A standard cup of coffee just wasn’t going to cut it for international coffee day this year – THE coffee day when you have the excuse (if you need one) to indulge those caffeine cravings with something fancy. Don’t get me wrong, you cant beat a perfectly brewed flat white with creamy milk poured into the mug to create a pretty pattern on a regular day. But on these other occasions, coffee cocktails are the way to go. Especially over brunch! I was lucky enough to be invited to brunch with Tia Maria for International coffee day – the dark coffee liqueur. Taking place at St. Barts Brewery in Smithfield, almost the whole restaurant come bar was buzzing with life, groups nattering and people tucking…

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My auntie and uncle came to visit recently for the weekend, a couple days to unwind, relax, sight see and do something different. With the only request from my Auntie being to do something foodie, as she gets food envy from my Instagram photos, and for me to make breakfast/brunch on Sunday, Alex and I organised our weekend plans. After a lunchtime wander around Borough Market, checking out the chilli and spices stall, the flowers, vegetables and grabbing some tasty food to keep us going, we headed to Liverpool Street station and walked the rest of the way to the Heron Tower, where Duck & Waffle is – the highest 24/7 restaurant in London which had been on the to-do lists of Alex and I…

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