Category Archives: Sweets

Jazz Apple Pavlova

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Jazz Apple Pavlova

Crisp, sweet and juicy is what I look for in an eating apple, none of those grainy mushy varieties for me – I’m looking at you Golden (not so) Delicious! The Jazz Apple is a cross between a Braeburn and Royal Gala and fits my apple requirements perfectly. It has a good crunch and a refreshingly vibrant flavour. Continue reading

Baked in Style with Neff at L’atelier des Chefs

Hazelnut Torte*

By contributor Mathew Lea.

Are you in full Great British Bake Off mode? I know I am. So when I had the opportunity to attend a Baked in Style event, I’d signed up quicker than you can say soufflé. Continue reading

Giveaway: Vorrei Chocolates and Sweets, RRP £28 (CLOSED)

Vorrei Prize

Who doesn’t like a bit of chocolate, eh? Well, I’ve been fortunate to try something deliciously different from new online Italian deli, Vorrei (means “I would like” in Italian), and that’s: fig’s stuffed with caramelised almonds and black cherries covered in chocolate – boom! Continue reading

Review: Paper Themes Cupcake Wrappers


Paper Themes - cupcake wrappers
Paper Themes Cupcake Wrappers
featuring a Ms. Cupcake Tiramisu Cupcake

As an ex-graphic designer I’m always interested in the way things look, especially with regards to packaging and printed materials as a whole. Design can help give a particular feel that you’d liked to convey and, when used in advertising, to tempt you to buy things! Continue reading

Review: Afternoon Tea at Prima Donna – CLOSED

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Afternoon Tea

Prima Donna in Brixton’s Market Row, have recently launched a new Afternoon Tea option to their menu. The restaurant serves an interesting fusion of Latin and European cuisine. I’d not eaten there before, but was intrigued by the new offering, Continue reading