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Around the world in Christmas Cuisine

9 Jul

  So July is in full swing and we so are the Christmas previews….. It’s always a little surreal to be surrounded by Christmas trees and alpine quirkiness when its 25degrees outside and you’re dressed in short sleeves, bare legs and Sandals. However, it got me thinking about Christmas food…. Because that’s what I do.  […]

Blooming Tasty…

27 May

Blooming Tasty….    Flowers and Food is not a new trend with the gastronomy industry but more of an ongoing visual element that has consistently spanned around 10 years now but why….? Well…. Flowers were an everyday ingredient back in the 16th & 17th Century but slowly faded out until the 21st where it started […]

Whether the weather be Hot or not…..

21 May

It only seemed a few days ago that we were declaring ‘Spring had Sprung’.  Who would have known that Summer would be knocking on the door quite so soon and if you’re anything like me, you’re completely unprepared…no sun cream, sunhats (for the kids!) and the BBQ well and truly tucked away in the garage […]

The Notting Hill Carnival

22 Aug

The Notting Hill Carnival BOOOOO… it’s the last bank holiday of the year but HOORAH…. that means it’s the always anticipated Notting Hill Carnival! What more do you want from a long weekend than to finish it with the favourite people in your life with Music, amazing food and some daytime drinking, with the added […]

Summer Party Venues

2 May

So to follow on from last week’s blog about our awesome BBQ menus we thought it would be a good idea to tell you about some great venues where you can have your Summer parties/BBQ’s in London this year. As you are probably aware Purple Grape work with some truly extraordinary venues, so having to […]

Summer BBQ Time!

25 Apr

As the weather is getting slowly but surely hotter as the year goes on, we have already smelt the delicious aromas of our neighbours getting their BBQ’s out – there’s nothing quite like the smell of charring meat over hot coals, it just encapsulates summer. Here at Purple Grape HQ we’ve been putting together some […]