• Chichester
  • Maison Blanc – a little taste of France in West Sussex

    Maison Blanc has been in South Street, Chichester for as long as I can remember and have always had delicious looking French style cakes in the window. Years ago the seating area was at the rear which was dingy and the lino worn. We didn’t visit any longer although I would sometimes pop in there […]

  • Uncategorized
  • The world’s best apple pie at Winkel 43, Amsterdam

    I didn’t have much time to research cake places before my recent trip to Amsterdam, so I relied on the recommendations of my foodie friends and good old TripAdvisor. There appears to be a common belief that the Dutch do exceedingly good  Appeltaart – apple pie to you and I – with the best being found […]

  • London
  • Daskalidès Long Acre Café

    One chilly Sunday morning I visited Daskalidès situated in the heart of Covent Garden. Belgium chocolatier, Daskalidès has over 140 stores showcasing their hand-crafted chocolate across the globe.  Just four months ago, they launched their chocolate café at the Long Acre store which can only be described as a hidden gem. Located in the basement, the café […]

  • London
  • Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

    I recently read about Chin Chin Laboratorists in London’s Stylist magazine and jumped at the chance to go when my friend Chira suggested it. Chin Chin Labs is Europe’s first liquid nitrogen ice cream parlour. Made using liquid nitrogen, the ice cream tastes like any other and I can assure you it is perfectly safe […]