Keeping up with the London Foodies: On Trend Eats in 2017

I’m both slightly embarrassed and proud to admit that I recently queued for over an hour to get my hands on London’s latest infatuation… eggy waffle cones. The sensationally Insta-worthy treats are just the peak of the many thrilling food trends making waves at the moment; and as you likely know (and expect) by now, I can never … More Keeping up with the London Foodies: On Trend Eats in 2017

London Reviews: Guiltless Afternoon Tea at InterContinental Park Lane

With the seamless shift in the seasons, comes the obligatory changing of the afternoon tea menus at our favourite hotels in London. Having previously enjoyed the Scents of Summer and an autumn-appropriate all-chocolate affair at the InterContinental Park Lane, mother and I recently returned to its ever-so-inviting Wellington Lounge, this time to guiltlessly indulge in our favourite … More London Reviews: Guiltless Afternoon Tea at InterContinental Park Lane

London Diaries: Afternoon Tea at Flemings…

Despite passing by Flemings on an almost daily basis, it was only recently that I first ventured in, enticed by the promise of the best of seasonal and locally-foraged Jersey and British fare. I emerged smitten… and not just by the flair and finesse of Michelin-starred chef Shaun Rankin’s cooking. There was something rather enchanting about the boutique … More London Diaries: Afternoon Tea at Flemings…

London Diaries: A chocolate afternoon tea at The Georgian, Harrods…

Gosh, it’s been a rather eventful time in London recently what with Fashion Week, London Design Festival, Freize, PAD art fair, Cocktail Week and Champagne Week. Of course, the most important and keenly-anticipated event of them all is UK Chocolate Week, which runs from 10-16 October and is a celebration of our eternal love for the cocoa bean! I have to … More London Diaries: A chocolate afternoon tea at The Georgian, Harrods…

London Diaries: A first look inside Dominique Ansel’s new bakery…

It might come as a bit of a surprise to those who know me well (and so know all about my fascination with hybrid desserts), but up until yesterday I’d never actually had a cronut. While there are imitations aplenty to be found across London, *the* original by pastry chef-extraordinaire Dominique Ansel, always seemed out of reach – … More London Diaries: A first look inside Dominique Ansel’s new bakery…