Le Petit Jolie

Le Petit Jolie is an exquisite Melbourne, home-based baking studio in Balwyn, headed by the lovely, Jolie. She specialises in handcrafted macarons of various flavour combinations, completing the look with macaron towers, decorated with fresh florals, gift tagging and cake toppers to list a few of the options available. Not only is the ordering process … Continue reading Le Petit Jolie

A Window into Fine Dining

GALVIN AT WINDOWS, HILTON PARK LANE: Happy to have another Michelin restaurant in London under my belt, without having to splurge ridiculously. Galvin at Windows, under the head chef, Joo Won, has a French-inspired menu with beautiful, fine dining atmosphere up in the sky at the Hilton, Park Lane. The 28th floor restaurant has lovely, floor … Continue reading A Window into Fine Dining

Chocolate High Tea!

R CHOCOLATE, BELGRAVIA: Just when you thought afternoon teas couldn't get any better for dessert lovers, R Chocolate, has created a chocolate-exclusive high tea for those who just can't get enough! After a brisk stroll through the quiet neighbourhood of Belgravia, we arrived in front of the R Chocolate shop front, which is decorated with sparkly, … Continue reading Chocolate High Tea!

Ultimate Luxury at the Ritz

THE RITZ HOTEL, PICCADILLY: Located in perhaps one of the most affluent areas in London, our evening here was definitely one to remember. This was the ultimate treat-yo-self day for me! You can't go to London without having a high tea, and where else can you go high other than the one of the most iconic … Continue reading Ultimate Luxury at the Ritz

Elated for Eclairs

MAITRE CHOIX, SOHO: A popular French patisserie with daily baked goodies, opened by the Michelin 3 star pastry chef, Joakim Prat, Maitre Choux is probably one of my closest Michelin encounters so far! The branch in Soho just recently opened and I had the chance of trying their eclairs during the giveaway.. because otherwise 6 … Continue reading Elated for Eclairs

Croissant Crunch

AGATHE PATISSERIE, SOUTH MELBOURNE MARKETS: We got up bright and early on a Wednesday to avoid the mythical queues at the famed Agathe Patisserie in the South Melbourne Markets - only to find, that there were none! Unfortunately, we were disappointed to find out that they only had the most basic flavours available as it … Continue reading Croissant Crunch

Zesty Zumbo

ZUMBO PATISSERIE, SOUTH YARRA: A spur of the moment decision and hankering for chocolatey dessert goodness led us to this South Yarra patisserie, featuring desserts from the renowned Croquembouche mastermind, Adriano Zumbo. There is quite a select range of cakes and only 2/3 tables and chairs in the glass cabinet, takeaway cake section. Being a Monday … Continue reading Zesty Zumbo

Melting Macaroons

LA BELLE MIETTE: Melbourne is dotted with macaroon stores everywhere, and La Belle Miette is arguably one of the most popular, competing neck and neck with Ladurée (renowned macaroon patisserie from France). The one we went to is right next to La Petite Crêperie down the famous little stretch that is Hardware Lane. For a French … Continue reading Melting Macaroons

Crêpe Craze

ROULE GALETTE, MELBOURNE CBD: A little bit of a late post as we had this about a week ago. Roule Galette is a cute little crepe place just off Flinders Lane (close to Laneway Greens) as we decided to treat ourselves after our lil Laneway Cleanse! It's quite a small shop front, with about 2 to … Continue reading Crêpe Craze

Cake Creations

LE PETIT GATEAU, MELBOURNE CBD: Down the business-y part of Melbourne along Little Collins Street, you can find a petite little cake and coffee store called Le Petit Gateau, which is all the rage these days. (4.9/5 on zomato says something!) As a quick stopover after our filling bagel breakfast, we picked another fruity cake to … Continue reading Cake Creations