Chocolate lovers, get ready to indulge! Today is National Dark Chocolate Day, and it's the perfect excuse to treat yourself to some rich, velvety, and
Today we are doffing our cap to William Painter, the inventor of the crown cap used to seal most beer and soda bottles. He filed three separate Bottle
Birds, birds, everywhere, but not a crumb to spare! If you're tired of seeing your feathered friends go hungry, then it's time to celebrate National Feed
The founder of Bacardi was a Catalan wine merchant called Facundo Bacardi Massó, who left Spain for Cuba in 1830.
Is Nutella one of your guilty pleasures? If so, today is for you. For the shamelessly sugary gloop known as Nutella - we're sorry, the delicious hazelnut
In 1952, the late Queen's father, George VI, died in his sleep at Sandringham Palace, having reigned for only 15 years. Elizabeth heard the news in Treetops,
Charles John Huffman Dickens was born on this very day back in 1812. Despite describing himself as a very small and not-over-particularly-taken-care-of
On this day in 1923, Harry MacElhone finally achieved his dream and bought the New York Bar on 5 Rue Daunou, Paris, where he had worked more than a decade
On this day in 1964, the Beatles officially cracked America - making them still one of very few British bands to have achieved this difficult feat.
Being English we are seldom ever out without an umbrella (or brolly as we call them), and we're particular fans of the nifty pocket-sized fold-up variety.
Today we toast one of the world's greatest pairings: coffee and milk. It's National Latte Day and what better way to celebrate than with a steamy, creamy
Plum Pudding Day has arrived, and it's time to celebrate one of the most unique and beloved holiday desserts of all time. The history of plum pudding is
Move over, Valentine's Day – there's a new love fest in town! That's right, folks, we're talking about Palentine's Day. And no, it's not a typo. This
You can't have failed to notice that 14 February is St. Valentine's Day, a time of year when a sum equivalent to the GDP of a small country is spent on
Today in 1965 Canada adopted its iconic flag and the date is celebrated annually as National Flag of Canada Day. The red and white maple leaf design replaced
February 16th is National Almond Day, a day to celebrate one of the most versatile and nutritious nuts in the world. Almonds are a staple in many diets
This is a day to excite cat lovers everywhere with pet shops around the world set for bumper sales of cat treats, toys and even collars – yup some people
On this day in 1900, Fernand Pete Petiot was born in Paris, to parents who owned a guesthouse - he would come to fame, correctly or otherwise, as the inventor
Today is National Chocolate Mint Day, a day dedicated to celebrating this unique yet delicious flavour combination. Whether you're a fan of mint chocolate
Happy National Cherry Pie Day! Today, we celebrate the sweet and tart goodness of one of America's most beloved desserts. It's time to grab your fork and
Ah, National Sticky Bun Day! The day when the delicious aroma of fresh cinnamon rolls fills the air, and the sweet, gooey goodness of caramelised sugar
There are days for most things in the US, but Margarita Day is a subject very close to our hearts. Because, no matter who invented this classic cocktail,
Welcome to National Banana Bread Day, the one day of the year when we can celebrate this delicious and versatile bread made from the humble banana.
We're celebrating what the Oxford English dictionary defines as a person serving drinks at a bar but we know as creative, hard-working folk who satisfy
National Chocolate-Covered Nut Day is here, and it's time to go nuts! Whether you're a fan of almonds, peanuts, or hazelnuts, there's no denying that chocolate
Eaten by humans for approximately 9000 years, the humble pistachio has been a popular snack for millennia, providing health boosting benefits alongside
For some, today is National Kahlua Day but we're proudly more inclusive so we're celebrating what we call International Coffee Liqueur Day with a Espresso
Happy National Chocolate Soufflé Day! Today is the day to indulge in one of the most decadent and elegant desserts known to man. Whether you're a seasoned
This cocktail sits on our database waiting for attention once every four years so don't miss today's Leap Year Cocktail, created by Harry Craddock for
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