It’s Christmas week. Who is excited? This Christmas seems to be the year of the gingerbread. It’s everywhere and I love it! We’ve had M&S Gingerbread Teacakes and Viennese Creams, Butterkist Gingerbread Popcorn, Gingerbread Doughnuts, Gingerbread Porridge and now it is the turn of the Waitrose Gingerbread muffin.   This beast of a muffin is from the Waitrose bakery area and in its bright red wrapper this muffin cost £1.00 to take away, and £1.20 to eat in. Why it should cost an extra 20p for a plate and taking a seat I do not know.  Gingerbread muffin with crystallised ginger, stem ginger…

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Put down your fruity, cheesey or plain scones because things have just got interesting. Waitrose Cherry Bakewell Scones have sneaked onto the shelves, almost as silent as the Heston’s Cherry Bakewell Hot Cross Buns they did back in Easter, but there is no hiding them from me.  The very fact the quintessentially British afternoon tea staple has been given a cherry bakewell make over is both daring yet genius. For those longstanding blog readers (you’re amazing thank you!) you will recall I raved about the Cherry Bakewell Hot Cross Buns and I am hoping these scones are on par.  For 4…

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Okay so I have been eyeing up this Waitrose Cherry Bakewell Granola like man candy for months and months and I’ve finally cracked and made the first move. Part of their Waitrose 1 range, which is their recent addition of a premium range, it joins several other fancy granola varieties – Salted Caramel & Ginger and Pistachio, Raspberry, Apple & Apricot.  Granola varieties are ever expanding and so is its price. For a 500g bag this Waitrose Cherry Bakewell Granola will set you back £3.99, an average price for granola these days. This is suitable for vegetarians however if you have other nut allergies aside…

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You may have spied that Waitrose have a new range out, Waitrose 1 which symbolises the very best of Waitrose. There are quite the number of goods on offer and fresh on the scene is today’s review of Waitrose Tanzanian Chocolate Ice Cream with Blood Orange Sorbet.  It is quite the mouthful but I spied it on their new adverts looking all seductive and delicious and knew it was a must buy in the Ocado shop this week. I am afraid there is no glorious bowl shot. It recommends you wait 10 minutes before serving, which is not possible in this house.…

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Following on from my review of the deliciously out there Heston Cherry Bakewell Hot Cross Buns, the ever fabulous Waitrose contacted me and offered to send their Heston Cherry Bakewell Vodka * to try. As you can imagine I was most excited and very thankful for their offer. This bottle is 70cl, 40% vol and costs £24.50. There are recommendations on mixing this to make a Cherry Bakewell Float or Ice Cream but frankly I’m opting for the alternative, straight from the fridge. A gorgeous deep red, it doesn’t smell of anything in particular but you get a sense of sticky…

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