Canada, polar bears and bakeries

We just got back from our 2 week honeymoon in Canada, which was far better than I expected. I think I had the expectation of Canada being a bit like a cold America, which it wasn’t at all – Toronto especially had some amazing architecture and had quite a lot of similarities with London (apart…

RECIPE: Chocolate orange cake bars

This recipe is inspired by all the times I’ve taken cake to work and by the time I’ve arrived, it’s more of a cake wad. I wanted to make a cake that wasn’t crumbly and could take a little bit of bashing about in my work bag in order to make it to work in…

Review: Cookies and Scream on Holloway Road

Cookies and Scream has been dropping hints for ages on their Instagram about opening a second shop, so when they finally announced it was going to be on Holloway Road, we made plans to go on Sunday when it opened. It’s a great location, though more for me than anyone else because from where I…