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Jafaris Donuts, Gothenburg

Jafaris Donuts, Gothenburg

I recently spent a weekend in Gothenburg, right before the Beast from the East hit. It is a lovely city and am sure it is even more beautiful in the spring, but my husband and I decided we would brave the freezing temperatures for a […]

Ben’s Canteen: DIY Doughnuts

Ben’s Canteen: DIY Doughnuts

Ben’s Canteen is one of my favourite local restaurants and always a reliable option for a Saturday night. Their mission is a) to create an alternative to a pub for a relaxed weekend, and b) serve up delicious (and Aussie-inspired) brunches. My Ben’s top three dishes […]

The Pudding Stop, St Albans

The Pudding Stop, St Albans

I made a trip to St Alban’s at the start of half-term, primarily to do some research for a Year 7 trip, but also to get out of the capital and try some doughnuts. After a useful wander around Verulamium Museum to snap photos of […]

Doughnut Workshop at Bread Ahead, Borough Market

Doughnut Workshop at Bread Ahead, Borough Market

Sarah: Anna’s husband bought her a place on this workshop by one of our favourite doughnut creators, and I joined her for a pre-Christmas treat. Bread Ahead have a bakery school in Borough Market and we were a class of 16 novices there for three hours […]

Skinny Bakery 42-calorie Doughnuts

Skinny Bakery 42-calorie Doughnuts

Skinny Bakery are a company I’d followed for a while on Instagram before finally placing my first order prompted by the news that they were making 42-calorie doughnuts. I ordered a few different products: carrot (cake) pearls, lemon (cake) pearls, mini flapjacks and jam doughnuts. I […]

Ranfield’s Brasserie, Coggeshall

Ranfield’s Brasserie, Coggeshall

Living outside of London, my options for good doughnuts are limited in comparison to my sister. However, I am lucky enough to have a few great restaurants nearby, one of which is Ranfield’s Brasserie. Before giving a review of their latest doughnuts on the menu, I […]

Donut Soufflé at the Forge, Whitstable

Donut Soufflé at the Forge, Whitstable

For my birthday my husband and I returned to the Kent coast and to Whitstable. We had been here for the first time in the summer of 2016 and had one of our best holidays ever. We stumbled across the Forge on a walk along […]

Agua Na Boca at West Norwood Feast

Agua Na Boca at West Norwood Feast

Every Sunday April-December a craft-vintage-food market takes place in West Norwood. We went primarily so I could visit the jewellery stall of Crystal and Stone who make beautiful earrings, rings and necklaces. Before we hit the craft area of the market however, we stopped in […]

Copenhagen: Crème Brûlée Doughnut

Copenhagen: Crème Brûlée Doughnut

My husband and I visited Copenhagen last week. I’d read Helen Russell’s ‘A Year of Living Danishly’ in my book group and the city’s mixture of art, design and gastronomic attractions really appealed to me. We went twice to the Copenhagen Street Food Market on […]

Bread Ahead, Seven Dials

Bread Ahead, Seven Dials

Today marked possibly my fifth visit to Bread Ahead in Seven Dials. Just a few minutes walk from Covent Garden, it used to be dangerously close to my office before I left London. It is one of my all-time favourite doughnuts, hence my return trip. […]