Category Archives: Afternoon Tea

An evening of gelato tasting at Marine Ices, Camden!

On a bright summer’s evening, we headed off to Camden for a gelato tasting session at Marine Ices. Love the wisteria, especially when it is in full bloom! After a warm welcome from Eddie and Kitty, we settled down with … Continue reading

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The Larder – Fitzrovia’s newest cafe and THE places to get all your foodie fixes!

The Larder’s breakfast menu combines health-conscious choices with more indulgent morning fare. They thoughtfully keep those who need an early morning breakfast in mind by being open from 7.30am Monday-Friday and 9am on Saturday. Particularly love their fluffy and warm, … Continue reading

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Wine and cake pairings at Maison Blanc!

Maison Blanc has started doing wine and cake pairings, hurrah!! Well frankly I couldn’t think of a better way to while away an evening by enjoying two of my favourite things in the beautiful garden at Maison Blanc Fulham Road. … Continue reading

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Indian High Tea at Dhaba Lane

You have to walk down some fairly nondescript stairs to reach this basement cafe. But when you get there it is as if you are walking into your grandma’s living room. Cozy in all senses of the word, you will … Continue reading

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My Perfect London day

I remember when I first moved to London from rural Essex. Everything was new and exciting, I would run around town every weekend agog at the vast array of festivals, theatres, galleries and restaurants. Nothing was too niche for me … Continue reading

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Dindin Kitchen – a newly launched innovative eatery serving great Persian dishes!

  Dindin Kitchen is a new Persian restaurant in Holborn. The restaurant looks bright and airy, but has fairly limited seating; be prepared if you go at the height of the lunchtime rush to take away. On arrival, we got … Continue reading

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Gluten, Wheat and Dairy Free Cinnamon & Chocolate Chip Cake

In keeping with my strict new FODMAP diet for my IBS and needing to have gluten, wheat and dairy free products, but did not want to miss out on my treats, I decided to make a GWD-Free Cinnamon and Chocolate Chip … Continue reading

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Dum Dum Donutterie – Doughnuts launch in Boxpark, Shoreditch!

We went to the launch of Dum Dum Doughnuts in Boxpark, located in the trendy surrounds of Shoreditch. The brains behind this company are patisserie owner and artisan chef, Paul Hurley and his father Tom. The difference with Dum Dum Doughnuts compared … Continue reading

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Early breakfast at Hummingbird Bakery, Islington

As I no longer work near Angel, I miss the warm welcome I always got at this newest member to the Hummingbird family, and the airy bright feel you are greeted with when you walked into this branch. It was … Continue reading

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La Pâtisserie des Rêves – the cake shop of your dreams

La Pâtisserie des Rêves looks almost more like an art gallery than a cake shop, individual cakes presented on plinths under glass teardrops. This is oddly apposite as these cakes are works of art. Everything is designed by Philippe Conticini (chef patron) … Continue reading

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