Monday, 25 March 2013

Afternoon Tea at The Ritz, London

Let me tell you a little bit about the story behind how this afternoon tea came to be. 

Four years ago, I was accepted at Cambridge to study Economics. Of course, my parents were delighted. And as a reward, my dad was going to take me for afternoon tea! And at The Ritz! Somehow, we never really looked into making a booking. Actually, I think the word I'm looking for is that a certain someone had 'tactically forgotten'. And then I graduated and started working and that was that.

But aha! 3 months ago I was browsing the booking website at the Ritz (as you do) and it seemed someone had made a cancellation... so before any more forgetting could be done (because by the time we got round to it I have have retired... Who knows?) I made a booking for three.

Oh my, I do love afternoon tea. And thank you to my wonderful parents for taking me! :)

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Feast Food Festival, London

So the joy of living in London is that there is a lot of stuff going on. Good stuff. Foodie stuff.

Good foodie stuff.

Stuff that makes me very, very happy.

Like the Feast Food Festival in the Tobacco Dock Wapping last weekend, which was named one of the 10 best food festivals by The Independent (along with the Galway Oyster Festival with a 'speed shucking' fete...? Hm. Hmmmmmmm.)

Sunday, 3 March 2013

Flowerpot Cake for Mother's Day

I love flowers.

But you what I love even more than getting flowers? Getting flowers that I can eat.

Especially when you can eat the pot too.

Nom nom nom.

So are you looking for a Mother's Day present? Look no further!  See Pudding Pie Lane's step by step instructions on how to make a chocolate cake flowerpot...

(Many thanks to my friend Ashley who helped me make this cake. You're awesome.)