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Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard

Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard

I love The Shard. I love afternoon tea. Throw those two together and you get the perfect London afternoon… Since opening last year, Aqua Shard has become a firm favourite of mine, so I obviously couldn’t wait to check out the afternoon tea when it launched a while back. For […]

April 24, 2014 × 0 comments

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Recipe: Creamy Mushroom Brioche

Recipe: Creamy Mushroom Brioche

Oh brioche, you sweet, soft, beautiful, naughty thing. Fluffy like freshly baked bread, sweet like cake – the brioche can be used in so many different ways. It’s really an amazing food to experiment with in the kitchen: from French toast to bread and butter pudding to the perfect bread […]

November 22, 2013 × 3 comments

Food, London

JW Steakhouse #Steaksecret

JW Steakhouse #Steaksecret

On a chilly Wednesday night sometime in October, I was kidnapped. Put into a car, given a set of instructions and dropped off at the back entrance of what seemed like a hotel or restaurant somewhere in London. It isn’t the usual start to a dinner, to say the least. […]

November 7, 2013 × 2 comments

Food, London

Restaurant Review: Hutong Shard

Restaurant Review: Hutong Shard

A couple of weeks ago, I finally managed to get myself a table at Hutong Shard, the Northern Chinese counterpart of Aqua Shard, which is situated two floors lower in the iconic London landmark. When I reviewed Aqua Shard a few months ago, I was so in awe and wrote […]

September 30, 2013 × 0 comments

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Roast Tomato and Courgette Quinoa Bake

Roast Tomato and Courgette Quinoa Bake

Can we talk about quinoa for a minute? Quinoa is still a pretty new ingredient for me, and I’m obsessed. Growing up in Belgium, this supergrain wasn’t something I’d ever heard of, let alone cooked with. Over the past couple of years I’ve slowly been discovering it (alongside things like […]

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August 6, 2013 × 0 comments