3 courses of chocolate

Friday, 26 September 2014

Chocolate Week

Chocolate Week – that's a whole week dedicated to the sweet stuff – runs from 13-19 October. Now that's something we can get on board with.

Phil Vickery: master of gluten-free baking

Monday, 22 September 2014

Phil Vickery's gluten free chocolate cherry trifle cake

The Cake and Bake Show is giving all you gluten-free bakers a real treat this year...

Phil Vickery is making his debut at the show this year and he's coming armed with his masterful knowledge of gluten-free baking, and a load of incredible gluten-free recipes. We did try to wangle a tasting preview of said recipes but failed miserably, on a positive note, we did succeed in getting a preview of top tips from Mr. Vickery about gluten-free baking to share with you.

Tea with Oscar

Friday, 19 September 2014

Tea with Oscar

For those who'd like to try afternoon tea with something a little more sophisticated than the humble scone, the Oscar Wilde Bar at the Hotel Café Royal offers five stylish courses and a selection of 21 teas, accompanied by smooth jazz on a baby grand. Mixing old-school classics with intriguing modern inventions, an afternoon in this gilded 19th-century salon is a great treat for all cake fans.

London in the Sky

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

London in the Sky

Adrenaline junkie? Foodie? Fan of flying? If you answered yes to all of the above, you might want to pop down to Canary Wharf this week and buy yourself (and some height-loving friends) some tickets to London in the Sky – an open-air pop-up restaurant that dangles (safely) from a crane. #cranecurry

Preserving: it's all the rage, you know

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Preserve your berries for crumbles

Chutneys, pickles, jams and relishes... it's not just Grandma who's making her own. Preserving is now cool. Like brewing your own beer or churning your own cheese, making a big vat of jam or bottles of your own cordial is cooler than wearing a waistcoat in east London.