Tag - England
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London series: Late night minicabs

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“It all seemed to make sense. You were supposed to follow that rhythm each day and somewhere I began to understand that yes, this is how life is played out. The cycle moves- growth, family, death. All this is blissfully dispensed in London. Live your life in my way, London says.  It encourages defiance. I Read more

Welcome Royal baby! Mini Victoria Sponge Cakes

Welcome Royal baby! Mini Victoria Sponge Cakesfeatured

In honor of the new Princess, I wanted to make a dessert that just epitomizes English culture. I decided to make Victoria sponge cake, as it is VERY popular in England. Something sweet yet light, perfect for Tea time.  It is, I’ve heard, the preferred dessert of the Queen. Also and most importantly, it’s delicious. I made mini Read more

English Flapjacks

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English Flapjacks: One of THE best British desserts in my opinion. I remember the first time I ever tried a flapjack. It was 3 am and I was on my way home from a night out in Camden. I got off the bus in Swiss Cottage desperately looking for food, with the ONLY place open Read more

London Series: The Beginning

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I remember it vividly. It was November 2011, a cold and snowy day, and just like that I decided I needed a change. I wanted to explore and decided I was going to travel for an extended period of time come the new year. After all, that’s what new years are about right? Change. Fast Read more