Tag Archives: Breakfast

♥ Breakfast in London: The Parlour at Sketch

The Parlour at Sketch

I think the decor at The Parlour at Sketch is best described as truly madly eclectic; it shouldn’t work but it does.  There is an assortment of different styles of sofas and chairs, covered in a bewildering selection of clashing fabrics, dotted around the large high-ceilinged room.  Tables are of different designs and heights.  The interior is dim despite an array of unusual lights which include vast chandeliers dangling from the ceiling and a large light, made of fibreglass, in the shape of a moose’s head, mounted trophy style on the wall. There is more, much more but I feel The Parlour at Sketch is best seen rather than described.

Continue reading


Filed under London, Restaurants/Cafés, Travel

♥ Orange Breakfast Bars

This Sunday’s weather made it very difficult to believe that we are just ten days away from Midsummer.  The sky was dull and dark in these parts and misty, gauzy, grey rain floated incessantly to the ground.  A soft day!  To cheer myself up this evening I did a spot of comfort baking and whizzed up a batch of orange and cinnamon breakfast bars, for the freezer.  The recipe comes from Jane Clarke’s book  Body Foods for Life.

Continue reading


Filed under Cake, Food/Wine, Recipes