As part of the change and relaxation of the 24 hour drinking law in 2006 by the Labour Government, we have seen a surge in the number of wine delivery companies opening up, offering a 24-hour delivery service. The wine delivery service is similar to the one you would receive when ordering a takeaway. You call up, place your order and before you know it you have your...

It’s cold, it’s wet and it’s miserable outside – all of the things that make us want to abandon our New Year’s resolutions, in favour of snuggling up in front of the fire with a hearty meal in hand. Thankfully, not all hearty meals are heavy in calories, so those who wish to eat well whilst also enjoying a warm and comforting meal can now do so. Tasty and...

Ever since I started this blog to chart my progression from a really bad cook into a reasonably ok cook, I have enjoyed sharing my experiences and tips with my readers.  This is not the only good thing that has come from writing this blog though, as I have discovered that you can earn money sharing what you know with the rest of the world.  If you would like to...

Posted on Dec 22 2013 - 1:37pm by burningsalad
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As you can no doubt tell from the title of this post, it’s the big one – the one about that I teased you about on the About Jenny page, the time when I monumentally screwed up Christmas dinner. Perhaps it would have been easy to forget about it if I had just made it for myself and possibly even if I had made it for me and my boyfriend I would have been able to...

As my skills in the kitchen have improved I have held some dinner parties, most of which were far more successful than that infamous Christmas dinner.  Although it can be quite daunting, there are some tips that I always when throwing a dinner party that have proved very helpful to me. Forget All The Formalities Unless you are planning something for the royal family,...