Tag Archive: dessert

The homemade one

People bring in cakes when they’re leaving a company to start a new job. I wish people would leave more often. Advertisements

Winkel 43, Amsterdam

Amsterdam in the spring time; a very cold but sunny morning. My friends and I stumbled upon this cute little cafe in the Jordaan district that was not only packed to the brim… Continue reading

Mille Feuille

For no particular reason, treated myself to some cake from Patisserie Valerie. I have to say, mille feuille is one of my favourites, and this one was pretty intense. Armed with a knife… Continue reading

Chocolate Cake Served with a Snog

I’m inundated with birthdays at the moment. This was an office affair and I was nominated to go and buy the food. I didn’t mind too much as I’m at my most comfortable… Continue reading

Chicken and Cupcakes: A Birthday to Remember

So it was my friend’s birthday and I forgot. I was then reminded that I had forgotten. So I did what any good friend would do: went over to said friend’s house with… Continue reading

Red Velvet @ Home

So my sister is into the whole amateur baking thing at the moment. Suits me fine. She made this red velvet cake (Hummingbird Bakery recipe) for my other sister’s birthday. And my sister… Continue reading

Le Boucherie

A scenic street car ride down the famous St Charles Avenue in New Orleans, followed by a short but sweltering walk down Carollton Avenue will get you to a rustic little restaurant tucked… Continue reading

Black Bottom Cupcake

Another day, another trip to the Hummingbird Bakery. Got myself a chocolate bottom cupcake (dark chocolate sponge with a soft cheesecake centre and a cream cheese frosting) in their cute little Chinese takeaway… Continue reading

Tea + Cake @ L’Eto Caffe

Went for cake and tea at L’Eto Caffe the other night. As you know, this is one of my favourite places. Went for the reliable old honey cake. The layers of honey and… Continue reading

Oreo Bottom Cupcake

By no stretch of the imagination is my eldest sister a good cook. Like myself, she only goes into the kitchen when necessary. Which is why I was surprised when she baked some… Continue reading