Category Archives: Breakfast and Brunch

Gym Bunny Pre- & Post-workout Treats

Summer is upon us and it’s time to hit the gym in preparation for bikini season. It’s always a struggle to get motivate to don my trainers and leave the comfort of tea and cake on the sofa in lieu

Gym Bunny Pre- & Post-workout Treats

Summer is upon us and it’s time to hit the gym in preparation for bikini season. It’s always a struggle to get motivate to don my trainers and leave the comfort of tea and cake on the sofa in lieu

Recipe: Berry-Honey Compote

Now that summer is in full swing (at least for those of you living in a hotter part of the world) it’s time to embrace the blossoming berries that arrive in abundance at this time of year. This compote recipe

Recipe: Berry-Honey Compote

Now that summer is in full swing (at least for those of you living in a hotter part of the world) it’s time to embrace the blossoming berries that arrive in abundance at this time of year. This compote recipe

Recipe: Oatmeal-Applesauce Pancakes

Start your day with a delicious health kick. All of the indulgence with none of the guilt. Transform your morning bowl of porridge into this tempting stack of pancakes-all you need to do is whizz up your oats in the

Recipe: Oatmeal-Applesauce Pancakes

Start your day with a delicious health kick. All of the indulgence with none of the guilt. Transform your morning bowl of porridge into this tempting stack of pancakes-all you need to do is whizz up your oats in the

Café Review: Baila, Old Town, Swindon

The days when coffee shops were merely a pit stop for your morning hit of caffeine-on-the-go have been left in the 90s, along with dial-up connections and mood rings. Now it’s all about carefully sourced single-origin beans, foam art and

Café Review: Baila, Old Town, Swindon

The days when coffee shops were merely a pit stop for your morning hit of caffeine-on-the-go have been left in the 90s, along with dial-up connections and mood rings. Now it’s all about carefully sourced single-origin beans, foam art and

Café Review: The Retreat, Grassington

A few weeks ago, my mum and I went to visit my aunt and uncle in the rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Dales. They are great lovers of rambling, but, while I appreciate the fresh air and beautiful views, I

Café Review: The Retreat, Grassington

A few weeks ago, my mum and I went to visit my aunt and uncle in the rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Dales. They are great lovers of rambling, but, while I appreciate the fresh air and beautiful views, I

Café Review: Sugar Junction, Manchester

Set in Manchester’s young and trendy Northern Quarter, Sugar Junction (SJ) is a warm and welcoming haven against the blistering winter cold outside. I first heard about this tearoom by way of Chinese whispers of sorts. When visiting me at university,

Café Review: Sugar Junction, Manchester

Set in Manchester’s young and trendy Northern Quarter, Sugar Junction (SJ) is a warm and welcoming haven against the blistering winter cold outside. I first heard about this tearoom by way of Chinese whispers of sorts. When visiting me at university,

My Favourite Patisseries in Montpellier

Montpellier is certainly not a place to live if you’re on a diet. There is a patisserie at every turn, always brightly coloured with an array of mouth-watering bakes posing in the window and the aroma of sweet bakes beckoning

My Favourite Patisseries in Montpellier

Montpellier is certainly not a place to live if you’re on a diet. There is a patisserie at every turn, always brightly coloured with an array of mouth-watering bakes posing in the window and the aroma of sweet bakes beckoning

Cafe Review: Mademoiselle et Chocolat, Montpellier

Mademoiselle et Chocolat is a café always much talked of at this time of year, and deservedly so. With christmas just around the corner and the cold winter season in full swing, this is the perfect time to indulge in some

Cafe Review: Mademoiselle et Chocolat, Montpellier

Mademoiselle et Chocolat is a café always much talked of at this time of year, and deservedly so. With christmas just around the corner and the cold winter season in full swing, this is the perfect time to indulge in some

Recipe: Lemon and Cinnamon Brioche French Toast with Butterscotch Sauce

This recipe is extremely addictive; soft, buttery brioche, citrusy lemon, warming cinnamon, creamy ice cream and sticky, sweet butterscotch sauce. The whole ensemble may not be strictly french, but why not embrace fusion. To turn this into a slightly more

Recipe: Lemon and Cinnamon Brioche French Toast with Butterscotch Sauce

This recipe is extremely addictive; soft, buttery brioche, citrusy lemon, warming cinnamon, creamy ice cream and sticky, sweet butterscotch sauce. The whole ensemble may not be strictly french, but why not embrace fusion. To turn this into a slightly more

Recipe: Croustimoelleux au Chocolat

This recipe is an adaptation of a much loved recipe given to me by my french friend. Being a french recipe, it it of course to die for. My friend’s mum always baked this cake for our school bake sales

Recipe: Croustimoelleux au Chocolat

This recipe is an adaptation of a much loved recipe given to me by my french friend. Being a french recipe, it it of course to die for. My friend’s mum always baked this cake for our school bake sales