• Australia
  • Best Melbourne Brunch: A round-up

    Best brunch melbourne

    For Melbournians, brunch is the best meal of the day. Well, it certainly was for me and I enjoyed countless classic morning dishes during my six months in the city. Don’t worry, I’ll be back and they’ll be plenty more to come but I’m taking a brief “vacation” to work on a cattle ranch in […]

  • Portsmouth
  • Lou Lou’s Brasserie, Southsea, Portsmouth – PERMANENTLY CLOSED

    Darcy's Kitchen, Lou Lou's, Southsea, Brasserie, Southsea brasserie, Portsmouth brasserie, Hampshire brasserie, Lou Lou's Brasserie, brunch, breakfast, coffee house, Southsea restaurant, muffin, scrambled egg, bacon, carrot cake, copper skillets, copper kettle, copper jelly moulds, butchers, Southsea butcher, food blogger, mother & daughter food blogger, Helen Newman food blogger, Alison Newman food blogger, blogger,

    PERMANENTLY CLOSED: February 2019 – Sadly Lou Lou’s has now closed. Darcy’s Kitchen has opened in it’s place. I recently visited Darcy’s Kitchen and had this non-vegan halloumi and roasted vegetable sandwich. It was offered as vegan halloumi but I wanted non-vegan halloumi. The chef went across the road to Waitrose and came back with […]

  • London
  • Brickwood Coffee and Bread

    The days I spend with my mother, the other half of livelifelovecake, are precious now that I live in London. Although, our distance is probably for the best as whenever we are together all we do is indulge in our favourite food and drink, after all, we need to taste good food in order to […]

  • London
  • Gail’s Bakery

    A couple of weeks ago whilst visiting Helen we headed into central London for a late breakfast and then some shopping. We had passed Gail’s bakery in Wardour Street, Soho once before but it was busy and there were no free seats, this time we were lucky, we had beaten the rush. This Soho bakery was […]