Reviews

Review of Chicken and Blues – East Dorset

Review of Chicken and Blues – East Dorset

Review of Chicken and Blues in East Dorset Chicken and Blues was launched in Bournemouth in 2013 by two friends – Joshua Simons and Steve Crawford. Started with a shared passion of Southern Fried Chicken and proper BBQ, they opened their first shop in Boscombe, 

Review of Sancha in Bournemouth

Review of Sancha in Bournemouth

Review of Sancha – Japanese inspired sweet bakes made in Bournemouth Sancha is a business born out of the Pandemic when owner Sam had to leave his much loved Japan to come home during Lockdown and his passion for the country and its cuisine and 

Review of Liberty Fields

Review of Liberty Fields

Review of Liberty Fields For a long time I kept hearing about Liberty Fields products but I seemed to keep missing seeing the products in the shops. Finally this year I have managed to try not just one but TWO of their delicious apple products 

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne

Review of The Old Thatch in Wimborne With hospitality beginning to reopen again after the long winter lockdown restrictions, I was delighted to be invited to have lunch at the newly open The Old Thatch near Wimborne.  The Old Thatch is a beautiful 17th century 

The Churros Kings in Bournemouth

The Churros Kings in Bournemouth

The Churros Kings in Bournemouth It is always a treat when we spot a churros van, to stop get my kids a churros, my eldest in particular, LOVES them! We don’t spot them very often, maybe at a festival or a theme park? This summer 

The new Fropical Ferret by Badger Beers

The new Fropical Ferret by Badger Beers

The new Fropical Ferret by Badger Beers It’s always lovely to taste a new product from one of Dorset’s much loved brands. In this case it was the newly launched Fropical Ferret IPA by Badger Beers.  The Fropical Ferret is a tropical twist on one 

Discovering macarons in Bournemouth with La Maison Macaron

Discovering macarons in Bournemouth with La Maison Macaron

Macarons in Bournemouth with La Maison Macaron This is something quite decadent about the french macaron… smaller than a traditional sweet bake, but so full of flavour and when made well, they are both crisp and chewy. They are a difficult bake to master and 

Review of Polly’s Petals and their edible flower kits

Review of Polly’s Petals and their edible flower kits

Review of Polly’s Petals and their edible flower kits. I am a huge fan of flowers… growing in the garden, cut in a vase, dried or edible. I love the bright colours, the smell, the shapes, the textures, all of it! Imagine my joy when 

Review of Sid & Nancy Cooking Academy

Review of Sid & Nancy Cooking Academy

Review of Sid & Nancy Cooking Academy and their cooking kits for kids. I remember discovering a love of cooking when I was given my own recipe book and it became something that was for me too, not just something my parents did. Sid & 

Review of Bosk Coffee Roasters

Review of Bosk Coffee Roasters

Review of Bosk Coffee – a Coffee roaster based in Weymouth Bosk Coffee Roastery is a small Roastery nestled into the Dorset countryside, founded and run by Louise and John Burton. Bosk Coffee are a coffee roaster that specialise in sustainable, speciality coffee and care