CARLUCCIO’S – 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY 2019

The restaurant chain Carluccio’s was co-founded in 1991 by widely renowned Italian Chef, the late, great Antonio Carluccio OBE OMRI About Antonio From Southern Italy originally, it was a mountain region in the North of the country where Antonio grew up. Later, Antonio lived, served and worked in various European locations, involved in a myriad … More CARLUCCIO’S – 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY 2019

Profiling TSS Business of the Month for March 2019 GUÐRUN & GUÐRUN and its co-founder Gudrun Rógvadóttir

  From its Faroe Islands base, knitwear company GUÐRUN & GUÐRUN connects Faroese sheep farmers and this northern archipelago’s wool spinning traditions; the craft of hand-knitting and the company’s social responsibility policy with the fashion (and lifestyle) customer who cares ‘about each other, the environment, our common natural resources and who yet want to be … More Profiling TSS Business of the Month for March 2019 GUÐRUN & GUÐRUN and its co-founder Gudrun Rógvadóttir

Bree Merryn Art Ltd a TSS Business of The Month for February 2019

The Spring Fair is an all-important date in the Home and Gift calendar for the retail industry and this year’s event happened across five days, early February, at NEC Birmingham, UK. Yorkshire based artist, Bree Merryn is fresh from the show, after exhibiting her framed art prints, and canvas prints as well as her signature … More Bree Merryn Art Ltd a TSS Business of The Month for February 2019

Melitta Group is TSS Business of the Month for January 2019

FOUNDER Melitta Bentz (1873-1950) invented the drip brew, paper coffee filter after experimenting with coffee grounds, blotting paper and a tin pot in which she’d punched holes. The Imperial Patent Office in Berlin granted Bentz the patent for the paper filter in June 1908. She, and husband, Hugo Bentz ran the company ‘Melitta’ as a family … More Melitta Group is TSS Business of the Month for January 2019

A Selection of Six Sparkling Christmas Glass Pieces

It has been hugely enjoyable to view some fine examples online of art glass, handmade glassware and festive themed glass packaged items, and to arrive at a super six selection. 1. Winter Spice home candle – from a larger collection by Sandy Bay London and a SBL Technology Home Fragrance Manufacturer   2. Christmas themed Bauble … More A Selection of Six Sparkling Christmas Glass Pieces

Supermarket Red Wine Recommendations from TSS

Rioja Spanish Red wine produced from the Tempranillo grape is never my first choice, preferring Malbec or Shiraz varieties in wines from Argentina as a rule. Nevertheless, when it comes to Spanish wines my first choice will always be from the Rioja region. At the moment I particularly like a ‘Vina Del Cura‘ a Rioja … More Supermarket Red Wine Recommendations from TSS

Ruby Hot Chocolate Recipe from Prestat – Product Feature

TSS says: Prestat informs us that Ruby Cocoa beans have a natural, forest fruit flavour alongside a delicate kind of chocci-ness. We found that the hot chocolate drink we made using Ruby Hot Chocolate Flakes was milky pale in colour but there was a definite hint of fruitiness there. See the Ed’s instagram video below … More Ruby Hot Chocolate Recipe from Prestat – Product Feature

Double Walled Coffee Mugs – A Product Feature

Remember that I told you of my penchant for using Borosilicate glassware when oven cooking? Reminder at: here Above I present my growing collection of double-walled Borosilicate cups/mugs designed for coffee and other hot beverages, and for serving iced drinks too!       In this posting I am featuring a double-walled coffee mug from JUDGE … More Double Walled Coffee Mugs – A Product Feature

Sewing Projects for Home Accessorizing plus book #Giveaway

  11 soft furnishing projects using fusible applique motifs made from wool and cotton. Make cushions or table runners in a seasonal theme. All are charming, folksy designs and inspiring projects. Patterns included. This book will appeal to beginners and intermediate level: quilters, needlework enthusiasts, or craft sewists. A labour of love but fun to … More Sewing Projects for Home Accessorizing plus book #Giveaway

Judge Table Essentials Range – A Trade Press article

the following contains product placement Pictured is the small jug, square serving platter and side plate (square) and are 3 of 21 NEW pieces to the Judge Table Essentials collection The Product Judge Table Essentials consists over 100 items in the entire collection which includes glassware. This is classic and stylish Tableware (and Serveware) for … More Judge Table Essentials Range – A Trade Press article