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Morning Madness: Muesli

What do you eat for breakfast when you’re truly pushed for time? If I’m completely honest, my answer is “nothing” or (perhaps even worse) “toast made with white bread and topped with processed peanut butter” (yum). Of course, neither of those options fills me up for long. And these days, it’s imperative that I leave the house fuelled and on time. Read more…

Trendy and tasty: Peach Salad with Pecans and Cheddar

One of the things I love about travelling is noticing all the local trends in the places I visit. The world can feel so small and homogenous these days, that I take delight in noticing these regional differences. At the wedding I attended in Canada earlier this month, my sharp-shouldered blazer caused much mirth among my friends; apparently, the linebacker look has yet to reach my hometown. The next week in New York City, I noticed that all the sharply-dressed guys were wearing boat shoes and the girls, over-the-knee boots-  both looks which have yet to really take off in London. Read more…

Until we meet again: Strawbuckle

Eeek, Thursday already! How did that happen? I’ve been busy with a freelance photography job this week, and between that and getting ready for my upcoming Italian break, I’ve barely had a moment for blogging. Any second that wasn’t spent taking, uploading or editing photos was automatically bookmarked for restaurant research, laundry and last-minute purchases. Do we think four bottles of sunscreen is enough for five days? Read more…

Cute with Fruit: Strawberry Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting

Strawberry Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting

I’m not terribly fond of cute things. Babies, puppies and Emperor penguins notwithstanding, I tend to prefer modern, rustic or retro aesthetics over twee and girly. The same goes for the food I make, which is why this is the first time in my year-plus of blogging that I’m posting a cupcake recipe. Read more…