Eating My Way Through London: Figo, Stratford

This pizza from Figo in Stratford deserves a lot of love. I tried it way back before lockdown 1, so it was a bit of time ago, but it’s stuck in my memory since. Figo is a great little Italian place in East London, with a vibrant atmosphere. The pizza was excellent, so flavoursome and… Continue reading Eating My Way Through London: Figo, Stratford

Sushi-making and Sake*

Happy October! The trees are changing colour and there’s a definite chill in the air. I love Autumn- it makes me want to stack up on carbs and chai. I’ve also been thinking back to a sushi-making class I went to in London this time last year. I’ve been a bit lax in adding this… Continue reading Sushi-making and Sake*

Soft-baked Pretzels

Okay not going to lie, I’ve never really given much thought to pretzels. I predominantly thought they were a savoury snack. So when I received my latest baking box from BakedIn, I was intrigued to find that this month’s bake was going to be soft-baked pretzels. Not only that, but these were sweet, covered in… Continue reading Soft-baked Pretzels

Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Have you ever tried Whoopie Pies? I hadn’t either, before yesterday. And now I wonder where they’ve been all my life! As part of a bank holiday weekend project, I made these carrot cake whoopie pies to enjoy. They were so much fun to make- essentially, they’re two biscuits sandwiched together and filled with buttercream… Continue reading Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Simply scrumptious scones

I absolutely love afternoon tea (as anyone who follows this blog will know). And what is no afternoon tea complete without? Scones! Now, I feel that scones are one of those foods that everyone has their own recipe for- however there seems to be a huge amount of variations online. Therefore, you need to try… Continue reading Simply scrumptious scones

Going bananas for banana bread

The accepted wisdom is that if you haven’t baked banana bread whilst being in lockdown, are you even doing it right? But it’s not surprising that banana bread has been so popular whilst quarantining- it is utterly delicious, the natural sweetness of the fruit lending itself perfectly to baking. I tried out this recipe from… Continue reading Going bananas for banana bread