Archive for August, 2011

Egg custard tart…oversized!!

Have you ever seen an egg custard SO big!?!?!?  Oh my word, my favourite cafe in London Bridge not only has incredible food, but also amazing baked treats. This monster of an egg tart caught my eye and I had to buy it! It was a bit too sweet – tasted a little like an […]

Real Food Market, Southbank – post 2

So, after we finished up at Le Cirque Invisible at Queen Elizabeth Hall, me and my sissypants were delighted to find that the Real Food Market was still very much alive and kicking.  There were so many yummy treats on offer – large pans with sizzling calamari, in preparation for paella. Risotto balls, falafel wraps, […]

Real Food Market, Southbank

Oh I do enjoy London. Especially during the Summer, and especially when there are fantastic food markets such as Southbank’s Real Food Market. My sister had come to visit one weekend and we went to watch Le Cirque Invisible at Queen Elizabeth Hall. In true Chan style, we were cutting it fine to make it on […]

Got to love ‘Ciao’! :)

Ciao, which is by Leicester Square, is an Italian cafe that specialises in gelato and snacks/drinks such as teas/coffee and filled, toasted croissants etc. The main reason that I love returning is definitely the ice cream. Every time I take a friend in, I’m always amazed at the extravagance that is presented before us. Fruit-filled […]

Hema – mini stroopwafels

Ying came back from her trip to Amsterdam with treats! These are amaaaaazing. So buttery, so sweet, so delicious.  They’re a smaller version of the ones you see in coffee shops and German markets.  In a smaller form, they appear less deadly until your teeth start crying.  But so devine and great with a cuppa! […]

Candy Cafe, Leicester Square London

Tonight, I could see my friend had a lot on her mind. In times like this, the only saviour is a jolly good rant…and dessert. Lurking in the smallest of doorways, just off the beaten track in London’s China Town is a small staircase into a dessert house called Candy Cafe. Their speciality are desserts […]

Baxter’s Gourmet Choice, Borough Market London

Borough Market is one of those heavenly places where you could whittle away the hours, seeing what the stalls have to offer, sampling lots of treats and marvelling in all the foodie delights. It’s open Thur – Sat and a definite ‘must visit’. Every week, I go with the girls in the office and the […]