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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Caffeine Magazine (Bearded Baristas)

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares

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It’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe. I’ve been very busy with final year at university, but I couldn’t wait any longer! I very kindly received a few jars from Whole Earth, including their three nut spread (hazelnuts, cashews, peanuts) which is phenomenal, but then again I am a nut spread lover! in fact I wanted to use the three nut spread for this recipe, but I managed to finish it all before I got round to it. Continue reading

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Kahaila Cafe

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In the trendy area of East London sits the well-known vintage fashion central, Brick Lane. As you gander down past the entire vintage, leather shops and the infamous bagel bakery, you come across Kahalia café. It is hard to miss as the beautiful cakes poise themselves in the window.

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