We had a super time for our office Christmas party last night and exchanged some cracking Secret Santa presents! The gifts themselves were absolutely lovely - with everything from homemade chutney and beautiful scarves to the greatest, oversized pencil sharpener for spiral cutting carrots, courgettes and the like! – though it has to be said [...]
There is no denying it now, Christmas is definitely almost upon us. Whether you’ve had your presents wrapped since mid-October or are more of a Mad-Dash-on-Christmas-Eve sort of a shopper, there’s always that surprise gift that you’ve forgotten you needed. Office Secret Santa catching you by surprise, or that friend who announces she's dropping by [...]
First things very well first: Happy Christmas Jumper Day one and all! We’ve all donned our festive knits and we’re raising some money for Save the Children UK in the process. Here are some members of the sales and publicity departments looking ever-so-jolly with penguins, baubles and snowflakes galore!
Now, on the serious business of our [...]
After a lovely quiet weekend at the end of Drinks Week, we’re feeling like we could probably manage to slip our party shoes back on and celebrate something…What? It is December after all! Fortunately, Milli Taylor’s Party-Perfect Bites has come to our rescue! Packed with delicious canapés and party snacks from around the world, this [...]
We’ve had a great time celebrating Drinks Week, and it’s really got us into the festive spirit. We’ve learnt about pairing wine with some store cupboard staples from Jane Parkinson, and about the taste of Natural Wine from Isabelle Legeron MW. We also had some whisky cocktails thanks to Tristan Stephenson, and enjoyed some boozy [...]
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Last week we celebrated the publication of Annie Sloan’s Room Recipes for Style and Colour by Annie Sloan & Felix Sloan with a fabulous blog tour! We had reviews; features and giveaways, all hosted by some of the most beautiful interiors blogs around! It was most exciting! But don’t worry if you missed it, we’ve [...]
With the arrival of November, and some decidedly autumnal weather with it, we’re looking towards Christmas. We don’t know about you, but here at RPS towers we love macarons, and our new book Super-Cute Macarons by Loretta Liu has some fabulous Christmassy treats! How sweet are these snowmen?!
We can’t wait to give these a go as [...]
Yesterday evening saw us back at one of our most treasured shops, Books for Cooks, to celebrate the launch of a very special cookery book by Ursula Ferrigno, A Gourmet Guide to Oil & Vinegar.
We had a super evening tasting and learning about some delicious olive oils and vinegars, with a great speech from Ursula and [...]
To celebrate some beautiful fall weather and break in the kitchen at our new office in New York, we organized a pot luck lunch featuring recipes from The Natural Food Kitchen by Jordan Bourke. If you'd like to have a go at a recipe then try this delicious pumpkin and coconut laksa, full of sour, sweet, salty and spicy notes [...]
Celebrating the launch of another fabulous book, on Tuesday evening we raised a glass to Jane Parkinson with huge congratulations for her chatty, informative guide, Wine & Food. Gathered in the lovely downstairs of 28°-50°, Maddox Street, we enjoyed the most delicious champagne from Ayala, glorious canapés from the restaurant and lots of chatter about [...]