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The Wowcher Guide to Approved Food!

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Approved Food is the place to head for great savings on your weekly grocery shop. They work by trading in products with a ‘best before’ date – basically just the manufacturer’s guess of when the product will start to go off. Products range from top brands like Kellogg’s cereal and Cadbury’s chocolate, all the way to household essentials like dog food and washing up liquid. …

New Year, New You!

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Has the festive season left you feeling sluggish, bloated, sleepy and about one mince pie away from rocking in the corner in a sugar-induced coma? Then it sounds like you need to dedicate some quality time to getting back in touch with your inner loveliness. Out with the old habits, in with the New Year and New You! Here at Wowcher, we’re with you every step …

The Wowcher Guide to Healthy Festive Food

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Santa baby, slip some healthy dessert recipes under the tree, or three… I’ve been an awfully good girl, Santa baby, So hurry to the kitchen tonight… Santa baby, why not try a Christmas cake pop, or two… Your family will no doubt love you, Santa baby, So hurry to the kitchen tonight… Easy to make, and an instant crowd pleaser, these cake pops (inspired by …

The Wowcher Guide to Christmas Hampers

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Santa baby, slip a hamper under the tree, from me. It’s an awful good gift, for my mummy. So hurry down the chimney tonight…. ‘Hamper,’ from the old French word ‘hanepier’ translates to a ‘case for goblets’, but now refers to a delicious basket of goods given as a fashionable gift for a special occasion… and what better occasion to give a lovely bundle (or …

Wowcher Reviews The Waldorf Hilton

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I have been for afternoon tea before. I’ve slathered scones with jam and tipped tea into china cups. I’ve felt the excitement of tiers of treats being laid before you and playing a game of ‘guess the filling of the sandwich’. It’s an English tradition that, as a Scot, I have grown to absolutely adore over the years. So when I was asked if I …

Wowcher’s Guide to Afternoon Tea Week

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There is an endless list of stereotypes about British life and people – a love of queuing, gabbing about the weather and having disastrously bad teeth, to name but a few. Some seem rather ill conceived (the latter), but some, it has to be said, are bang on the money, namely our unfading, eternal love of tea. We seem to love our tea more than …

Wowcher Does a Cocktail Making Class @ Dice Bar

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We sent Emily to Dice Bar for a marvellous cocktail making class, where she learnt how to mix, shake and stir like a master… Though I thoroughly (and I mean thoroughly) enjoy drinking them, the klutz in me has ensured I steer clear of actually making cocktails at all costs. Tragically, I lack the coordination and flair needed to successfully create such tasty, beautiful beverages …