BRGR&BEER, Croydon

Burger and chips with a cup of tea

In less than a month Matthew’s Yard, where BRGR&BEER is located, celebrates its sixth birthday. There will be food and beer on offer as well as a few pretty awesome deals in the run up to the event but if you have never gone and experienced the food there before, then firstly which rocks have […]

Molicero, Croydon

Tea and cake is pretty much always a winner in my books. It is even more of a winner when the cafe is a quiet place, the prices are decent, the portions are generous and the staff have a smile on their face. That in short is why I love Molicero a Portuguese cafe on […]

Random Food I Have Eaten Recently #2

Vegetable stir fry, falafel and crackers

In the first post of this series it was made clear that these posts would come at random points with no particular structure or length of time in mind. Given there is a Christmas based product included in the foods mentioned below it made sense to share it sooner rather than later but also there […]

Sainsbury’s Hidden Centre Cupcakes

Hidden centre cupcakes

I do love a good cupcake, or in the case of when I make them at home tiny fairycake, and am always envious about ones that come nicely iced because icing with a piping bag is probably my worst skill in the kitchen. The soft swishy cake against the sweet and well-formed icing makes for […]

Sweet Patisserie, Croydon (To Takeaway)

Orange toned melon flavoured macaroon

There are so many incredible coffee shops and cake eating spots in Croydon, we really are rather lucky. Lucky in the sense that we have pretty cafes with good drinks and tasty food to sit in and socialise given that Fairfield Halls is closed, the town centre is struggling as businesses become increasingly uncertain about […]

The Day I Made A Birthday Cheesecake

My birthday weekend, about a month ago, did not exactly go to plan with half of the weekend being cancelled but instead of wallowing around my partner and I jiggled plans around and as well as going to my favourite cafe for brunch we also worked together (yes friends we can work together sometimes) to make a […]

Chocolate Fairy Cakes

What do you call a small cake? I feel that cupcakes have to be of a certain size and generally my cakes are not quite that large, due to the tins that I use, which makes them more like fairy cakes and that a muffin is something completely different again. Last week I finally broke […]

Rustico, Wakefield

It was a surprisingly cold evening last Wednesday as I headed from my mum’s place where I was staying on the bus to Wakefield. Being so used to London with the pollution and numerous high-rise buildings trapping the heat in it came to a shock to the system as I stopped at a quiet bus […]

The Tram Stop Cafe, Croydon

Soup of the day in a cafe on Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon

The last time I ventured to the The Tram Stop Cafe handily situated by Addiscombe tram stop in Croydon was back in March. I remember the peppered beef bagel that came with crisps and salad as well as the minty iced, with chocolate bunny inserted, cupcake and have distinct memories of loving it. With rich […]

Food And Drink Empties, August 2016

I mentioned in my lifestyle empties that I was thinking about going to just doing food empties as they come in, as individual reviews, rather than building them up to the end of the month. The amount of empties that I have for food and drink will tend to vary quite a lot each month […]