Christmas in the City

It’s certainly beginning to look a lot like Christmas – Oxford Street is lit up, the smell of mulled wine is in the air and it’s totally acceptable to wear your favourite party dress any day of the week. If you’re spending the festive period in our home city of London this year, we’ve put…

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ELVI LOVES: LONDON FASHION WEEK

Whether you’re heading to the shows, or going for some street-style inspo’, London Fashion Week can be extremely exciting, but oh-so tiring if you’re not properly fed or watered. We’ve rounded up some of Soho’s hottest spots to help you make the most of this year’s Fashion Week. Read on to find out where to…

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The Essential Summer Cocktail Guide

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you like Pina Coladas’ you’ll love our Summer Cocktail Guide! To celebrate National Pina Colada Day, team ELVI enjoyed a cocktail night at popular East London bar The Culpeper (all in the name of research, of course!) to bring you the ultimate guide to our top pick of summertime cocktails that you really must…

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The Health Benefits of H2O
Food & Drink

  It contains no calories and is unbeatable for quenching thirst, but despite all the benefits many people shun water in favour of unhealthy, sugary drinks. The recommended amount of liquid a day is it might not seem like a taste sensation, but we’re here to make the case why the humble glass of water…

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ELVI loves La di da Sweet Treats
Food & Drink

The History behind the beautiful bakery: The story began from when the ever so lovely Sangita discovered her element in the kitchen when she was young, which was baking. Something she was better at than cooking (as she was told by her family). Since then she has wanted to reveal her magic to everyone which…

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Ultimate Roast Chicken with Jamie Oliver
Food & Drink

Having the family round this year for Christmas with no clue on what to cook? Well.. Jamie has it all covered for you with this mouth-watering recipe. Serves 6 Cooks In 2H 40M Difficulty Not too tricky Ingredients 1 x 4 kg free-range chicken , with giblets a few sprigs of fresh thyme a few sprigs of fresh…

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Tuck in with a good ole’ Hot Choc!
Food & Drink

Serves 2 Cooks in: 5 minutes & it’s super easy! What you need: 565ml full cream or semi-skimmed milk 2 tablespoons good-quality drinking chocolate Sugar, optional to taste How to make: First put the milk into a pan. Bring to a simmer-not a boil- and while it is heating, put a tablespoon of choco powder…

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ELVI loves PASTA
Food & Drink

We all love a good bowl of scrumptious pasta here at ELVI, whether it’s comfort food after a night out or made for yourself for an indulgent night-in dinner. The only food you can be so creative about, from choosing your shape and type of pasta to the sauce and spices you want in it.…

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Feeling an Indian Night?
Food & Drink

Instead of ordering the same old Indian takeaway, how about you prepare an easy meal for yourself or for friends at home! Aloo Gobi  Ingredients: 1 small head cauliflower, or ½ a big one, cut into large florets 1 splash vegetable oil 1 tablespoon black mustard seeds 1 large pinch asafoetida 12 curry leaves, pulled…

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Avocado Cheesecake

  We all love an indulgent weekend and this cake recipe is just that! Super creamy and sweetly delicious, this mousse like dessert with a zingy twist and nutty base will leave wanting more, but the best part about this divine dessert is that it’s also packed full of nutrients. It’s also sugar, dairy and…

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