Month: September 2014

The Cocky Mule : Cinnamon and Ginger cocktail
Out and About

Quintessential London

There are many many reasons why I love London, not least because there’s always something to do or see, but my most favourite thing about London is the abundance of great places to eat and drink , particularly if you have a special occasion that simply demands an extra special […]

 
Stilton, Walnut and Pear Mini Muffins
Recipes

Stilton, Walnut and Pear Savoury Muffins

So lately I’ve been challenged with baking various sweet things which has been great because I have a fairly sweet tooth and  I love cakes, chocolates, ice cream..anything sweet, the problem with this is that I can literally hear the seams of my jeans giving way as I type.  So as a different […]

 
Classic Madeleines
Recipes

Oo la la Madeleines!!

Ok so I’m not sure why I’ve decided to try my hand at these little beauties, considering I have never tasted one myself…there’s a lesson to be learnt there.  Anyways I was set the challenge by my boss to make the small buttery little cakes called Madeleines, a french classic […]

 
Raspberry Fool
Recipes

What you lookin’ at fool!

Where has the summer gone? In a last ditched attempt to hold onto the  summer I decided that we needed something sweet and summery and what better pudding than a summer berry fruit fool (and I had raspberries left over from the Raspberry friands I made the other day).  The […]

 
Raspberry Friands
Recipes

What The Friand !?!?

I first discovered friands in a fantastic independent coffee shop in Clerkenwell a few years ago called Workshop – great food and even better coffee, it’s been a while since I’ve been back so I may have to go to get you guys a review.   Anyway friands are oval shaped cakes […]

 
Classic Potato Curry Gujarati Style
Recipes

Classic Potato Curry Gujju Stylee

Hi , my name is Bee and I am a Gujju.  Don’t worry I’m not an addict or anything, except if you count being addicted chocolate and handbags.  A Gujju is slang for someone of Indian origin from the Gujarat in the north west of India. Most Gujaratis are vegetarian […]

 
Meatlover Beer Butt Chicken
Out and About

Meat Glorious Meat

Review : Meatopia 6 – 7th September 2014. Living in Wapping, East London is great not only is it steeped in history and is nestled so conveniently between the City of London and Canary Wharf, there’s always something going on and this weekend was no exception with Meatopia  at the […]

 
walnut raisin sultana bread
Recipes

Walnut and Raisin (or Sultana) Bread

Welcome to my first ever post! And It’s only fitting I post about something I love, and I love bread, all types of bread.. white, brown, multi-seed, sourdough, ciabatta, rye..you name it . I LOVE IT. I find baking the most daunting, especially bread. It always seems so technical and […]