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Eat, Drink and be Merry!

"I'm dreaming of a white Christmas, but if the white runs out, I'll drink the red."

~ Top 5 Foodie Xmas Gift Ideas ~

If you are looking for the perfect gift this Christmas for family and friends, below is "what's hot" this Christmas for the food and beverage enthusiast. Come in and visit us at our Clayton or Reservoir store for more gift ideas, or shop ONLINE. We have an extensive range of unique, fun and hands-on gift ideas for the food and beverage hobbyist or for those that just appreciate good old fashioned homemade food and drinks.


5. Home Cheese Making by Ricki Carroll

This is a stunning book with over 75 recipes for different cheeses and everything you need to know about making cheese at home. 



4. Pizza Accessories

Our pizza accessories include the hot seller, Italian made electric pizza oven and a huge range of accessories, from boards, to cutters to trays and lifters. Did you know the Napoli Express Electric Pizza Oven heats to 340 degrees and cooks pizza in 3 minutes? 


3. Pasta Machines

Whether you prefer the manual machine or the electric, we have a massive range of pasta machines in store, with every possible attachment or accessory for all styles and shapes.  


2. Sausage/Salami Kits

Our complete range of Sausage and Salami Kits include the starter equipment kit with manual meat mincer to make fresh mince meat for sausages all year round or your favourite style of salami in winter.  All you need to do is pick your favourite style and flavour.  We have something for every taste.   



1. Beer Kits  

Our range of beer kits cater to the beginner right through to the passionate! Everything you need to brew your own beer at home. All you need to do is choose your flavour or favourite beer style and get brewing! 


~ Xmas Special 15% Discount Offer ~

Only 3 days left to take advantage of our Christmas SALE, we're offering 15% off across the whole online range! Click on the flyer below to use this offer. (*you must apply the Discount Code "XMAS" at the final stage of checkout to get the 15% discount)

~ Food & Beverage Courses 2015 ~ 

The eagerly anticipated dates for our Food & Beverage Courses in 2015 are now available! The Home Make It courses are fun, hands-on and informative workshops, are perfect for passionate foodies seeking to return to homestyle, sustainable living and wanting to learn the secrets and art of traditional homemade cooking.

Check out our courses online now by clicking on the links below and secure a spot for yourself and a foodie friend for 2015;

~ New Product Launch ~ 

We are very pleased to be officially announcing the arrival of the newest product in our Home Make It range of kits! Introducing our Home Make It Beer Recipe Kits.  What's your favourite beer style or flavour? Make your own home brew with just four simple steps: 

Step 1. Mix Ingredients

Step 2. Ferment

Step 3. Bottle

Step 4. Enjoy!

beer kit

More Home Make It Beer Kit recipes coming soon...


~ Home Make It Gift Cards ~ 

If you can't decide which Kit to purchase, there's always our Home Make It Gift Cards. Our Gift Cards can also be used to purchase any of our Food and Beverage Courses/Workshops that will be run in 2015.  



~ Online Specials ~

Take advantage of our many online Specials this Christmas. There's something for everyone. Click on the banner below to find out more.  



~ Struffoli Christmas Recipe ~ 



Struffoli is a traditional southern Italian sweet eaten at Christmas time or given as a Christmas gift. We came across this simple version of the recipe by Michele Scicolone, a culinary expert in her cooking blog, Struffoli Season. Have a go, and home make it!


~ Trading Hours for Christmas ~

Our Reservoir and Clayton Stores will be open until 5.00pm on Christmas Eve. We will then re-open on Monday 5 January, 2015 at 9.00am.  

On behalf at all the team, (Pina, Celeste, Elena, Carmel, Ilaria, Steve, and Carla) I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  Thank you so much for your continued loyalty and trust in our equipment and advice. We look forward to a bigger and better 2015, with new products, courses and events. We will also be introducing some new members of the team which we are very excited about! 


Stay safe and enjoy the festive season.  See you in 2015 :)