News RSS

The Great British Bake Off has finally hit our screens again. In week one we see 12 new bakers enter the famous white tent. Week 1 was biscuit week. In round one the bakers were tasked with baking a regional biscuit that has a meaning behind them. Anthony’s Tumeric & Caraway Goosnargh Cakes were a hit with Paul and Prue. The bright orange and yellow biscuits melted perfectly in the mouth and the chilli jam really bought the bake together, yet Ruby’s Masala Chai Devon Flats were very dry and left a lot to be desired. The 2nd round was...

Read more

  Swiss Roll Ice Cream Bombe This impressive bombe is more delicious if you make your own ice cream filling. Freeze the bombe without topping. Servings Prep Time 6 Servings 30 Minutes Cook Time 3-4 Hours Ingredients Main ingredients 2 Large Strawberries jam swiss rolls 90 ml Sherry  Whipped cream and fresh cherries, to decorate Ice Cream 600 ml Milk 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence 2 Whole eggs 4 Egg Yolks 175 g Caster Sugar 600 ml Double Cream Servings: 6 Instructions Prepare ice cream; heat milk, add vanilla essence. Beat eggs, yolks and sugar until creamy. Whisk in milk and strain into clean saucepan. Heat slowly, stirring, until mixture thickens. Whip cream to soft peaks. Fold...

Read more

#LSA, #wine -

Everyone is known to have a little drink every now and then, it’s one of life’s luxury’s to just kick-back, relax and take a swig of your favourite beverage. Now I’m going to ask you a simple question, are you a wine or prosecco person or even both? Me personally I prefer prosecco but that’s only because I haven’t explored the vast culture of wine. Both wine and prosecco have history; Prosecco is an Italian white wine made up north of Venice. It’s made from Glera grapes although many other grapes can be included. Prosecco is a softer, less yeasty...

Read more

Above all else our customers are our 1# priority, we want to ensure that you are fully content with our services; we also want to hear how we can improve on a whole, which is why we are eager to hear your personal experience with Beautifulhomesdirect. We have invested in a review system called Feefo which allows you, the customer, to give honest and timely reviews about our company. You decide whether you want to give a poor score of 1 star, or an excellent score of 5 stars, the choice is yours! To ensure we only have real, honest...

Read more

Summer -

At Beautifulhomesdirect, we love to help our customers out in many ways, including price reductions! With summer practically hitting us in the faces, we thought it would be a good opportunity to introduce our summer clearance! Various Tatra products and more, are available at 50%+ discount! Can you believe we're already halfway through summer, time is flying by, kids will be back to school soon and before you know it will be winter. Which is why this is the perfect opportunity to pick up these luxurious products straight from beautifulhomesdirect.com. We aren’t just sellers, we know what it’s like to...

Read more