What are Kensington businesses up to during COVID-19?

While we’re all staying home safe to help one another during this period, there are a few Kensington businesses doing things differently during COVID-19. Check out what you might not have known about the local businesses near you!

Cook meat like a Michelin Chef

Get the BBQ ready! Parson’s Nose is selling their BBQ selection for the first time online so you won’t have to miss out. This Kensington business is also releasing a series of original recipes by 3 of London’s Top Indian Michelin Chefs: Atul Kochhar, Rohit Ghai and Karunesh Khanna. Buy your meats and cook them like a true chef!

Venison curry

Books delivered by bike

From puzzle books, home learning books, to that book you have been itching to read – it’s all just a cycle away. South Kensington Books are delivering books in your local area by bike. Their Book Experts are also working from home to continue to provide advice and reading suggestions by phone and email.

Bikes outside South Kensington Books

Chocolatey virtual experiences

Finally something to soothe your chocolate cravings! Melt are offering virtual experiences that will get you experiencing chocolate in new ways. Why not try a tasting of some of the best chocolates in the comfort of your own home? Or how about swapping out that banana bread and try your hand at baking a special brownie recipe?

Virtual brownie making
Free online reading

Did you know that if you are a library member you can gain access to a variety of premium online content including audio books, magazines and newspapers? Publications include Vogue, The Economist, Forbes and much more. If you’re not yet a library member you can simply sign up online which will give you access to all the online resources.

Online reading
Become a wine connoisseur

Let’s face it, there’s no better way to spend a Friday evening drinking a glass (or two) of wine. Why not switch this up with an educational spin? Armit Wines have launched a series of at-home masterclasses where you can learn about flavour profiles and styles so you can impress your friends and family (or it can just be a great excuse to have wine).

Save British cheese

Support Britain’s cheesemakers with The Fine Cheese Co. by purchasing their delicious cheese selection: Colston Bassett Stilton, Ogleshield and Pitchfork Cheddar. This Kensington business is offering free delivery in Kensington, and you can order anything you can find in their shop or online as well as a range of freshly made cooked meals, cakes and staples such as eggs, bread and milk.

3 British cheeses
Polish your knowledge of natural history

Still want to go to the Natural History Museum? While the museum is currently closed, you can still take a virtual tour of the museum online. If you’re looking for something that you can do with your kids, you can find activities and ideas to occupy yourself and your family at home. Additionally, on the 27th of May you can join the museums’ live stream event to learn how to paint Hope the blue whale.

Virtual National History Museum

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