Saturday, 8 October 2016

Covent Garden - Let them eat cake, London

Covent Garden

This week’s email is the icing on the cake

This week’s email is the icing on the cake
The best thing about being master of your own destiny is eating as much cake as you very well please. So whether you prefer buttercream to whipped cream, or chocolate to berry, you’ll find your favourites at London’s greatest dessert destinations. How’s that for sweet talk?
Jam-packed with scrumminess
Whittard Tea Room
Whittard Tea RoomCakes with your cuppa
With over 100 loose-leaf teas to choose from, and a range of tea-infused cocktails, Whittard is a tea-and-cake-lover’s paradise. We recommend the artisanal scones and mini classic cakes that make their all-day afternoon tea so successful.
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Sweetheart Cupcakes
Sweetheart CupcakesFamily recipes baked with love
You’ll only find fresh British ingredients and time-honoured recipes in the Sweetheart kitchen. So follow your nose and choose from steaming apple crumbles, oven-fresh layer cakes, and plenty of cupcakes and bakes. Just like nan used to make.
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AubaineFrance’s sweetest export
Come lunch break or lazy weekend, you can’t beat refuelling with these delicate pastries and cakes. Prepared fresh every day in Aubaine’s signature Provençal bakery, you can sit in and enjoy or take away and fill passers-by with envy.
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No half-baked attempts here
Ivy Market Grill
Ivy Market GrillExtra special indulgence
You won’t be the same once you’ve tasted the crisp Baked Alaska or melt-in-your-mouth Chocolate Bombe. And if you enjoy these perfected classics from the terrace overlooking the piazza, you’ll feel even more like you’ve reached dessert heaven.
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Balthazar Boulangerie
Balthazar BoulangerieGlorious cakes, America-style
Next door to the legendary New York brasserie is Balthazar’s other star attraction: the bakery. From its wood-fired oven come pastries and baked treats that taste as divine as they look. If you’ve a taste for the extravagant, look no further.
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LadureeSeason of the macaron
New for autumn is a range of spongy, crunchy macarons in boxes adorned with surreal poodles and dainty squirrels. You can also choose from meringues with chestnut cream, tartlets with lemon confit, and shortbreads with blueberry jam.
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