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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

Christmas Cocktail Recipe: Gordon Ramsay Edition

Posted on November 28, 2017 by Ashleigh Mayes

At Red Letter Days we are well and truly in the Christmas spirit (don’t judge us, November is NOT too early to start celebrating). From big comfy jumpers and evenings tucked up in front of the television to glittering decorations and catchy jingles, there’s… Read More

Treat Your Tastebuds With Taste of London

Posted on June 13, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Fancy yourself as a foodie? Well here’s something you can really sink your teeth into. This week (14th – 18th June), Taste of London returns to the Big Smoke for five days of outstanding food and drink, bringing with it a series of world-class chefs,… Read More

A Waitrose Recipe to Wow This Mother’s Day

Posted on March 8, 2017 by Brooke

With Mother's Day coming up, what better way to show mum how much you care than by dishing up a home-cooked meal. We've teamed up with Waitrose to give you a classic Persian dish to cook for her this Mother's Day. If you love… Read More

Our First Ambassador Event – with Cake Boy

Posted on February 28, 2017 by Laura Foulger

We recently announced that we’d started working with 5 blogger ambassadors, including Kip and Louise (more about them here.) For the occasion of our very first bloggers’ event, the pair help us bring together 9 other bloggers from all corners of the blogosphere, resulting… Read More

7 Reasons to Visit Manchester

Posted on February 21, 2017 by Brooke

Home to world-famous football teams, iconic bands, Coronation Street and chips and gravy, Manchester is Northern England's diverse, energetic and creative hub. For anyone planning to visit for a weekend or perhaps thinking of moving north, read on for 7 reasons why you should definitely consider… Read More

Christmas Tipple Tasting

Posted on December 12, 2016 by Brooke

Christmas is almost upon us and the winter chill is definitely starting to set in, which means you must definitely need a tipple (or 2) to warm up! Here at RLD we took on the challenging task of a Christmas tipple tasting as we… Read More

Health and Well-Being Tips

Posted on November 4, 2016 by Brooke

It's National Spa Week this week (2nd - 6th November 2016), so we got together with Espirit Spa and Wellness at Holiday Inn Reading to compile a list of lifestyle and exercise health and well-being tips to improve your health. Read More

A Haunted Halloween

Posted on October 26, 2016 by Brooke

It's nearly that time of the year again, when we transform ourselves into ghoulish characters, decorate our houses with cobwebs and, of course, carved pumpkins. Make Halloween a total scream this year with some of our frightfully fun ideas for pumpkin carving, spooky recipes, costumes and… Read More

It’s Chocolate Week!

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Brooke

Lets go loco about cocoa, after all it is Chocolate Week (10 - 16 October). We consulted chocolate connoisseurs Hotel Chocolat, to discover what flavours each different cocoa region produces and how best to make the most of each distinctive flavour. Warning: the below content… Read More

Great British Bake Off Best Mel and Sue Moments

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Andrea

Is there no end to the shocking moves from our favourite shows? Following the loss of BBC Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson (and shortly after, his co-hosts too) we were all devastated, yet at the same time, oddly curious to see what would come next. Read More

Fresh Vegetarian Summer Salads

Posted on July 15, 2016 by admin

When the weather is hot, sometimes it's nice to take a break from the barbecue and try something cool and fresh. We'd like to share a few recipes we use to make vegetarian and vegan summer salads for lunch in the office. Read More

Pet Treats and Pet Poisons

Posted on April 8, 2016 by Brooke

It's National Pet Month from 1st April to 2nd May and we've got some advice for all pet owners about what you can and can't feed your pets to ensure you are giving them the pet treats they deserve (and can safely… Read More

An Easter Recipe from Daylesford Farm

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Brooke

We chatted to Daylesford Farm's Head Chef Gaven Fuller about his favourite recipe for Easter (we've got some easy Easter favourites of our own) and he let us into the secrets behind his slow-cooked lamb shoulder with white beans and salsa verde mayonnaise. Read More

Luxury Chocolate Making at MyChocolate

Posted on February 29, 2016 by Brooke

Two lucky staff from Red Letter Days headed to MyChocolate's London studio for an evening of luxury chocolate making, truffle tasting and Prosecco drinking recently (read about a previous but perfect chocolate night in too). We'd recommend it as the ideal workshop for chocolate fanatics, anyone in… Read More