What is Yauatcha Patisserie and where can you find it?
If you’ve never heard of Yauatcha, it is the Michelin-starred high-end dim sum Chinese restaurant that’s been around for more than a decade. Thye are part of the Hakkasan group that includes more recogised names such as Wagamama and Busaba Eathai. More specifically, Yauatcha Patisserie has only been around for a handful of years and opened its first standalone store in 2015 at Broadgate Circle in the city of London. Continue Reading!
Have a couple bananas that are too ripe to eat, but don’t want to waste either? Try this Easy Banana and Oats Loaf cake, you won’t be disappointed! Its moist and super simple to make. Don’t like Oats or don’t have any? Make Banana Loaf Cake by omitting the oats and keeping the rest of the recipe the same. Continue Reading!
“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” The Portrait of a Lady
I couldn’t agree more with that quote by Henry James. Whenever someone mentions afternoon tea, I get excited and I just can’t resist it. This time, I tried the Art inspired afternoon tea at Rosewood London Hotel which won the Best Contemporary Afternoon Tea 2017. The rich and decadent afternoon tea is Continue Reading!
Want to know how to make quick pickled radish that will go with everything? Well, you might not want to eat it with everything, but I am a sucker for pickles and love to put them in everything! They can completely transform a mediocre meal into something out of this world! Am I exaggerating? Maybe, but give the recipe below a try because it is super quick and delicious! Continue Reading!
It was my birthday over the weekend, and S whisked us to U.K’s tallest building in London, The Shard, for the ultimate indulgence: Afternoon Tea with a toddler 😝. TĪNG, located in the Shangri-La Hotel is situated on the 35th floor offering spectacular views of London. To much of #JasperBean’s delight, Continue Reading!
If you are a fan of the British Afternoon Tea, then you definitely need to get your hands on “The Ultimate Afternoon Tea” experience by the Cookery School on Little Portland Street, London. If you can’t, don’t worry! I have included a few of my favourite sweets recipes below ⬇️ where you can exclusively access. So, last month, I had the pleasure of attending one of their classes Continue Reading!
Alcoholic gummy bears for adults! How awesome is that? Not only do you get to eat gummy bears, but you have your favourite tipple in it as well! My Homemade Fruit and Vegetable Gummy Bears were an instant hit with the family and after getting some feedback from my awesome readers, it seems they have enjoyed it very much as well! So today, I am going to share with you my experience of making not one but THREE alcoholic gummy bears! Continue Reading!
I love sweets! I just can’t get enough of them, they are the perfect pick me up snacks! You can literally have them anywhere! At home, at work, on public transport, in the garden, park, museum, cinema, bathroom? Wherever takes your fancy! They are conveniently sold everywhere too! So when it comes to #JasperBean, how can I say no to him? He’s only 2 and he’s definitely taken after my sweet tooth, however I would like to minimise the amount of sugar he consumes. I do make him lots of dried fruits and fruit leathers in my dehydrator, but when he asks for a gummy bear, what do I do? I make him my homemade fruit and vegetable gummy bears! Continue Reading!
I LOVE biltong! There aren’t many people that I have come across that doesn’t like this classic snack. I spent most of my childhood in South Africa and they were everywhere, but when I moved back to London, getting hold of this delicacy was harder than I thought and much more expensive. They often found “jerky” in supermarkets, but not biltong. THIS is completely different to biltong! Jerkies are mostly cut into thin strips with little or not fat, whereas biltong comes from a variety of cuts, are cut thicker and may come with or without fat. So if you have not tried it before, go out and get some! Or even better, read on to discover homemade biltong! It’s super simple and super delicious! I used a dehydrator to make mine because I don’t have a biltong maker, but the end result is amazing. Plus the process is much quicker as well (12-24 hours instead of 4-7 days)! I have this one by Andrew James. Continue Reading!