Category Archives: Dessert

The Best Cupcake in London (revisited?)

A long, long time ago, my friend TikiChris invited me to take part in the Londonist judging of the Best Cupcake in London. It was a career highlight. The winner, by a landslide, was Faircake, who produced a jaw-droppingly amazing … Continue reading

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Pastéis de Belém: om nom nom’ing in Portugal

When I first told friends I was going to be in Lisbon over the Easter holidays, the first reaction was generally, ‘Oh my god, you HAVE to go to Pastéis de Belém for their custard tarts’. Taking good advice to … Continue reading

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Bea’s of Bloomsbury – Bloomsbury

It’s very difficult to be a foodie and not gain weight, so for me something has to go, and that thing is superfluous cakes. But last week I made an exception for Bea’s of Bloomsbury. Truth is, I’d been avoiding … Continue reading

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YuForia – Soho (take two)

Last fall after a trip to Asia de Cuba, an over-stuffed, slightly-buzzed me, happened upon the YuForia frozen yoghurt stand in Covent Garden. I didn’t have the greatest opinion of it. Since then I’ve had a few different frozen yoghurts … Continue reading

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L’Artisan du Chocolat and Macallan

Last year I went to a whisky and cake event with Qype, Outsider Tart and Compass Box. I remember being so excited, what’s better than whisky? And cake? Together!  And then, as I began to gorge myself, my stomach started … Continue reading

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A Halloween Treat

For Halloween, my friend Jaz bought design-your-own cupcakes! I drew a very non-scary ballerina. Because that’s how I roll.

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YuForia – Covent Garden Stand

No one actually wants to eat frozen yoghurt. I mean, the whole point of frozen yoghurt is that it’s supposed to trick your mind into thinking you’re eating ice cream when you’re in fact eating something slightly healthier. The Americans … Continue reading

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Sunday, 9 August

Ice cream on Primrose Hill. Could there be any better way to spend a Sunday?

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Le Bonbonniere de Buci – Paris, 6eme

No trip to Paris is complete without swinging by a patisserie. Le Bonbonniere de Buci was recommended to me by Tim, who stops by there every time he’s in Paris for one specific reason: their Grand Marnier cake. Looks rich, … Continue reading

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Best cupcakes in London recipe

Some may remember my intense excitement over being asked to help judge the best cupcakes in London. The winner was online cupcake retailer Faircake. I did complain that they’re a bit expensive, so if you don’t feel like shelling out … Continue reading

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