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  • Charbonnel et Walker’s Limited Edition Swarovski Box

    To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s Coronation, Charbonnel et Walker have launched a limited edition box in collaboration with Swarovski. The sparkling Swarovski crystal box is filled with their new Milk Chocolate Praline Crowns which are handmade in England like all Charbonnel chocolates.  I was lucky enough to receive this special box of Milk […]

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  • Baked & Boxed Brownies

    After coming home from an all-day cycle ride – where I’d had a very disappointing chocolate brownie at one of my favourite tearooms – imagine my delight to find a parcel containing ‘Baked & Boxed’ brownies had been delivered whilst I was out. Annie, the founder of Baked & Boxed had very kindly sent me some […]

  • Portsmouth
  • Banana and Pineapple Cake

    Well where do I start? Manna’s banana and pineapple cake has to be one of my favourites and THAT is a BIG statement to make. Manna is a modern, minimalistic tea room situated opposite the cathedral in Old Portsmouth near my parent’s house. They visit on an almost weekly basis, meaning I am lucky enough to be taken there […]