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Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake & Union Roasted Coffee

Posted by on Oct 3, 2011 in Cake | 5 comments

Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake

I was very lucky and was invited to a coffee roasting demonstration by Union Coffee at their roastery in East London. I didn’t know anything about coffee so I was excited to learn about the roasting process and get some coffee tasting tips from the experts that work there. Click here to see all my photos from the day.

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Classic Treacle Tart

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in Pie | 7 comments

Classic Treacle Tart

I have lived in London for nearly 10 years and I only had my first slice of treacle tart a few weeks ago at Bonds restaurant in The City (they have good lunch deals in August as all the bankers are off on holiday). I guess I never tried it because it looks a bit plain but I was so wrong. It’s a very simple dessert but it’s a national classic for a reason! It tastes so good when it’s warm with a bit of ice cream or cream.

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Pinkberry Swirls Into The UK

Posted by on Aug 3, 2011 in Yummy Places | 6 comments

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Pinkberry has finally arrived in the UK and opened it’s first store in London’s favorite department store Selfridges.

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Truvia Voyage of Discovery

Posted by on Jul 21, 2011 in Other | 9 comments

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Today I went to the unveiling of the Truvia Voyage of Discovery on the rooftop of one of London’s most famous department stores, Selfridges.
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Truvia Voyage of Discovery Giveaway

Posted by on Jul 15, 2011 in Giveaways | 11 comments

Hi Everyone! I’ve got a rather fun giveaway for all my UK based readers. Truvia in association with UK food architects Bompas & Parr are flooding 400 square meters of the roof of Selfridges in London to create a magical pop up island and boating lake. Yes, I said a lake!
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The event is SOLD OUT so here is your chance! Thanks to Truvia I’m giving away 5 pairs of tickets for Friday July 22nd (between 12:15 and 12:45 in the afternoon).

The event is celebrate the launch of the Truvia brand. Truvia is a natural sweetener that comes from the leaf of the stevia plant.

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