USA Road Trip

Oh dear, it has been a long time, I apologies all, sometimes the boring realities of life get in the way of your core passions. I’m going to try to keep this post as brief as possible, no babbling, just some photography & information.

So, I went to the USA for a road trip to visit some good friends, Francis, Eastman & Laura – and it was awesome! I wont be writing about the whole trip on this post as I mainly wanted to focus on the two surprisingly good cafes I found in Oberlin, Ohio. Continue reading

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Chocolate & Pistachio Cake (Gluten Free)

DSC_0558After posting a snap of my chocolate & pistachio cake on social media, everyone was asking for the recipe, so I figured I better bake it again and make a blog post just for you guys.

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Last Minute Trip: Copenhagen 3

DSC_0053So here’s my last post on Copenhagen – I am finishing it off with the awesome hostel I stayed at. I mainly picked Woodah Hostel because it does free yoga and veggie breakfast. If you’re looking for a relaxed, fairly cheap, cosy, bohemian place to stay then this is it.

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Last Minute Trip: Copenhagen 2

DSC_0022I rarely find a cake shop that amazes me, I’m often let down by overly sweet, dry and cakes lacking flavour… but this places was impressive! Strangas Dessert Boutique  looked very modest from outside but as I entered I was greeted by a gorgeous array of beautifully crafted cakes. Continue reading

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Last Minute Trip: Copenhagen 1

DSC_0337I made a last minute trip to Copenhagen (from Berlin), and boy am I glad I did! Copenhagen is full of great foodie places, coffee and beautiful architecture. Before I headed there I did a lot of research on good places to eat, drink etc. So here is a quick low down on why you need to go to Copenhagen – enjoy! Continue reading

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Leeds Cafes (Caffeine Magazine)

DSC_0415CIn this months 10th issue of Caffeine Magazine I went to Leeds to photograph four great independent cafes, whilst Brian did the great reviewing of the cafes. If you didn’t manage to pick up an issue then here are the four great cafes you should visit if you’re in Leeds. Continue reading

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Glasgow Cafes (Caffeine Magazine)

DSC_0707CIn this months issue of Caffeine Magazine I went to Glasgow to photograph four great independent cafes, whilst Brian did the great reviewing of the cafes. If you didn’t manage to pick up an issue then here are the four great cafes you should visit if you’re in Glasgow.

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Hazelnut & Orange Blossom Biscuits

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I know what you’re thinking, hazelnut and orange blossom… really!?  Yes… really! These are the perfect sweet nutty treat to dunk in a glass of milk, coffee or to grab-and-go. Continue reading

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Caffeine Magazine (Talkhouse Coffee)

AmeliaHallsworthCafe Spotlight: Talkhouse Coffee, Caffeine Magazine, Issue 3

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Kourabiedes

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Kourabiedes are (κουραμπιέδες) Greek rose water biscuits, they’re very much like shortbread in terms of texture. When I was younger I got my first taste of Kourabiedes at the house of my mum’s friend, Elena. I remember biting into this beautifully light biscuit which had a delicate floral flavor covered in icing sugar. Since then I never forgot the gorgeous flavor which I soon learnt to be rose water. Continue reading

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