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Momo Cha: Reader Discount Code

It’s no secret that I love great tea and I’ve shared many fantastic tea suppliers here on Kavey Eats over the years. A recent find from the BBC Good Food Show was Momo Cha – their High Mountain Oolong tea absolutely blew me away when I first tasted it and every single time I brewed ... Read more »

Caramelised White Hot Chocolate

Earlier this year, Valrhona released what they’re calling the fourth chocolate (after dark, milk and white) and that is blond chocolate. They’ve named it Dulcey, though I can’t tell you how that’s pronounced. At the London-based launch event, some Valrhona staff pronounced it with a soft “s” and others with a hard “ch“. “Dulsey” or ... Read more »

Rave Coffee, Love Lane, Cirencester

A light industrial estate in Cirencester is probably not the first place you’d look for a high quality coffee shop, but that’s just where you’ll find Rave Coffee in Stirling Works, Love Lane. Suppliers of wholesale coffee, Rob and Vikki Hodge also sell coffee, tea and cakes to individual customers to drink in or takeaway, ... Read more »

Eating & Drinking in Amsterdam: Restaurants & Bars

Since our weekend in Amsterdam a couple of months ago, I’ve shared a comprehensive list of Amsterdam food specialities and my recommendations on where to find great coffee, cakes and snacks. In this post, I want to share a few tips on restaurants and bars: Getto (Burgers & Bar) Brouwerij ‘t IJ (Brewery Bar) Lab ... Read more »

The Art of Tea Blending

I love tea and I love history. I even love browsing through antiques fairs and admiring beautiful old things such as Georgian wooden tea caddies. But I’ve never thought much about the way in which tea was consumed in the past, though I do know that tea drinkers used to buy loose tea and blended ... Read more »

Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar

The new Hawksmoor Spitalfields Bar is both a new venture, for restaurateurs Huw Gott and Will Beckett, and a return to their starting point, located as it is in the basement of their first restaurant, Hawksmoor Spitalfields. Unlike the bars at their Guildhall and Seven Dials restaurants, the latest bar feels like a much more ... Read more »