Archive for August, 2011

August 29, 2011

Yo Sushi

Yo Sushi

I love sushi, yet have never been to Yo Sushi before. I think the idea of paying per dish has put me off as I’m the kind of girl who likes to try everything. I found myself on the top floor of Harvey Nichols sampling the free alcohol before meeting some friends for cocktails in the bar, so I thought that I probably should have a bite to eat or I may embarrass myself.

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August 24, 2011

Drop Drinks

Drop Drink

Drop is a new drink released onto the market in January 2011 by Mount Valley. The flavour is pear drop, like the popular sweet that reminds me of my childhood. I found out about this drink through a friend and as I love pear drops contacted drop drinks offering to review their drink for them.

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August 19, 2011

Lavender Cupcakes

Lavender Cupcake

I love using ingredients fresh from the garden, or someone elses garden, and while sitting eating in my garden one day I smelt our lavender bush. I then decided that I had to try making lavender cakes. I’ve seen sugar with the lavender already mixed in with it, but it is often quite expensive, and probably not as nice as the fresh stuff.
I used a basic sponge recipe but when I added the sugar I also added a handful of lavender buds.

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August 15, 2011

Yvonne’s Thai Cuisine

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This Thai restaurant is tucked away in the back of the Kings Arms pub in Waterloo. Extremely busy if going straight from work on a weekday so be sure to get there early. The pub and the restaurant are run separately, so you buy your drinks at the bar and take it to your table. The only down side to this place is you can’t pay on card for your food so make sure you bring cash. However you wont need very much cash as the food portions are very filling and very reasonably priced.

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