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The Breakfast Pantry

A blog post dedicated to one of the most requested elements of a Humphrey Munson kitchen – the breakfast pantry.  A handy spot to keep the toaster and coffee machine and have everything you need to hand – plates, knives, spoons, cups, mugs, teas, coffees, hot chocolate – you can keep all these things in…

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The Grand Hibernian

Belmond began in 1976 with the purchase of the Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice by American entrepreneur James B Sherwood, and has grown to become the ultimate in luxury travel experiences worldwide. Belmond are truly travel experts with a global collection of 46 iconic hotels, trains, river cruises in 22 countries from America, Europe, Africa…

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RJH Architecture

We are very lucky at H|M to come across some very inspiring interior and architecture companies in our work and today we’re sharing this brilliant Q&A with the wonderfully talented Richard Hastings who is the founder of RJH Architecture. Read on to find out more… What is your background and why did you decide to…

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6 Amazing Healthy Pasta Alternatives

On a cold, damp winter’s day there is nothing better than a warming bowl of pasta to nourish the soul and lift our spirits. However if you are trying to keep your diet on track, allergic to gluten or are looking for alternative recipes to try, have a little scroll because we’ve put together a collection…

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Kamalaya Wellness Retreats

Herb House, Lime Wood Hotel

How is 2018 treating you so far? If the start to the new year has been anything like ours and completely hectic, you may already be day-dreaming of escaping reality for just a few hours and if this is the case, you should definitely consider the ‘Taste of Kamalaya’ retreat at Herb House – the super…

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Luca, Clerkenwell

Luca is a not-so-new-now but utterly brilliant restaurant from The Clove Club group and it’s a joy. A real joy. Situated in an early 19th century listed building in Clerkenwell, the windows have linen café curtains creating a feeling of cool nostalgia as you enter from bustling St John Street. When you walk in, your eye is drawn past the upbeat and vibrant…

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Amelia Freer

A healthier, happier life through optimum nutrition

Some of our favourite recipes at H|M are by the super talented Amelia Freer. Amelia is a qualified nutritional therapist who has written 3 best selling cookbooks and we love all of them. Amelia has undertaken extensive training over many year,  firstly, at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in Richmond where she completed the 4 year Diploma in Nutritional Therapy and where…

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Q&A with Cherie Lee Interiors

Interior Design Consultancy

Cherie Lee Interiors is an interior design consultancy based in Hertfordshire and London. Their interior projects blend classic, period features with contemporary, modern styling. With an impressive portfolio of specialist listed and conservation buildings across the Home Counties and London,  Cherie works on a broad range of properties, including new build and commercial premises. Ensuring that…

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Mince Pie Croissants

For our last day at work we made these mince pie croissants to use up some leftover mincemeat. Full disclosure … we didn’t make the croissants from scratch (although this recipe by Paul Hollywood isn’t impossible and apparently is amazing) – we bought these ones from Waitrose. We got the idea for the mince pie croissants from a…

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Home-baked Sweet Potato Chips

The Best Winter Snack

We love sweet potatoes at H|M but what is so special about this humble orange potato? Sweet potatoes are not actually related to potatoes and unlike potatoes, you can also eat the leaves of sweet potatoes which are (apparently) very nutritious. Also, unlike regular potatoes, these vegetables do count towards your 5-a-day because they are…

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Q&A with Brian Woulfe

Designed by Woulfe

Designed by Woulfe is an interior design studio, founded by Brian Woulfe in 2008. The studio specialises in the seamless delivery of bespoke interior design solutions. The studio has undertaken projects in the UK, US and Asia Pacific regions and takes a ‘Ground Up’ design approach. Woulfe and his team are skilled at bringing a…

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Mediterranean Roasted Veggie Toasts

Toast is good at any time of the year but especially in the cooler winter months. We love using the 4 slot NewGen toaster by Dualit – it is just the best toaster in the world and we love it. This recipe for roasted veggie toasts is so quick and easy and also vegan, perfect for…

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Roast Beef & Red Onion Jam on Toast

For a delicious lunch on a cold winter’s day, you cannot beat roast beef and red onion jam on toast! We used the temperature probe in the Wolf range cooker to cook the beef to the perfect medium-rare – take a look here to see more of how the Wolf temperature probe works in real…

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Fragrant Prawn Toasts

Super quick, easy and fresh – we love this asian prawn toast recipe. It’s perfect for a quick lunch or as a canapé before dinner. Simply mix some cooked prawns with chopped coriander, thinly sliced red pepper and finely grated ginger. Add a dash of fish sauce, sesame oil and season with salt and pepper.…

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Longford Pantry, Felsted - Humphrey Munson

5 reasons we love a walk in pantry

We do love a walk in pantry at H|M and if you have the space available they are a brilliant addition to the modern day kitchen. Historically, the pantry (from the latin “panna” meaning bread) was originally a small room dedicated exclusively to the storage of bread and bakery items, however, by the mid-nineteenth century it had…

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Holiday House London

Holiday House, founded in 2008 by interior designer and breast cancer survivor Iris Dankner, is an interior design showhouse where top interior designers and lifestyle brands showcase their talent to raise critical funds for the prevention and cure of breast cancer. In 2017, Holiday House will celebrate its tenth year of showhouses with the 10th…

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Cooking with Gaggenau

Season Cookery School at Lainston House

Situated in the stunning grounds of Lainston House, an Exclusive Hotel near Winchester, Hampshire, Season Cookery school is housed in a renovated 17th century well house and is just a stone’s throw from Lainston’s brimming kitchen garden which supplies the hotel’s kitchen and the cookery school with the very best seasonal ingredients. There are a wide…

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Celebrating World Egg Day

Bacon, Avocado & Egg Bagels

We celebrated World Egg Day in our Felsted showroom today and thought we’d share this recipe with you – it’s a real gem. We used the dual control AGA in our Longford kitchen, but you could easily use a regular oven and hob instead. I N G R E D I E N T S…

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The Phoenicia Malta

The recently re-opened Phoenicia Malta has undergone a large-scale refurbishment reaffirming its long-held reputation as Malta’s leading luxury hotel. A recent addition to the CampbellGray Hotels portfolio, the relaunch heralds a new era for this much loved grand hotel located in the island’s capital, Valletta.  The Phoenicia’s renovation is testament to the commitment by CampbellGray…

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Walks around London

Bleak House is a London-based online lifestyle store selling beautifully made products for the home, for outdoor adventures and for dogs. They also have an online magazine with interior design advice and lifestyle tips as well as recommendations of places to visit and things to do both in London and away from home. Typical posts…

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Wolf Bake Stone Kit

Perfect Pizza!

When it comes to pizza, t’s all about the crispy base and we have been testing out various versions of the recipe below for a while now and we think it’s pretty fantastic. We use the bake stone in the Wolf range cooker to cook the pizzas which is such a brilliant accessory for this…

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Georgian Hunting Lodge

Before & After

It’s always a wonderful feeling to see a space transformed and the kitchen at the Georgian Hunting Lodge project is no different. When it came to the interior design of this project, it was immediately obvious that the homeowners of this beautiful historic house had an incredible eye for balance and harmony and they were keen to…

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Rosewood London

Rosewood London is renowned as one of the finest five-star hotels in London and wow, wow, wow isn’t that the truth. Blending English heritage with contemporary sophistication, the Edwardian Grade II-listed building has been sensitively renovated to create a luxury hotel with the ambiance of a stylish London residence. Located in that sort of in-between…

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Q&A with Salvesen Graham

Interior Design

Founded in 2013 by Nicole Salvesen and Mary Graham, Salvesen Graham is an interior design and decoration practice specialising in classic interiors with a modern twist. Working with both private residential and commercial clients in the UK and abroad from hotels and houses to private members clubs, design duo Nicole Salvesen and Mary Graham draw…

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Q&A with Stefano Marinaz

Landscape Architecture

From their London base, the Stefano Marinaz Landscape Architecture studio work alongside international architects and designers on projects ranging from small private gardens to larger landscapes, and historical restorations to installations for garden festivals. We caught up with Stefano to find out more about how he established the practice and what a day in the…

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