Friday, 17 June 2016

Hello Kitty Afternoon Tea

hello.... hello kitty
we've been excited about this for MONTHS!
we mean come on - the first ever offish hello kitty cafe in europe
obvs we had to get down there asap.

It's in a secret garden below cutter & squidge 
so shhhhhhhhhh
(which FYI is the cutest cake shop we've ever come across - just check out their biskies!)

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hey anyone know where the secret garden is?

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we found it!!
OMG HOW CUTEEEEEE

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hello kitty cafe - check
hello kitty placemat - check
hello kitty straw - check

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hello kitty phone case - check
hello kitty EVERYTHANG - check

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what's pink and lemon-y?
pink lemonade

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peach lychee tea for B

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and a spot of English Breakfast for E

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all five scrummy courses delivered in stackable bamboo dim sum steamers
we LOVE LOVE LOVE

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just look at those kitty shaped cookies!

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'Mama's Apple Pie Mousse' and 'Kitty's Chocolate Mud Pie'
were real dreamy
but our no.1 fave were the biskies!!!!!

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cuteness overload!!!
SO KAWAII

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awhh sissy snaps

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one of the best afternoon teas we've ever been to
super yummy and fun
thank you so much cutter & squidge and the Lui Sisters!
QUICK QUICK QUICK
get there before it finishes on the 31st August

lots of love, 
Kitty and Mimmy x

Sunday, 12 June 2016

London Pizza Festival 2016

we love love LOVED pizza festival 2015
so when it came back for a second year to celebrate the launch of our fave book,
we just had to go back for another slice of the action 
heh heh

if there's one way to cure the Sorrento blues, 
it's to stuff yourself with traditional Neapolitan pizza

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 so we're here!!
let the pizza eating commence

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first stop - an old fave
PIZZA PILGRIMS (the OG pizza truck)

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slow-roasted porchetta, pickled popponcini peppers, oregano, tomato & mozzarella

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Strawberry Sister rating: 7/10

number dos: YARD SALE YARD SALE (who were there last year and we really liked their pizza)

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cobble lane pepperoni, regular pepperoni, 'nduja sausage, tomator & mozzarella

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true loves first bite

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true loves second bite

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SS rating: 9/10 for that pepperoni goodness and can't beat a bit of 'Nduja

queueing: it's like waiting for a ride at Disneyland
(okay not quite as exciting but we still love pizza so hey)

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la pizza trois: HOMESLICE 

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slow-cooked oxtail with watercress, radishes, tomato, mozzarella, horseradish & sorrel cream

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in it goes and 30 seconds later out it comes

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SS rating: 9/10

cute Rossopomodoro pizza making class
we totes went to their restaurant in venice

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speaking of ROSSOPOMODORO..
numero quattro working their magic

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yellow grape tomatoes, Piennolo tomatoes, garlic, wild mushrooms, buffalo mozzarella & chilli sausage 

beth's face of cheesy, yellow tomato happiness

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SS rating: 7.5/10

feeling full but powering through
one more to go yoyoyoyo

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final stop on the pizza choo choo train: THE HEARTH

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slow-roasted organic Sussex lamb marinated in Levantine herbs & spices, mushrooms, tomato & mozzarella

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3 2 1 CHEEEEEEEEEESE
SS rating: 7/10

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the ultimate honour - voting for the best slice

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Emmy went for Yard Sale (that pepperoni though)

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while Beth voted for Homeslice (half due to taste... half due to being the biggest slice of the whole festival)

this is beth and emily signing off for pizza festival news
it's been one helluva ride
but all good things have to come to an end
young & foodish please arrange the next one soon(ish)
for now, we'll be referring to our pizza bible.
over to the banana brothers for the weather. 

Monday, 6 June 2016

Sorrento: Day Three

okay - day three. Capri.
one speedy boat trip later and we're on the island

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we took the funicular railway up to the main piazza

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beth living tourist life to the fullest

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we explored the winding pathways

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dipping in and out of the shops along the way

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those island vibes
dress STAR MELA

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to Villa Verde we go

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we've arrived at our lunchtime spot

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crisp local white wine

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3 x pasta
1 x pizza

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a blanca base with cherry tomatoes and basil
strawberry sisters seal of approval

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strolled and shopped out
we sailed back to our hotel for a spot of sunbathing 

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dinner time at L'abate - in the heart of Sorrento

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brushetta to start 
along with being serenaded from the local entertainer

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yum yum get in our tum

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have to finish the holiday with another scrummy gelato party

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sorrento you've taken our number one vacay spot
we hope to see you real soon
in the meantime we're going to be binging on pizza in your honour
aviva derci
x
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