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Monday, 14 June 2010

Thanks & Congrats!

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I my new mug

Food blogging can have many rewards - wonderful comments from readers, speciality food items to try, or even a trip to see product production.
One of the most thoughtful (& delightful) things I received recently was my own special Cherrapeño mug, printed with my banner. I LOVE IT!!

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Special cupcakes

The mug was courtesy of Forever Better - thank you - and was accompanied by some lovely cupcakes, there was even one with Cherrapeño banner icing, unfortunately it had got so squashed in the post I was unable to take a photo. It was all part of celebrating Miele's recent award from Which? where they won the Best Domestic Appliance Brand Award for the 3rd time in 4 years!

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I attended the champagne celebrations at the Miele showroom in London, with camera but minus battery which was still sitting at home on charge :( fortunately I did have a little back-up camera so you can see the award they received. It was a super evening and my first time at the London showroom, which is rather grand and in a great location, just off Regent Street.

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Inside the showroom

Miele are sponsoring the MasterChef Experience at this year's BBC Summer Good Food Show in Birmingham, 16-20th June 2010, where you can take part in the famous invention test and create a dish in front of a live audience, with the best dishes being tasted by John Torode and Gregg Wallace themselves!
Don't forget to pop by the Miele stand and say hello.

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aforkfulofspaghetti said...

What fun! Bet you won't be letting anyone else drink out of that mug... ;)

Valerie Harrison (bellini) said...

You can sit at the computer and drink your favourite cuppa:D

Anne said...

Your mug looks so much prettier than mine, must re-design my banner!

I was working so was unable to make the event, shame as would have loved to have met up again :(

Mary Bergfeld said...

I'll bet no one else gets to use that mug :-). This is my first visit to your blog. I spent some time perusing your earlier posts and really love your recipes. I'll be back often to see what else you have been cooking. Have a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

sunita said...

Love your mug, got one too; couldn't make it to the do though, am sure you had a great time. would have loved catching up with you :-)

Deeba PAB said...

That is just too darned cool Nic! WOOT! What a great idea! Hope to see you on the show. lemme know if u are on, and when, and I shall watch live streaming! FUN FUN FUN!!
Big hugs to you. Missed you on twitter but haven't been on too much! xo

Unknown said...

Great mug! I think you might start a trend here...

Maggie said...

Your banner lends itself to being printed on a mug Nic - it looks really impressive.
Next time I go to London, I think a trip to Regent Street will be on the list!

Choclette said...

Wonderful mug - I've always like your banner. I still haven't worked out how to have a banner - I tried adding one of my photos but it just messed everything up so I gave up on that particular project. The cupcakes look really cute too - shame you didn't manage to get a photo of the extra special one.

catty said...

I love your mug too! How cool that they sent you one and shame about the cupcake but I'm sure it was delicious hehe.. I'm new to your blog but have just read a few pages and YUM. I'll definitely be back :)

Nic said...

aforkfulofspaghetti - ha, I already did! It's mine from now on though!

Valli - I will be for sure!

Anne - better get yourself a colourful banner, lol! We must get together soon.

Mary - welcome to my blog, it's great to see you here. Thanks for the lovey words.

Sunita - oh that would have been great to catch up again!

Deeba - isn't it? By the way, don't look for me as I can't make it this time, lol.

Sarah - we should have a tea party and all bring our own (personalised) mugs!

Margaret - thanks and yes, do call in there if you love great kitchen appliances.

Choclette - aw thanks. If you want some help, give me a shout on the banner. Yep, shame about my special cupcake. :(

Shaheen said...

Your mug is fantastic. What a wonderful surprise.

Unknown said...

That mug is super cool!