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Edinburgh Larder: Best Recommendation for Cakes and Scones

We went to Edinburgh expecting a lot of fresh¬†seafood, but instead were left most impressed by Edinburgh Larder’s cakes and scones. The quality and taste of tea time treats at this home-y cafe is almost unparalleled in my encyclopedia of eating. This place would undoubtedly be my number one food recommendation to anyone visiting the city. Perfect Scones – They sell out quick! We came here at about 2:30pm and immediately noticed only one scone left at their counter. We frantically ordered it and given how good each bite was, we were ultimately unsatisfied that there was so little of it to share between our group. We loved it so much that we came back the next morning and ordered one whole scone each! I continue to fantasise about these scones and my only hope may be to recreate it myself… Any advice? Super Moist Beer Chocolate Cake *must try* They have a range of homemade cakes on their counter and the lady recommended this beer chocolate cake. The beer makes the cake extremely moist; …

Coffee Journey from London, Nottingham to Edinburgh

If you’ve been following my Instagram or Facebook page, you might’ve realised I’ve been out of Hong Kong travelling around UK for the past 10 days! No doubt I would’ve been stuffing myself with Burgers & Lobsters, scones, cupcakes and really any kind of food, but coffee shop breaks were also called for everyday of our busy trip, from London, Nottingham to Edinburgh. Follow my caffeine journey below! Soho Grind (London) Touched down in London at 6am. We checked in at The Nadler Soho (highly recommended hotel) and walked to Soho Grind just in time for its opening at 8am. The coffee was great and latte was my favourite. But the piccolo was a disappointment, bearing a sour taste. I also tried their lemon drizzle which was pleasantly sweet and moist (also recommended). Workshop Coffee (London) I had just had brunch at The Modern Pantry¬†(recommended), where I didn’t order coffee, saving my quota for the hipster looking Workshop Coffee across the road. To my disappointment, they were full and I could not have made six …