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Blog posts for tag: Cakes

Obey Your Maître: Best Choux In Town

29 Nov 2016
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Nothing quite gets me going like a good pairing of salty and sweet, and Maître Choux’s salted butter with homemade caramel choux is no exception. Here, I’d like to quote my friend as I think she rather hit the nail on the head, “Like balls of exploding awesome!” Indeed they were…

Afternoon Tea Week – 8th to 14th August 2016

This week sees the return of Afternoon Tea Week where hotels, restaurants, tea and coffee shops up and down the country offer special menus to entice those of you with a sweet tooth through the door or simply put together special tasting menus to show off the creative skills of their pastry chefs…

The Langham Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea

11 Feb 2016
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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you can enjoy a rather exclusive Valentine’s Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood in the Palm Court that is running for just three days from tomorrow 12th February to Sunday 14th February and offers a burlesque twist on their traditional afternoon tea...

Chocolate Afternoon Tea at The InterContinental Park Lane

7 Oct 2015
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This was my second visit to The Wellington Lounge at The Intercontinental Park Lane, this time to sample their new Chocolate Afternoon Tea in celebration of London Chocolate Week. What I also love about The Wellington Lounge is that they really encourage you to sample new flavours of tea and have as many as you like...

Afternoon Tea Week 2015 Gets Creative

10 Aug 2015
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This week will see tea rooms, restaurants and hotels across the UK joining in and celebrating this year’s ‘National Afternoon Tea Week’. A week-long celebration of this all so English a tradition takes place from Monday 10th August through to Sunday 16th August 2015 with a week packed full of activities and specially discounted Afternoon Teas with up to 50% off...

Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea at The InterContinental Park Lane

4 Jun 2015
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With summer very much in the air here in London it seemed only fitting to head to the beautiful Wellington Lounge at the InterContinental Park Lane this week to try the hotel’s new limited edition ‘Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea’ created by Executive Chef Ashley Wells in partnership with Family Perfumers Floris London...

Limited Edition Chelsea Flower Show Afternoon Tea at The Langham, London

To celebrate the Chelsea Flower Show this week, The Langham, London has launched a special Afternoon Tea and has partnered Laurent-Perrier as The Laurent-Perrier Chatsworth Garden is on display at the show. You can also enter a competition to enjoy an Afternoon Tea in the Palm Court at the 1865 price of just seven pence...

Cherish Finden and The Langham, London Afternoon Tea

19 May 2015
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Afternoon Tea has become a big thing not only here in London but I see it being offered in 5-star hotels around the world. Since writing about Afternoon Teas over the last few years, I have been amazed at the variety and innovative creations that pastry chefs have come up with, none more so than Cherish Finden who is Executive Pastry Chef at The Langham, London...

Men’s Afternoon Tea at 108 Pantry

13 May 2015
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Welcome to a whole new look to Afternoon Tea, geared to us guys and not a glass of bubbly in sight but rather a wholesome pint of Guinness. 108 Pantry in the heart of fashionable Marylebone has created a special limited edition Afternoon Tea to coincide with the fashion world’s London Collections for Men and Father’s Day...

Chelsea Flower Show Floral Afternoon Tea in The Rose Lounge

8 May 2015
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It’s coming to that time of the year when London will play host once again to the annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show which takes place from 19th to 23rd May. To help mark the occasion the Sofitel London St James’ Executive Chef, Vincent Ménager has created a wonderful limited edition Afternoon Tea, tempting you with a mouth-watering selection of Parisienne pastries...