If you’re like me, you probably haven’t eaten many rose desserts. They just aren’t that common. Perhaps something soaked in a rose syrup, or incorporating Turkish Delight?
Where rose goes, sugar invariably follows. These desserts are sweet – sometimes excessively so, but don’t let that stop you.
Continue reading Soho Rose Part 3: Desserts
Almost exactly a year after our New York + Extras trip, here is the last post!
Don’t ask 🙂 Instead be distracted by this photo… mmm, creamy goodness!
Continue reading A few Rhode Island and Massachusetts Finds
Mmmm, snacks. The food you eat when you don’t need food. Most definitely beyond sustenance and into pleasure, enjoyment and greed.
I try not to snack too much on a regular basis, but this is less due to willpower than to deliberately not having them around.
Of course all bets are off on holiday. Especially in a city with eateries of all kinds on every avenue.
Petee’s Pie Company
American-style pies are something I am drawn to. British sweet pies are pretty tame – generally fruit of some sort between two layers of pastry. In America, pies can have chocolate, cream, custard or nuts, and are served in decadent slices. I base this on the charming and unique TV series Pushing Daisies and the movie Waitress.
Continue reading Snacks in New York
Gardens take up your time. Don’t get me wrong, I really love gardening, but it leaves less time for rambling about food on the internet.
This post is going to be quite shambolic I am afraid. No pics, just a list of some places I managed to eat out while on a recent work trip to LA. Although working took up much of the time, any moment I could, I would take the opportunity to go somewhere interesting.
Continue reading Santa Monica Eats
The cronut frenzy has reached the shores of the UK in full force recently. If you haven’t heard of cronuts, please google them and then return (stares into the middle distance for a minute).
Ever since reading about them in various gushing articles, I have been pensively wishing to try them. Pensively because I don’t live in New York, and even going to nearby London just to ferret one out is a pricey trip.
In preparation for my birthday I carefully hoarded a collection of links to pass on to H as cheeky suggestions for my birthday cake. Of course I didn’t just limit my request to cronuts/doissants, but luckily for me, that was what he made.
Continue reading Croissant meets Doughnut