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September Goodies from Degustabox

October 17, 2019

Ah October! Have a said previously how I love October (Halloween, parties, almost Christmas, Halloween, Christmas, parties… have I said Halloween and Christmas??). Love the Autumn time!! Staying at home in the cold with a warm cuppa and a buttery toast… But…let’s start by September’s Box. This box of September is dedicated to all the family meals and sharing at home. The beginning of schooltime and back to office full time. Those dinners feel so good around family, don’t they?…

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Protein Snacks for busy Lives!

October 11, 2019

October has come quick, kids in school, Uni started and works need to be planned, and the daily working and commute routine is upon us. Being a mum, sometimes makes us miss… occasionally, some meals, especially when kids are late in the morning and need to be fed and dressed, and (guilty) I am one of those. But I tend to resort to my favourite brand to sort me out and give me a pick me up not only in…

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July Goodies from Degustabox

August 26, 2019

Sorry for the delay guys, and for missing out the June box, but a lot has been happening at the Alejandra’s HQ. This box of July is dedicated to all the picnics and Afternoon teas of the good weather that is coming up. After a couple of weeks with rain, Sun is now scorching and the UK is not very fond of air conditioning. With good weather, gardens are being setting up, conservatories revamped and with a more summer feeling…

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Shaquille O’Neal Is Perfectly Matched With Papa John’s Pizza

July 11, 2019

Shaq O’Neal is going to be the new spokesperson for Papa John’s Pizza. For many fans of the pizza and basketball star, this is a match made in heaven. Mr. O’Neal will be an active participant in the pizzeria business because he will be sitting on the board of directors. Steve Ritchie is the CEO of Papa John’s, and no doubt, he will be spending time in the boardroom with Shaq. It would be interesting to hear the conversations that…

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Street Food in Posh Style at Fazenda Birmingham

July 9, 2019

Hold your thoughts! Street Food in a Posh style isn’t it dining normally? No, not at all. I went to one of my favourite family places, Fazenda in Birmingham to try out their Bar Food Menu, and I just had the most throwback of being in South America, in the middle of the “mercadito” with my family. Fazenda created a menu called Bar Food with a kind of Tapas, great to have a bite either for lunch or evening while…

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Are You addicted to food? Seven tell-take signs

May 31, 2019

By Dr Bunmi Aboaba, a Recovery Coach specialising in Food Addiction   We all need to eat. However, with the fast pace of modern life, we don’t always have time to work out what’s good and what’s not. It’s quicker and easier to pick up a ready meal or order in. It can be easy to acquire bad habits through no fault of our own. It’s hard to be objective about what and how much we are eating. Emotions come…

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May Goodies from Degustabox

May 30, 2019

Box of May is dedicated to all the brunches and Afternoon teas of the good weather that is coming up. With good weather, gardens are being setting up, conservatories revamped and with a more summer feeling comes all visits and rendezvous with friends and family.     For those that don’t know about Degustabox: Degustabox is a mystery food Monthly subscription box, full of novelties and goodies. Each month you will try from sweet to savoury, new products in the…

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Indian Family Meal at Lasan, Birmingham

May 3, 2019

After an excellent weekend in Kingston Upon Thames (read here), we went straight to Birmingham to have a lovely meal at Lasan’s, and end the weekend in perfection. Lasan is an Indian restaurant true to India’s flavours, colours and culture. Lasan is part of the Lasan Group from the well succeeded Business entrepreneur Jabbar Khan and was Winner of Gordon Ramsay’s Best Local Restaurant in the UK and BBC’s ‘The Great British Menu’. So this meal promised. Situated in St…

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Hotel Room Tour at Double Tree by Hilton, in Kingston Upon Thames

May 1, 2019

What a wonderful weekend we had! We’ve been in a little town, considered part of the London plan, zone 6 to be precise, called Kingston Upon Thames. Kingston upon Thames, frequently known as Kingston, is an area of Southwest London, England, 10 miles Southwest of Charing Cross and 25 minutes by train for Waterloo Station. A very clean and quiet country side town, Kingston is also the home of Henry VIII Hampton Court palace and worth a visit (I couldn’t…

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