Did I mention I LOVE breakfast?! It’s my favourite time of the day, it’s the reason why I go to bed in the evening and why I wake up in the morning! I would have called my blog “I love breakfast” if it didn’t exist already! ;)
Even more, I love breakfast during Christmas! I am looking forward to going back home to Italy in a few days and eat the traditional Christmas sweets, like Panettone and Pandoro. But even in London you can enjoy a good Panettone, like the one from Valentina Deli.
Perfect breakfast: a slice of “Valentina” Panettone with hot “caffelatte” in my “Keep Calm and Carry On Cooking” mug.
Happy Sunday and Happy Christmas!
A few weeks ago I attended a day workshop with food photographer Paul Winch-Furness. Photo Pop-Up was held at A La Cruz, an Argentinian restaurant in Clerkenwell, London EC1.
It was a great and busy day! It was 8 of us with full access to the whole restaurant, kitchen included! We started off the day with coffee and biscuits imported directly from Argentina. They look like macarons, but infact they are two shortbreads layered with jam. Delicious!
Once the caffeine kicked in, we started the lesson with an overview on food photography, composition and lighting.… Continue reading
Oh, how I wish I could celebrate Thanksgiving! It’s such a nice tradition! Of course, every holiday that involves cooking and eating large amounts of comfort food is worth celebrating, isn’t it?! This year I discovered that many London restaurants were offering a special Thanksgiving menu. So I’ve started selling the idea to my friends and, to be honest, it wasn’t very hard!
I chose The Breakfast Club, because I have been meaning to go there for years and their set menu seemed big enough (starter, main, dessert) and reasonably priced (£25).
I was worried the portions might… Continue reading