Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Serenata Flowers Review and Competition

On the weekend we were sent a hamper from Serenata Flowers; for those who haven't heard of Serenata Flowers they are a company that specialises in luxury food and flower deliveries; including food and wine hampers, flower bouquets, potted plants and a selection of luxury chocolates. 

Our hamper (we said, "surprise us!" because they have such a great selection and we couldn't decide - everything looked too delicious!) was a luxury cheese and crackers basket.




Inside we had three types of cheese (Cropwell Bishop's Finest Blue Stilton, some Godminster Vintage Organic Cheddar and some Croome Cuisine Black Berries and Apple Mature cheddar), a jar of Kay's Kitchen's handmade Organic Tomato and Onion Chutney and a box of Godminster Rosemary Water Biscuits.




Now you know what we're like; someone sends us food, we have to eat it! We had a few water biscuits, sliced off some of the Black Berries and Apple Cheddar and got out the chutney. Obviously it tasted delicious! You'd expect that. But you could tell that these were much higher quality than the sort of thing you'd pick up at the local supermarket. The water biscuits were light and the taste of Rosemary running through them was inspired, the cheese was beautiful - and the fruit gave it a certain je ne sais quoi, which really complemented the sharpness of the cheese. The Onion and Tomato Chutney though was awesome! We loved it! I'd be tempted to say it could double up as a salsa dip as it had a warmth to it which was pleasant and not overpowering; not to mention the fact that it was full of flavour and went well with the cheese and biscuits.




The rest of the cheeses look equally high quality and we're expecting to be just as wowed by them. Our Cheese Trug hamper retails at £39.99 (which includes free delivery) and we think is a great luxury selection to spoil a cheese lover in your life. 


  *** Competition time *** 


Serenata Flowers have kindly given me a £40 voucher to give away to one lucky reader of my blog. You can spend it on anything on their website - be it a hamper, chocolate, flowers or plants. 

To enter the competition simply complete as many of the steps as you wish on the Rafflecopter form below. A winner will be chosen at random at the end of the competition. The competition is open to residents of the UK only. Good Luck. 

a Rafflecopter giveaway
Listed on Loquax
UK competitions at ThePrizeFinder

Disclaimer: This cheese trug hamper was sent to me for the purposes of this post. All opinions are my own.

335 comments:

  1. I would like the Time for tea hamper.

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  2. I like the chocolate hamper

    Kay panayi

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  3. Aaaah, they are all great aren't they. My first choice would be the Tea Hamper though. All very useful items included, and a great gift.

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  4. The time for tea hamper thanks

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  5. The Miss Elizabeth Bennett bouquet

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  6. Oooh I can't decide between red wine or cheese - I love both! I do love some flowers though, I always need some in the house!

    Islandbell

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  7. The Chocolate Hamper for me!

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  8. I'd definitely choose the Sweet Dreams hamper! It looks full of deliciousness!!

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  9. I would buy my Mamma the lavender watering can for her garden :)

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  10. Best of British Cheese! Oh yes!

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  11. tea hamper.

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  12. I'd probably choose the Twilight bouquet

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  13. I would love the rose wine hamper! Thank you x

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  14. The chocolate hamper looks fab!

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  15. I think it would have to be the chocolate hamper for my chocoholic hubby.

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  16. The chocolate hamper - yum!

    AShleigh

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  17. the red wine and orchid gift

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  18. IThe Time for Tea Trug would be the perfect gift for my tea loving Dad - http://www.serenataflowers.com/en/uk/hampers/next-day-delivery/product/106166/time%20for%20tea%20trug?refPageID=5197&refDivID=5|center|product-set|3777|4x5|1+++2|4|product|106166|image|140x140|standing

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  19. Elizabeth Hinds8 July 2015 at 09:27

    I would spend it on the White Wine Hamper :)

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  20. The 20 Luxury Red Roses Bouquet xxx

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  21. would love the chocolate hamper

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  22. Would probably get the chocolate hamper

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  23. Would love the Luxury Orchid xx

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  24. Oh, choices, choices. I think that I would go for the Heavenly Chocolate Gift Box.

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  25. I simply adore the blue dendrobium - so vibrant and energised with its stunning colour x

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  26. The Chocolate Hamper would be nice

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  27. I would love the Best of British Cheese Hamper x

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  28. So hard to choose! The Summer Holiday bouquet is beautiful though :)

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  29. The Simply Sublime hamper looks lovely

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  30. Chocolate...or tea...
    Chocolate or tea...? Hmmmmm, tough choice!

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  31. Definitely the chocolate hamper!

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  32. All of their hampers look amazing but I'm a sucker for anything cake or biscuit related so probably the Sweet Dreams hamper! But it would be a super tough decision ;) - Lucia M

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  33. The beers of the world hamper

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  34. I like the Aztec Sun Bouquet

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  35. the chocolate hamper for me and the kids

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  36. Its my husband's birthday later this month so if I was lucky enough to win I would put the voucher towards a 'Bordeaux and Artisan Cheese Selection Hamper' which I know he would love

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  37. Sweet Dreams Hamper looks amazing!

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  38. I like the sweet treats hamper

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  39. Paula Readings8 July 2015 at 11:56

    Strawberry Sundae

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  40. This one, I love cheese or the Huge bunch of pink lilies as they're my fave!

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  41. I'd love a beer hamper for my hubby , he has been amazing through my difficult pregnancy x

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  42. Jodie Holyoake8 July 2015 at 12:11

    The sweet dreams hamper is great!

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  43. The Time for Tea hamper is fantastic!

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  44. the chocolate hamper for sure

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  45. I would get the Happy Days Gift hamper <3

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  46. I would spend it on the Someone Special flowers :)

    Becci Cleary

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  47. I am having problems with Chrome so I am not sure if my comment went through or not :/ but I would choose the Minuet and Bali Hai bouquets for my mum and me :)

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  48. Raspberry French Dusted Truffles

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  49. Tanya Deliyska8 July 2015 at 12:55

    I would choose The Chocolate Hamper to treat my mum for her birthday.

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  50. I think I would treat my Dad and get him the "Turn Up The Heat" hamper. :) Rarely complains about anything, so deserves a treat. Thanks for the chance.

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  51. I love the Minuet flowers, and the chocolate hampers sound amazing

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  52. I'd get the Aztec Sun bouquet - love the colours!

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  53. I would treat my dad with the Beers of the world hamper to say thanks for helping me cut the hedges!

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  54. Loving the time for tea hamper

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  55. The Bordeaux and Artisian cheese selection

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  56. Renee Armstrong8 July 2015 at 14:15

    Beers of The World sounds good to me ! Cheers !

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  57. The Chocolate Hamper looks great

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  58. I'd buy a lovely hamper for my mum!
    Not sure which one yet - as there's too many to choose from!

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  59. If possible, I would get the Divine Decadence Hamper.

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  60. Love the look of the chocolate hamper.

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  61. The Pamper Her Perfect Hamper is lovely.

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  62. I love the French Linen Pamper Set, thanks for the lovely giveaway. x

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  63. I like the summer sorbet flowers x

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  64. The Sweet Dreams Hamper looks delicious so think I would go for that one x

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  65. Wine, chocolate, cheese... not sure. Probably wine wins.

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  66. Probably the chocolate hamper but I reserve the right to change my mind :D Rafflecopter entries are in my real name NIKKI HAYES

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  67. I would like the red wine hamper

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  68. The Best of British Cheddar Hamper

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  69. The red wine hamper! - leanne w

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  70. chocolate hamper I think

    KATHY D

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  71. Definitely the chocolate hamper!

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  72. Probably the Little Luxuries Gift Box

    Hazel Rea - @beachrambler

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  73. The Heavenly Chocolate Gift Box

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  74. I would love the red wine hamper x

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  75. I would ***soooo*** have to get the chocolate hamper..... ....droool....

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  76. I would definitely go for the chocolate hamper

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  77. The Peace bouquet

    @rachiegr

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  78. I'd go for the Bordeaux and Artisan Cheese Selection hamper.

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  79. I would love the Oriental Breeze bouquet, some of my favourite flowers

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  80. I'd love the Chocolate Hamper: http://www.serenataflowers.com/en/uk/chocolates/next-day-delivery/product/105910/the%20chocolate%20hamper?refPageID=5079&refDivID=5|center|product-set|3819|4x5|1+++3|3|product|105910|image|140x140|standing

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  81. I love the chocolate hamper - I'm definitely a bit of a chocoholic!

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  82. I would get the Real Ale Hamper for hubby

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  83. I love the Aztec Sun hamper so summery would look fantastic on the dining table x

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  84. Got to be the chocolate hamper, treat time!

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  85. I love the Strawberry Sundae bouquet.. Amazing price and if I won I could order two!

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  86. chese hamper for my granma!

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  87. Lynsey Buchanan9 July 2015 at 15:12

    Ocean Whisper

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  88. I would choose Beers of The World for my Partners Birthday.

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  89. I like the tea time trug.

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  90. I would send my mum the Kaleidoscope bouquet.

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  91. Dawn Wilkinson9 July 2015 at 19:48

    http://www.serenataflowers.com/en/uk/flowers/next-day-delivery/product/104466/roses%20and%20stocks?refPageID=2766&refDivID=5|center|product-set|11096|6x5|1+++2|5|product|104466|image|140x140|standing Two of these bouquets for my Mum and me

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  92. The chocolate hamper would be yum

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  93. The chocolate hamper cos I've a sweet tooth and no I wouldn't share

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  94. The chocolate hamper, I have a sweet tooth

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  95. The sweet ladies who bathe hamper :)

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  96. The Chocolate Hamper :)

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  97. candyfloss bouquet

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  98. Rose Wine gift basket!

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  99. Red Wine is just up our street.

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  100. The Lush Lillies look beautiful!

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  101. i like the Sweet Dreams hamper xx

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  102. The Chocolate Hamper would be great.

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  103. Beautiful Smile bouquet as it's lovely

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  104. i would get the sweet ladies who bathe hamper

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  105. The Sweet Dreams hamper looks like heaven! Currently pregnant so no booze for me!

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  106. I would buy the Aztec Sun bouquet

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  107. Rose Wine Gift Basket - Happy Birthday

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  108. Would love to win the cheese hamper. Delicious!

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  109. definitely the chocolate hamper!!

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  110. I would probably go for the chocolate hamper but also like the look of the sweet dreams one.

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  111. it has to be the chocolate hamper!

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  112. I would get the pamper her perfect hamper

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  113. I'd get the beers of the world hamper for my dad

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  114. I would put it towards a Red Wine Hamper

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  115. I would buy the divine decadence hamper

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  116. Chocolate hamper hands down!

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  117. I love http://www.serenataflowers.com/en/uk/flowers/next-day-delivery/product/107667/flirtini?refPageID=2766&refDivID=5|center|product-set|11096|6x5|1+++4|3|product|107667|image|140x140|standing# they are gorgeous! :)

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  118. I'd get Simply Sublime hamper x

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  119. The Chocolate hamper would be my choice.

    Carole N

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  120. I would be really tempted to treat myself (for a change) to the Pamper Her Perfect hamper

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  121. The Strawberry Sundae flowers!

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  122. Blue Dendrobium, as they are very unusual

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  123. Definitely the Summer Skies bouquet as it looks like my wedding flowers <3
    Elizabeth Gurney x

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  124. The Time For Tea Trug looks great - sugajadecomps@yahoo.co.uk

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  125. EJ Dunn

    I would spend it on the Sugar Blush Hamper

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  126. I would like the Time for tea hamper. Very British :)

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  127. I'd love to get the White Wine Gift Basket as a lovely gift for my mother's birthday

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  128. I'd love the chocolate hamper

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  129. I'd love the chocolate hamper

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  130. I'd go for the Divine Decadence hamper. Perfect to take outside in the summer.

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  131. Red wine hamper, just for me..

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  132. Probably chocolate!

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  133. The 'Equisite' bouquet. Gorgeous!

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  134. The chocolate hamper would be nice.

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