrant Holder for its almond products, Renshaw is one of over 200 companies […]

The 50,570 Mile Journey Of Wimbledon’s Tennis Balls

The tennis balls used at Wimbledon have travelled 50,570 miles around the world before they land on Andy Murray’s racket on Centre Court. Slazenger is a quintessentially British sports equipment manufacturer and has been the official ball supplier for Wimbledon since 1902, with its headquarters based at Shirebrook in Derbyshire. But their official Wimbledon ball […]

Platter – Food ‘Twitter’ launches in London

Anyone following us on Instagram knows we are obsessed by food. So it comes as a nice surprise to find out we are not alone. Platter, based in London, uses food photography to help ordinary cooks share great ideas – and show off, no doubt. According to research from 360i, 52% of people use their […]