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Where to eat in Florence

OMG it’s like I’m an actual gosh darn travel blogger. If it makes you feel any better, I shamelessly stole 60% of these recommendations from the hot guy we rented the apartment from (seriously, he had foppish hair and bad tattoos, I blushed and stammered when we picked up the keys). Anyway, if you are […]

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Coffee and food

Brunch spots in London that I love

I am a brunch fiend. When you ask what plans I have for the weekend I will inevitably just give you names of cafes. I have so many to recommend that I was starting to stress myself out about all the posts I had to write, so instead I thought I would just do a roundup […]

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Coffee and food

AN ISLAND SENT ME TREATS

So you know, there I was dreaming of an island escape and damn hungry to boot when all of a sudden the island of Jersey offered to send me some treats. Now normally if a stranger offers to send you food you say no and back slowly away (this is London after all). But when […]

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Coffee and food

A little more brunch – two gold star brunch spots in Auckland

Because what is a trip to Auckland without a serious amount of brunch? Two highlights for me were Orphans Kitchen in Ponsonby and Dear Jervois on Jervois Road, both suggested by my big sister. As mentioned before in New Zealand it’s not about just getting the poached eggs right, its all about brunch innovation. I genuinely […]

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Personal

15 things I learned when eating a 15 course Christmas lunch

1. Having our traditional Christmas morning breakfast before attempting the 15 courses may not have been the smartest thing we have ever done. Although when offered home made panettone with roasted nectarines, mascarpone and a side of champagne you can’t really say no.   2. Getting drunk-spired (drunk + inspired = drunk-spired) on Christmas Eve is ideal […]

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The 15 course Christmas Lunch – the planning

Its that time again, the Christmas degustation*. The first year we did it we went for 12 courses, the next year this was bumped to 14, and we all know whats better than 14? You guessed it, for Christmas we made a 15 course degustation lunch from scratch. I thought that this time around I […]

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