Foodie penpals – May 2014

Whoops –  I am late again with my Foodie Penpal post. Last month I blamed the kitchen refurbishment, this month I blame the bathroom refurbishment! Next month I promise I’ll be sharing my post in a timely fashion! It’s not that the bathroom refurbishment is as disruptive as the kitchen one: but it is dirtier. […]

Foodie penpals – November 2013

I am so in love with foodie penpals – I’ve been sent some amazing treats from around the UK and Europe, and also had the chance to send some (hopefully) delicious goodies to random penpals across the UK (and one to Norway, in which Copenhagen is not!). The scheme takes a break for Christmas (quite […]

Foodie penpals – October 2013

Foodie penpals seems to come around so quickly each month, and it’s such a pleasure to put a parcel together for others, and to receive a parcel which someone else has caringly shopped for and packed. It’s even more of a pleasure when you get to ‘meet’ really enthusiastic penpals, especially as that enthusiasm matches […]

Foodie penpals – August 2013

This month I was lucky enough to receive my Foodie Penpals parcel from Denise who lives up in Bakewell. Her description of her foodie lifestyle sounded pretty idyllic to me – shopping in farm shops, growing her own fruit and veg and making her own chutneys and jams. She was incredibly prompt in sending her […]