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London Dessert Day 1

This post was written over a year ago and then forgotten – but here it finally is.

Dessert is a course I rarely reach.

I find it very hard to ignore starters, and this inevitably means that by the time the dessert menu comes, I am full. Sometimes I have two starters and no main, or if it is a small plates place I rein it in, but I often get to the end of the meal and know that I just can’t fit anything else in.

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A few Rhode Island and Massachusetts Finds

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!

fro yo

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Snacks in New York

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.

pie

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