• London
  • Breakfast at BB Bakery

    I recently had my mum, who also contributes to the site, up to visit for a girl’s day out compromising of cake, ice cream and chocolate! I decided to take her to BB Bakery in Covent Garden for breakfast since I regularly walk past the café but had not visited, as I couldn’t remember its name. Prior to […]

  • Products
  • Chocolate Week Favourites No.4: Mazipan Amande

    I’ve always been fond of marzipan since my first visit to London at the age of 5, which involved a visit to Patisserie Valerie. Back then the only Patisserie Valerie was a small Italian cafe located just up the road from Harrods, a world away from today’s identical chains scattered across London. Like a kid […]

  • Turkey
  • A right sticky mess in Turkey

    Now, I certainly didn’t book my holiday to Turkey because of the food. I am a big fan of hummus and stuffed aubergines, but my view of Turkish desserts isn’t that positive, with my only experience being a sample of Baklava at a local food festival. I wasn’t impressed. Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry […]