REVIEW: Fortnum and Mason Traditional Mince Pies

So…I ummed and I arrred and eventually, decided to go for it. What am I talking about? Well, buying these bad boys is what…bought from the Fortnum and Mason shop at St Pancras Station as I passed by on my travels…the price, a cool £10.95. That’s £1.83 per pie! I mean, there’s premium. There’s luxury….

2017 UPDATED REVIEW: Iceland Luxury Mince Pies

2017 Update I find it interesting re-visting things from last year. You have certain expectations. Your views have changed, moulded over another year. These Iceland Mince Pies were a 19/20 in the taste test last year as you can see below, and the main thing that let them down was the size of the pie…

Cadburys Roses and the case of the severely impaired judgement!

Welcome to my Cadburys Roses rant! And this will be a rant, as actually I’m very irritated by this. How can a company, especially a clever one like Cadburys, completely misjudge their customers so badly. Now, I’ve always had this vision of Roses as the more premium of the two big dogs in town for…

Quality Street through the ages!

Christmas isn’t Christmas without stupid indulgence of chocolates in front of the TV, wearing something loose fitting with an elasticated waist because for some reason, your jeans are a bit tight today. For many years, the battle was Quality Street versus Roses. As I was growing up, and Quality Street was made by Rowntree, it…