The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Katherine PeachCommunity, Food, Homes, Kids, Wellbeing

With Mother’s Day right around the corner we know how difficult it can be to find the perfect gift, so we’ve collected a selection of great gift idea from some of the best independent shops near you. Pampering We all need a bit of pampering and self care after the year we’ve had! Beauty Box ener-chi Folk Gather Here Flowers … Read More

Quality Delivered to your Door

Katherine PeachBusiness, Food, Nutrition

Windsor Fruit Stores is a staple of Penarth’s high street, a family-run independent fruit and vegetable shop supplying fresh day-to-day produce as well as all kitchen cupboard essentials. And, of course, their bespoke fruit and vegetable boxes, arranged in store and delivered to your door. Perfect for a weekly shop or a delightful dinner party platter. Lockdown, as well all … Read More

Fun Festive Snacks

Katherine PeachChristmas, Food

We can all agree that food is one of the best parts about Christmas. From the mounds of chocolate, the buffet nibbles to the Christmas dinner itself. So we’ve collected a couple of super easy and fun Christmas treats you can make yourself. Reindeer Chocolate Bark This is a great one for kids to get involved with. This festive treat … Read More

Christmas Mocktail Recipes

Katherine PeachChristmas, Food

You don’t have to drink alcohol to enjoy a tasty winter cocktail. We’ve collected a few easy festive mocktails for you to make this Christmas. Enjoy! Mulled Wine A wonderful Christmas classic, which is guaranteed to fill your house with festive smells. Ingredients 500ml pomegranate juice 25g golden caster sugar Handful of frozen blackberries 250ml apple juice 1 cinnamon stick … Read More

Gingerbread House Recipe

Pippa-Marie SheppardFood

What says festive more than spending the day baking and decorating a home-made gingerbread house?  You will need:  For the gingerbread: 600g plain flour  4 tsp ground ginger  200g dark muscovado sugar  250g unsalted butter  2 tsp bicarbonate of soda  7 tbsp golden syrup  To Decorate:  500g icing sugar  2 egg whites  Mini chocolate fingers  Selection of sweets  Step 1: … Read More

Easy Handmade Gifts

Katherine PeachChristmas, Creative, Featured, Food, Homes, Kids

Struggling to think of a great gift for your loved ones but coming up short of new ideas? We’ve all been there. Flipping through the Christmas catalog, wandering aimlessly down the aisles, strolling endlessly but you still can’t find the perfect gift. But instead of waiting to find one, why not make one? Here at View Publishing, we’ve collected a … Read More

Festive Christmas Cocktails

Katherine PeachChristmas, Featured, Food

After the year we’ve had, I’m excited to raise a glass to the end of the year and you can never go wrong with cocktails. What I love about cocktails is that there’s one for everyone, whatever your tastes, there is always a cocktail for you. And as we settle into the Christmas season, we thought we’d collect some of … Read More

Dining With The Stars

Stifyn ParriFeatured, Food

As soon as I knew that this issue’s theme was ‘bring it to the table’, it hit me that I’ve spent a shocking amount of time on this Earth at a table. Talking, drinking, laughing and eating. But not always in that order! And sometimes all at once! Yes, food is so pivotal in my life and the deep conversation … Read More

Flavours of the Six Nations

Jo BaldwinFood, Travel

With Wales being current title-holders of the Six Nations rugby tournament, we know we’re looking forward to next year’s instalment. Here, travel expert Jo Baldwin takes a look at the independent culinary delights of each participating country. Wales A restaurant with no menu? No problem. Sosban, located within a quaint historical butcher’s shop, asks you to forget the menu and … Read More

Festive Recipes

Pippa-Marie SheppardFood

Apple, Cheese and Potato Pie Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 30g salted butter 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 large onions, finely sliced 1/2 bunch of thyme 30g plain flour 500ml vegetable stock 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 450g potatoes, cut into 2-3cm chunks 3 chopped apples 150g grated mature cheddar Ready to roll pastry (1) Melt the butter in a saucepan and … Read More