Here at House of Coco Magazine if we’re not working or traveling then we are almost certainly eating and drinking, are you the same?
If you like to keep abreast of the latest food and drink launches then you’re in the right place. There’s an abundance of tasty morsels to get your teeth into or wrap your lips around this month.
Tea Heritage, Autumnal Teas
The boutique brand Tea Heritage recently launched their new autumnal tea collection, featuring four unique designed teabags inspired by nature. The tasty collection includes hand-stitched teabags shaped like a fox, squirrel, mushroom or autumn leaf. Possibly the cutest teabags ever designed! Priced at around £6.50 (x 5 teabags) from Tea Heritage.
Non-alcoholic Lime & Yuzu Mojito (£2.95 for 750ml) and, Elderflower, Elderberry & Echinacea Cordial (£3.75 for 500ml) both due to launch this October. Swap a traditional rum-based mojito with this non-alcoholic lime and yuzu mojito, which consists of sparkling spring water, freshly squeezed lime juice, zingy yuzu juice, and a touch of mint. Alternatively, try Elderflower, Elderberry & Echinacea Cordial, which consists of wild elderberries, elderflower infusion, Echinacea extract, water, and lemon juice a hint of sugar to create a fruity drink. Can be served hot or cold! From Ocado, Waitrose and selected other retailers. Visit Belvoir Farm for more info.
Lilk, Alternative M*lk
Lilk is an East London plant-based m*lk brand which blends the best grains and seeds to create great tasting drinks with a unique flavour, performance and texture. Designed to be used as an all-purpose milk that doesn’t split in tea and coffee, Lilk is lovely sipped cold and is also great for cooking. The brand makes both the Common Blend (priced at £1.99), made from oat and rice, and the Lush Blend (priced at £2.25), made from oat, coconut, and quinoa extract. Available from Ocado, Waitrose, Holland & Barrett, and Lilk.
Dukeshill, Traditional Apple Cider
The latest addition to Dukeshill’s selection of great produce is their new Traditional Apple Cider. In partnership with award-winning Scottish cider artist, Peter Stuart, the cider is hand-crafted in small batches using real fruit and is smooth, balanced and lightly sparkling with a refreshing crisp apple finish. The Traditional Apple Cider can be purchased in packs of 6 bottles (£12.50) or 12 bottles (£24). Alternatively it is part of the Apple Cider Picnic Hamper (£57.50), and the Apple Cider Cheese Hamper (£45). Available from Dukeshill.
Annabel’s X The Last Explorer Mezcal
Annabel’s, the award-winning private members club recently launched a limited edition Annabel’s X The Last Explorer Mezcal Espadin bottle. With only 1000 bottles available, this unique launch provides an opportunity for consumers to contribute to Annabel’s for the Amazon philanthropic drive, which is raising funds for The Caring Family Foundation. Priced at £125 (700ml), from Selfridges.
The first ever non-alcoholic beer in Europe for Corona, Corona Cero has just launched and is available to buy from all major supermarkets across the UK. Priced at £4 (for 4 x 330ml bottles).
Daylesford Organic, Organic Tomato & Chilli Jam
2022 is the 20th anniversary of one of the UK’s most well known farm shops, Daylesford Organic. As part of the celebration the farm has produced a number of specialist food and drink items in commemorative packaging, like this Organic Tomato & Chilli Jam, made on the farm with garden heritage tomatoes and spiced gently with chilli. Priced at £15 (550g), from Daylesford.
HECK the renowned gluten free company recently released an astonishingly good selection of new products. They include Breakfast Sausages, Meat-free Sausages, Cumberland Sausages, Meat-free Burgers, Sausage Squares, Steak & Butter Meatballs, plus Plump Pork & Apple Sausages. There’s even the addition of Chicken, Red Pepper & Feta Chipolatas and Chicken, Minted Pea & Spinach Chipolatas. You’ll find them all at a range of supermarkets across the UK. Find out more at Heck Food.
KIND Snack, Thins
Brand new from KIND is the Dark Chocolate, Nuts & Sea Salt Thins, which are high in fibre, gluten free, and only 95 calories per Thin. Also, the Caramel, Nuts & Sea Salt Thins are high in fibre, gluten free, and only 93 calories per Thin. Priced at £2 (4 x 19g bars), from Sainsbury’s.
Crosta & Mollica, Italian Pasta and Sauces
Continuing to deliver authentic Italian food to UK tables, Crosta & Mollica has unveiled a range of Pasta and Pasta Sauces to elevate everyday dinner staples. The comforting combination includes four new pastas including; Spaghetti, Rigatoni, Fiorelli, Tagliatelle, and four pasta sauces including; Sugo Al Pomodoro, a classic tomato sauce with basil, Sugo All’Arrabbiata, a fiery sauce with tomatoes and chillies, plus Sugo Alla Puttanesca, a traditional Neapolitan sauce of Nocellara olives, capers and sun-ripened tomatoes, and finally Sugo Alla Norma, a Sicilian recipe of sweet tomatoes, crumbled ricotta and fried aubergine. All priced at £3 each, available from Waitrose.
BLOCKHEAD, Sweets with Prebiotics
BLOCKHEAD’s BCAA sweets are not like normal sweets, they are designed to help fuel the body and gut. These strawberry flavoured sweets are packed with prebiotics, plus they are sugar free and are GMO free. Ideal for before, during or after a workout, when you’re hungry or simply in need of a healthy snack. Only 36 calories per pouch. Priced at £10 (6 x pouches), from Blockhead.