There are so many sayings that relate to food and drink; “the proof of the pudding is in the eating”, “you are what you eat”, “bread always falls butter side down” and “there’s no use in crying over spilled milk”.

We can all relate to these sayings, because the proof of the pudding is definitely in the eating, and we are what we eat especially if it’s filled with carbs! However, the bread never falls butter side down as we’ve usually devoured it before it hits the floor, and we do occasionally cry over spilled milk, but only if it involves a few chocolate martinis!

We love springtime when the launch of brand new food and drink products hit the stores. Consequently, we have complied these delicious options below…


Crosta & Mollica, Piadina Flatbread

Baked in Italy from a blend of wholemeal and soft flour, these wholeblend piadina are taken from Italy’s most famous street food. To create at home each flatbread should be warmed, topped with a tasty filling, and folded in traditional fashion. Other Crosta & Mollica flatbreads are also available; Durum Wheat, Emiliana, Spelt, and mini. Equally, Crosta & Mollica have a vast selection of bakery produce, pizza, aperitivo snacks, conserves and sweet treats available at Waitrose. Visit Crosta & Mollica to see the full range. Piadina priced between £1.10 – £2.

Love Corn, Chocolate Crunchy, and Cheese & Onion

When snacks are life, then a bag of Love Corn should be on your radar. The Love Corn team recently launched Chocolate Crunchy, and Cheese & Onion, to go alongside their already popular Sea Salt, Smoked BBQ, Salt & Vinegar and Habanero varieties Prices vary between £1 (45g bags) and £2.50 (90g / 115g bags) at selected Sainsbury’s stores, or via Love Corn.

Doughlicious, Cookie Dough

Doughlicious’ range of gourmet, gluten-free cookie dough are made with the finest ingredients and promise a fun-filled, mess-free baking experience with delicious results, guaranteed at home. There are 11 amazing flavours to suit the whole family including organic peanut butter and cranberry oatmeal. Alternatively there’s chocolate chip, salted caramel & dark chocolate, matcha and white chocolate plus many others. Whichever you choose you won’t be disappointed. Priced from £3.99 – £4.49, available from Doughlicious.

Mummy Meegz, Chuckie Egg

Firstly, the UK’s first Vegan Oat Milk cre+me egg is now available all year round. Secondly, it can satisfy your cre+me egg craving whenever it strikes! Thirdly, this mind-blowingly good creamy oat milk chocolate egg is filled with a gooey fondant centre. Available from Asda stores, priced at £1.20 per egg.


Belvoir Farm, Queens Jubilee Elderflower Cordial and Sparkling Elderflower

The elderflower is quintessentially British and Belvoir Farm just launched their ‘Best of British’ bottles to support the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with their classic Elderflower Cordial and Sparkling Elderflower. Each bottle features a special neck label and the official Queen’s Jubilee emblem designed by 19-year old graphic design student Edward Roberts who won a competition run in conjunction with the V&A Museum. Limited Edition bottles available April – June from all major supermarkets. Visit Belvoir Farm to find out more. Priced at £3.30 (500ml) Cordial, and £2.70 (750ml) Sparkling.

ESPA, Positivity Herbal Tea Infusion

ESPA’s Signature Blend Tea has beautiful aromas and delicious flavours, blended to create moments in which to pause, reflect and connect. A heart-warming mix of Rosehip, Rose petals, Jasmine, Orange Blossom and Chinese Chunmee plus Chinese Jasmine Green Tea produces a happy cup of tea. Priced at £15 from selected ESPA salons, therefore visit ESPA to find out your nearest salon.

Galipette Cider, Galipette Rosé

Brand new Rosé Cider from Galipette is made with rare red-flash apples from the orchards of Brittany and Normandy. This drink is ideal as a sunny-day refreshment; it is a deep amber colour that naturally varies by harvest. Moreover, with notes of fresh berries, and aromas of blackcurrant leaf it is a modern yet authentic drink that will transport the drinker to the orchards of the French countryside. Available from Waitrose, priced at £2 per 330ml bottle.

We hope you enjoyed delving into our Food and Drink News this spring.


A veteran in global travel, Rachel also loves to explore hidden gems on home turf. She’s a writing connoisseur of Britain’s best hotels, luxury beauty products, and UK food and drink launches.

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