I am a huge fan of DIY flavoured alcohol. In the past I have made orange spiced vodka, and elderflower and blackberry vodka, all of which were delicious. Today I wanted to share my very easy sloe gin recipe. All you need is a little patience to not drink the gorgeous looking red nectar before Christmas time. It makes a perfect handmade Christmas gift too if you can bare to part with it! Continue Reading
Oh how we love our Soda Stream! We are all lovers of soda or pop, as we like to call it, at The Ana Mum Diary house. Gone are the days when the pop man (do you remember him?) in an open backed truck would collect all of the empty bottles and deliver more pop for the week. I love that idea even now, having drinks available for when you need them.
We have been testing out the Soda Stream Play (£69.99) for the past couple of weeks, together with the new collection of Del Monte flavourings for drinks. Three new flavours of syrup each one £3.99 – Orange, Caribbean and Tropical, all really delicious. Continue Reading
Enjoying a meal together out as a family is a real treat. So you want to be assured good service, and very tasty food. Our go to choice is the Italian restaurant Zizzi’s. We visit our Nottingham branch of the chain regularly for just these very reasons. We headed to our local this bank holiday weekend to review the food overall, but especially the new Bambini kids menu. Continue Reading
Fish fingers are a favourite food for kids, but getting children to eat other quality fish can at times be a little tricky. Here’s the secret method.
Fish fingers have long been a favourite food for kids, but getting children to eat other quality fish can at times be a little tricky. And it shouldn’t be hard; fish is good for you and oh so delicious. So to help you encourage your little ones to eat more fish, here are a few top tips: