Hope & Union

Hope & Union

Hope & Union is an absolute hidden gem tucked away in Stockton's 'cultural corner' it's a must for anyone who loves great food, gins and cask ales in a funky spot - it ticks all the boxes for me! Hope & Union has been a fave since I first stepped in quite a while ago, [...]

Glady’s Vintage Tea Room

Glady’s Vintage Tea Room

Another day, another afternoon tea, this time I tried Glady's Vintage Tea Room in Seaton Carew, Hartlepool and what a find! Seaton may not be the most picturesque beach in the North East, but to be honest it's one of my favourites probably because it was my childhood beach. But, I've never stepped foot in [...]

G&T Cupcakes

G&T Cupcakes

I'm a massive gin lover so when I was asked to make gin and tonic cupcakes it was a huge yes! Before making the cakes, I had already seen a few recipes and images throughout Instagram and to be honest I don't know why I haven't made them sooner; I love cake and I love [...]

Bistrot Pierre

Bistrot Pierre

Before Bistrot Pierre opened a restaurant in Middlesbrough I hadn't actually heard of or visited a Bistrot Pierre, I was surprised it was founded in 1994! So after not knowing its existence I've been twice in the space of three days... I've heard a few reviews from people that I know and I've seen quite [...]

The Afternoon Tea Battle

The Afternoon Tea Battle

I feel like I can class myself as an afternoon tea connoisseur now, so after trying quite a few in the North East I thought I'd share my opinions to make your next afternoon tea an easier decision if you're in the area that is. I've rated each place taking the price into consideration too! 5/5 [...]

Fudge Choc Brownie Lovin’

Fudge Choc Brownie Lovin’

A few weeks ago, I went away with my bestie's to a log cabin. Filled with food, drinks, christmas markets and of course a hot tub! One of my friends suggested we baked some brownies, so whilst I chilled watching Bridget Jones' Diary, the two Emily's made insanely good brownies! They used Laura In The Kitchen's [...]

Basic Cupcake Recipe!

Basic Cupcake Recipe!

I use this recipe for all my cakes and cupcakes, I just add ingredients to mix up flavours depending on what I'm making. It's super simple, quick and easy! What you will need: Cake Ingredients (Makes 12) 200g Self Raising Flour 200g Butter 200g Caster Sugar 2 caps of Vanilla extract/essence 3 Eggs Frosting Ingredients [...]