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Healthy Eating: Skinny Swaps

Making healthy food choices during summer is always a struggle so if you haven’t been on your best behaviour, there’s no need to panic. Here are some skinny swaps that provide tasty foods without the calories, sugar and unhealthy fats as the move towards Autumn begin and thoughts turn to getting in shape for the festive season.   Clearspring Sea …

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Tresor Paris Launch New Quantum Cubus Collection

Tresor Paris recently unveiled its new ‘Quantum Cubus’ jewellery range for men and women. The Quantum Cubus range inspired by science and physics features necklaces, bracelets, rings and cufflinks to give outfits a “modern, yet tasteful twist”. Tresor Paris said: “This fresh, minimalist collection captures the stylish essence of the brand, with timeless pieces conveying a sophisticated taste with an …

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Eccleston Square Hotel Cocktail Hour

I was at Eccleston Square Hotel, a designer Georgian hotel in London Victoria recently to try the new cocktail hour, which offers 3 solid hours of happy hour (5pm – 8pm) with half priced cocktails (£4.75). I found the hotel itself to be very impressive! It’s a grade-two ‘heritage status’ building, the former home of Princess Victoria, run by a …

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Review: Spring Restaurant

Housed in the New Wing of the iconic Somerset House, Spring is a restaurant owned by acclaimed chef Skye Gyngell. It’s a very beautiful and elegant dining space with a daily changing, seasonal menu. DECOR White colour scheme with gigantic mirrors and arty globular chandeliers lighting that’s very elegant and beautiful to look at. It also has an orangery-style inner …

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Review: Orient London

Orient London, a new restaurant owned by Chef and hospitality entrepreneur Patrick Cheung recently opened in London’s China Town (16th June, 2015). It’s the 4th restaurant by Cheung who also owns the Mizu Noodle Bars in Suffolk and Essex, and the Aqua Eight Fusion Restaurant and Bar in Ipswich. Orient serves Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine alongside dishes from the northern …

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Recipe: Summer berry galette

Who can resist a slice of warm fruit pie? Don’t stick to the old favourites of apple or apple and blackberry, try this tangy berry mix in a deliciously crumbly rich pastry. A perfect dessert to follow a family Sunday roast. Any leftovers taste equally good cold too. Serves 6 Prep: 30 minutes Chill: 30 minutes Cook: 30 minutes Ingredients …

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pancake recipes

Recipe: California Prune Pancakes

Easy to make pancake recipe Makes 8 Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes   Ingredients: 100g California prunes 200g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 large eggs Pinch of salt 300ml milk 1 tablespoon caster sugar Knob of butter   Method: Mix flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a large bowl. Beat the eggs and milk …

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cod recipe

Recipe: Cod & Watercress Parcels

On the table in under half an hour, these parcels are a quick and healthy supper. Cod and watercress together are a great source of omega 3 fatty acids and iron. Served on a bed of Mediterranean brown rice, this main course will keep you fuller for longer. Serves: 2 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 250g …

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Ultimate Ears Introduces New Mobile Speaker: UE ROLL

  Ultimate Ears just launched the UE ROLL, a waterproof go-everywhere speaker with 360-degree sound. The design of UE ROLL carries the essence of the original UE BOOM and is made to be part of your ultra-mobile lifestyle. It is waterproof and life-resistant, forged from the toughest, most premium materials, so you can dunk it, drop it or toss it …

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Thomas Dakin Gin

Thomas Dakin Gin, a new small batch gin launched in London this week after an initial launch in Manchester. It is a classic style juniper- led gin, whose namesake created the world’s first quality English gin and founded the world’s oldest gin distillers in 1761. The new gin, named in honour of Thomas Dakin, the young gin innovator, has been …

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