Sticky Lemon Cake

I don’t need a special occasion to bake cake… honestly any excuse will do. Birthdays, Holidays, Mondays, Tuesdays… really any day will do. My favourite lemon cake is light, soft and citrussy. Comforting but not heavy, sweet but not sickly, and tart but not sharp. Soft enough to melt in the mouth, but cake-y and not moussey. I’m often underwhelmed with shop-bought lemon cakes… dried-out,…

Beach Blanket Babylon

I’ve known these two since we were kiddies in school, we’ve grown up together through good times and bad and I’ve relied upon them for reassuringly smiley times and clothes-borrowing for many many¬†years now! They’re relaxed, fun and don’t take themselves too seriously. Separately we are pretty sensible, relatively chilled and pretty much normal but put us together and things tend to get just a…

The Best Chocolate Chunk Nut Cookies

Do you know what I like more than these cookies and a glass of milk? Nothing. These bad boys are my absolute favourites. Gloriously indulgent, the perfect hit of chocolate with a crumbly nut and slightly squidgy texture. Yum! When I finished university, after my exams were done and dusted I spent about a month with my best friends from uni before we all moved…

Where to eat in Paris

Paris is a food-lovers dream. Endless choices of excellent food both subtle and flavoursome too. Cheese, pastry, chocolate, wine… the words alone make me hungry. Anyone who knows me would know how much I love gastronomy and food in general. Paris did not disappoint! Eating in Paris was a total pleasure. We had breakfast of croissants in the market, picked up warm baguettes from boulangeries…

Paris – the beginning

I recently had my very first trip to France and oh man did I love it! I’d come for a girly city break to Paris with my aunt and it was just fabulous. On Thursday morning I woke up in the glorious city of Paris. Ok so that gives the impression that I woke up bubbly and bright-eyed.. in reality I woke up very very…