Our Pick Of The Top London Hotels For 2023

Our Pick Of The Top London Hotels For 2023

Jan 31 , 2023

Alessandra DC

Our Pick Of The Top London Hotels For 2023 London is a city full of incredible hotels, many of which are right on our doorstep. We’ve done a roundu...

Dark Peak Hot Chocolate by Paul Robinson

Dark Peak Hot Chocolate by Paul Robinson

Jan 26 , 2023

Martin Maticevic

We proudly bring you The Yorkshire Gourmet’s dark and delicious recipe for a truly special Hot Chocolate, guaranteed to warm hearts and souls this ...

A Delicious Christmas Recipe, Pigs in Blankets, in Collaboration with Paul Robinson, Yorkshire Gourmet

A Delicious Christmas Recipe, Pigs in Blankets, in Collaboration with Paul Robinson, Yorkshire Gourmet

Oct 17 , 2022

Alessandra DC

A Delicious Christmas Recipe in Collaboration with Paul Robinson, also known as @YorkshireGourmet.  Who doesn’t love Christmas comfort food? In cas...

The Origin of the Paisley Pattern

The Origin of the Paisley Pattern

Jul 15 , 2022

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Imports from The East India Company via the ‘silk routes’ brought a new textile pattern to Europe from the 18th century and following the arrival o...

The London Chocolate Houses

The London Chocolate Houses

Jun 20 , 2022

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Cocoa was drunk as a beverage over 2000 years ago by the Mayans, who, like the later Aztecs, used cocoa on special occasions to reward brave warrio...

Leadenhall:  From East India to Lloyds of London

Leadenhall: From East India to Lloyds of London

Jun 08 , 2022

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In the early days, The East India Co. lodged around London, but something more grand was soon appropriate. Craven House on Leadenhall Street was bo...

James Taylor, the Father of Ceylon Tea

James Taylor, the Father of Ceylon Tea

Jun 08 , 2022

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James Taylor was a 17-year Scott when he left London in 1851, landing in Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, and sent to work on a coffee estate near Kandy. Cof...

St Helena and Napolean’s Coffee

St Helena and Napolean’s Coffee

Jun 08 , 2022

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Far out in the South Atlantic, 1700 miles north-east of Cape Town, lies the tiny Island of St Helena. Discovered by the Portuguese, it was a perfec...

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