Category: Yummies

Cheesecake Lollipops and Shortbread from Chef Patrice at One Pop

For over a year in financial district the Saisons restaurant in Toronto has been hiding a secret – the best shortbread in the world and the most wonderful treat ever – cheesecake lollipops. You read that correctly – cheesecake ...

Sweet Flour Custom Cookie Shop – Sweet Like Chocolate & Better!

I have been into the Sweet Flour cookie shop shop a couple of times now and I have to say the novelty fails to wear off. I don’t think it ever can wear off since this has to be ...

Gu spoonful chocolate pudding

Royal Wedding Gu Raspberry & Chocolate Mini Pots Review

I am an unabashed Gu fan girl. I love Gu. In fact, I go all Gu-y when I talk about Gu because I love Gu so much. I think I accidentally harassed a Tesco about their cookies once. So when ...

Jean Philippe Darcis Verve Cliquiot & Chocolate Macarons

There is something about a good macaron that I find hard to find. I think I’m picky. I wasn’t fussed on the Pierre Herme macarons and that’s probably down to individual taste. I thought as I was ...

Black Rose Love Fudge and Blackcurrant Rock Review

Now, I know that I focus mainly (and mostly) on (and about) chocolate but occasionally I divert (I’m thinking the cheesecake lollipops are only partially related to chocolate) and in this case, I diverted with Black Rose Love fudge and ...

A Review of the Christmas Afternoon Tea at The Strand Palace Hotel

A hotel I spend far too little time at conferences in, the Strand Palace Hotel is located ideally for the London tourist.  Nestled near all sorts of tourist attractions, including the very funky Covent Garden, this hotel must be one ...

Prosperity Brownies in Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Flavour

It is rare that I like a pre-packaged brownie.  I prefer mine cut fresh at Paul A Young and thick and dense.  This beautiful brownie was a welcome surprise.  With whole raspberries in the fluffy brownie, this was a delicious ...

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Pierre Herme Macarons

I discovered the new Pierre Herme concession at Selfridges in London.  The beautiful area dedicated to these lovely pastries is both attractive and practical.  Talking to one of the French assistants I learned that these macarons are not macaroons but ...

Choc Star Van Double Chocolate Brownie

Brownies come in all shapes and flavours.  Some flavours are deep and complex, others false and dry.  The Choc Star van has a double chocolate brownie they insisted I buy and try once I revealed I was reviewing them. As you ...

Oreo Cookie Brownie from OutsiderTart

Never one to turn down an opportunity to eat brownies or cookies, I purchased the Oreo cookie brownie from Outsider tart at the Chocolate Festival.  A large slab of Oreo cookie goodness, I stole home with the prize. This is a ...