Tag: cake

The Tiny Bakery, Leicester
Artisan bread can be tricky to find in Leicester. With the high street domination of Greggs seemingly never coming to an end, we headed a little outside the city centre on our search. In the Clarendon Park area, the whispers suggested that there was a small bakery...

Carl Marletti Paris

carl marletti paris
The sheer choice of patisseries and boulangeries across Paris can be overwhelming. This is, after all, the home of cake. From the humble and traditional to the fancy and upmarket, Paris has it all.  At the very end of...
The Ritz Restaurant, London
Fewer restaurants in London can boast a more breathtaking dining space than The Ritz Restaurant. A deserving holder of 1 Michelin Star, finally awarded in the 2017 guide, The Ritz Restaurant is one of the most popular places in the capital when it comes to spoiling oneself. 
Nanteos Mansion
Staying in a mansion is a dream for most of us but now it can be a reality. Nanteos Mansion sits in a secluded spot just outside of Aberystwyth. A mansion constructed in 1739 and restored fully by 2012 after a succession of owners, Nanteos now resembles...
Gateau Basque
If you look back through any books relating to classic French cuisine you will more than likely have come across the famous Gateau Basque. A ‘cake’ originating from the southern region of France in the Pays Basque close to the Spanish border. One man who has had this cake...

Peck, Milan

Peck, Milan
Italy of course is famous for its cured meats and cheeses and by now we were stuffed with some of the best cheese, parma ham and salami that we unearthed throughout our tour. That said, we hadn’t actually been to a proper delicatessen shop yet. Step forward the famous...

Caffe Neri

Caffe Neri, Florence
Caffe Neri Via de' Guicciardini, 3/5 We were craving cake after our stroll around the wonderful Boboli Gardens. As luck would have it just before you get to the Ponte Vecchio a shop filled with the sweet stuff is just on the corner. Caffe Neri sells a variety of top rate...
Hazelnut Cake with Vanilla Custard
This is a simple cake that’s big on flavour. Crunchy hazelnuts embedded in a sweet cake served with fresh custard. Custard is simple to make once you know how, you could even add a tablespoon of finely ground coffee to create an amazing flavour combination.  
snicker crunch sweetspot marina bay sands hotel
Marina Bay Sands Hotel is one of Singapore’s premier landmarks. The place resembles something landed from outer space with it’s futuristic architecture represented by way of a three tower structure, incredible up close and even better viewed from the nearby Gardens by the Bay. The hotel doubles as a shopping...