We did something different for Chocolate Week this year. We didn’t just stuff our faces with the sweet stuff, we went upmarket and paired it with Japanese whisky. Well, if I say ‘we did’, that’s a lie, because the lovely … Continue reading Checking In – Whisky & Chocolate Flight
We were recently invited to the opening of Drake & Morgan at King’s Cross and enjoyed what we found very much. Just for those who haven’t been to London or King’s Cross in a while – things have changed. … Continue reading #DMKX – Drake & Morgan at King’s Cross
A Doll’s House New Dreams Theatre and dramatist Bryony Lavery are bringing a new production of Henrik Ibsen’s classic psychological thriller to West London. First performed in Copenhagen in 1879 the play about a housewife’s secrets and the unravelling of … Continue reading A Doll’s House
Another weekend, another cake. This recipe is also a family recipe. My mother-in-law used to make it and, like most of my cake recipes, it is quite versatile and you can play around with some of the ingredients, like the … Continue reading My Nutty Chocolate Semolina Cake
We had been to Barrio East in Shoreditch before and liked it very much and had also encountered Barrio’s superb cocktail making skills at the Tequila & Mezcal Festival in Old Smithfields Market last month, so when we received an … Continue reading Barrio Soho –¡Ay, caramba!
We like to discover new hotels and, to be honest, we have been spoilt for choice in London over the last few years with new ones seemingly popping up every week and trying to outdo themselves with quirkiness and interesting … Continue reading At The Savoy – Classics. Perfected.
We were invited to the super spooky secret launch of Lazy Oaf’s collaboration collection with Casper, the friendly ghost (and Dreamworks) at East London’s Hoxton Arches. Set designer Rosy Nicholas had transformed the venue into a haunted house experience … Continue reading Lazy Oaf x Casper Secret Launch
The recipe for this cake has been in the family for at least two generation and it’s a great cake if you like your cakes fruity. I was going to make it with either tinned (as in the original recipe) … Continue reading Very Berry Swirly Cake
“My name is Janine and I am a 22 year old model from Germany” “I am studying English & Spanish at university and want to become a teacher” “I love music and movies, especially English & Spanish films” “I like … Continue reading Janine Discovers London