Bread heaven at e5 Bakehouse

In the midst of our crazy pre-wedding starvation, my lovely friend Laura and I booked ourselves on to the much raved about sourdough course at the e5 Bakehouse. On reflection, with pretty much zero bread-making experience, signing up to a seven hour master class in sourdough was slightly mental. But if you deprive two carb-lovers of all […]

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Dominique Ansel Bakery

After sending Manhattan into a frenzied sugar high with his Cronuts, Cookie Shots and Frozen S’mores, Dominique decided it was time to shake up the London bakery scene and hit us with his innovative treats. At the flagship New York bakery, there are hundreds of people queued around the block by 7.15am and those who aren’t prepared to queue will happily […]

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Aux Merveilleux de Fred

If you think Ladurée’s macaroons are the best thing to come out of France, you haven’t tried Frédéric Vaucamps’ merveilleux. Stealing the number one spot from the fashionable macaroon, the merveilleux is London’s new French cake obsession. Light and fluffy meringue, hiding a soft centre of whipped cream, rolled in chocolate, nuts or crystallised meringue, […]

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Christmas at the Peggy Porschen Parlour

Over the summer I discovered what has now become one of my favourite streets in London. I got married in September and so I went to visit the Jenny Packham Accessories Boudoir to find some bridal earrings and it just happened to be on the beautiful Elizabeth Street. Amongst the numerous other lovely restaurants, cafes, bakeries and shops lining […]

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