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Brunch at Vinoteca Kings Cross

As the brunch lover that I am, I’m always on the look out for good brunch spots in London. So I was very happy to hear that the new Vinoteca – recently opened in Kings Cross – had a brunch menu…and a brunch wine menu!

The restaurant is the fifth and largest member of the Vinoteca family and it’s located on King’s Boulevard, just in between King’s Cross and St Pancras stations.

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The new Vinoteca looks a bit different from the other restaurants of the group (Farringdon, Soho, Marylebone, Chiswick). This one is housed in a brand new,… Continue reading →

Travel in Portugal: Discovering Porto Food Specialties

A few weeks ago I visited Porto, Portugal’s second biggest city, for the first time. I hope it won’t be the last, because I fell in love with the Portuguese city, its welcoming and friendly people and – of course – their fantastic food and wine!

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I was only in Porto for three (very rainy) days, so I didn’t get to visit all the restaurants and shops I had marked on my to-do list. It’s incredible how many great restaurants there are just in the small city centre of Porto! I have been in bigger European cities with much less… Continue reading →

Almond Cake with Blueberry Jam

Lately I have been thinking about baking more often, just to have that time for myself where I am completely focusing on a task (that doesn’t involve looking at a screen). And while I don’t often have the time to try elaborated recipes, sometimes though it’s nice to just bake a simple cake, one that reminds you of the cakes you ate as a child. A breakfast cake that can make mornings a little bit nicer and easier for you and your family.

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I haven’t been baking much lately and this week it really hit me how much I miss… Continue reading →