Foodie penpals – May 2016

For May’s parcel, I sent to Erica, who wanted some easy snacks, and said she also loved lavendar. So I put together a parcel which included Welsh treacle toffee and Welsh cakes (with Andrew’s heritage I always like putting these into my parcels), plus some of my favourite Lotus Biscoff biscuits (and oh my God […]

Foodie penpals – April 2016

Once again I am late with my Foodie Penpals reveal, but slowly catching up! April’s foodie penpal parcel came all the way from bonny Scotland from Debbie, and was once again a fantastic mix of pregnancy friendly treats and snacks. My parcel included an Old El Paso stand and stuff kit (which Andrew loves because […]

Foodie penpals – February 2016

This month’s Foodie Penpal Charlotte was keen to receive a parcel of Asian goodies, finding them difficult to get hold of where she lives. You don’t have to ask me twice to pop to Chinatown for some supplies, and so I went there after work with Andrew to pick up a selection of goodies for her […]

Foodie penpals – January 2016

For my January Foodie Penpals parcel I received a goodie box of lovely treats from Vanessa, including lots of lovely snacks to keep me going throughout the wintry days in the office! As well as a selection of detox, caffeine free teas, I also received some delicious chocolatey biscuits, lemon meringues, different flavoured chocolates and […]

Foodie penpals – October 2015

For this month’s Foodie Penpals I was paired with Kris who blogs over at Passion for Baking (check out her wagon wheel bars!), and Annabelle who is a French woman living in Germany with a Portuguese husband and who previously lived in Newcastle. Phew. It turns out that Kris actually discovered Foodie Penpals through my very […]

Week 41 – South African and Irish goodies (an honorary Foodie Penpals post)

This last week has not been especially eventful in my kitchen, although the Great British Bake Off kitchen saw the final, with Nadiya being crowned a very worthy winner. I am so pleased she won: I thought she consistently produced great bakes throughout the series, and she seems like a genuinely lovely person as well. […]