Category Food

Test out your Autumnal baking skills this Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Many of you will associate Thanksgiving with Pumpkin Pie, turkey and a national holiday if you live in the United States. But what does Thanksgiving actually mean? Thanksgiving was originally a day dedicated for giving thanks and the blessing of the harvest for the year ahead. The traditional thanksgiving meal sees families and friends coming together in peace, dining and giving thanks for the year ahead. So I

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H2Only are you up for the fundraising challenge?

This summer has seen many families and friends make the most of the glorious sunshine by some of the UK’s well-loved beaches and seaside towns. Whilst the sea water is so temping to jump into on a really hot day, there is a darker side of the sea that we seem to forget. It’s something that can result in some horrible tragedies like we have seen this year along our

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Celebrate this Bank Holiday with Pink infused Raspberry Gin by Pinkster

Whether you’ve covered yourself in feathers and sequins and are on route to the Notting Hill carnival, or you are having a lazy day in bed under the safe knowledge of yet another day off (yay for the Bank holiday), it’s time to kick back and relax with a nice cold glass of your favourite tipple to celebrate you! I’ve been doing just that with Pinkster, the refreshingly alternative G&T!

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Gingerella Ginger Fizz by Karma Cola

As the weather heats up, it’s all about firing up that BBQ and kicking back in a deck chair with an ice cold drink in hand. Whatever your tipple of choice (may be alcoholic or non-alcoholic), keep your guests (and yourself) happy with a selection of organic craft cola – fiery Gingerella ginger ale or nostalgic Lemony lemonade by Karma Cola. If you are a gin and ginger ale lover

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Live Consciously with Conscious Water!

When was the last time you really took a moment to soak in your surroundings, be a bit selfish and think about what you want to do today and what you want out of life? Have you given yourself a pat on the back for what you have achieved be it in your everyday routine, life goals or your career? Answer: probably never! If you work and live in London

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Immerse yourself in wine, food and art at The Rhône Touch pop up event!

Looking for something different to do for date night tonight? Then it’s time to immerse yourself in the worlds of art, food and wine at The Rhône Touch this summer. For a short time  you can experience how students from the BA (hons) Interaction Design Arts students and graduates in partnership with Côtes du Rhône Wines worked together to bring to life the Rhône region. From experiences through sound, smell, touch and taste

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Out Of Office….

Ciao from the gorgeous Lake Como in Italy! For my regular readers who are wondering why I haven’t uploaded a post .. It’s because I’m having a little holiday and plotting and planning my next posts! For daily updates on my adventures and notifications on any new post uploads head on over to my social channels. I can be found on Instagram @mrsjonasrecommends and snapping and tweeting away @MrsJRecommends See

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Sunday Brunch: Buckwheat Pancakes

Sundays are all about Sunday Brunch! Whether you like getting dressed up and going out for it or are a bit of a master chef in the making and like experimenting and rustling up a feast (after you’ve had your morning coffee, of course). Me, well I’m somewhere in the middle. Sundays often start with a cup of coffee in bed, a magazine in hand and Sunday Brunch playing on

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Cooking with Organic Japanese Umami Paste

Trying to jazz up my lunches and dinners is a constant quest that I am on as there is nothing worse than a bland meal or a boring salad.  So when I was invited to Clearspring HQ to sample, learn and even cook side by side with Madonna’s previous chef I was quick to accept! That is when I discovered Umami, Clearspring’s latest launch. What is umami? Umami is the

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Indulge in the Super Spice of 2016 with Higher Living’s Golden Turmeric Tea

As super spices go, it’s all about turmeric at the moment that every health article or health food blogger is raving about it. This wonder spice has been used in cooking (the yellow powder mainly in curries) and as part of traditional Indian medicine and culture for many centuries. The beauty of turmeric, unlike other expensive super foods or grains that get pushed into the limelight, is that it is

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