Floral Heaven| Saint Aymes Café

The Saint Aymes Cafe is currently one of the trendiest places in London and it’s all thanks to the work of sisters Michela & Lois Wilson that, inspired by the work of Wes Anderson and their Nana’s floral garden designed this cute paradise in the heart of London. I’ve visited this floral heaven on a very quiet day, I made sure it was a weekday so it’s not too overcrowded and I could taste their delicious treats and take all the photos I wanted.

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The café is located in Connaught Village and is only a short walk (approx. 10 mins) from Marble Arch.

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The decoration of the place is simply beautiful and if you’re loving the photos, I can tell you that once you’re there it’s even more stunning.

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My sister and I ordered pancakes with Nutella and a nice green tea, but I definitely need to come back to taste the unicorn latte.

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You can find more information, including opening times and Saint Aymes menu on Tripadvisor.

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Searching for Italian Cuisine in London |Vapiano review

You’re spending the day in London and you want to have something quick for lunch, but not so quick that it will lose the quality and taste. You still want the restaurant to be nice and cool, even though you’re not spending too much time in there, after all, you’re in London.

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So here’s my suggestion – Vapiano restaurant in Great Portland Street ticked all the boxes.

My sister and I are big fans of Italian Cuisine, so Vapiano has been on our list for a few months now and we finally had the chance to try it!

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The service was great and quick, and the prices are extremely affordable compared to the quality of the food.

You get to see the pasta being made right in front of you and the options are endless. I’ve ordered the Gamberetti e spinaci pasta that consists of king prawns, cherry tomatoes, basil pesto, onions, spinach, cream and Grana Padano. My sister went for the bolognese pasta with homemade classic beef sauce with onions and carrots.

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We ended up having more than we should, so instead of going straight back to our walk in London, we just stayed a few more minutes in the restaurant taking pictures at their nice decoration.

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Visit Vapiano on TripAdvisor  for a full menu, opening hours and more information.

Any other Italian restaurant recommendations in London? Leave them in a comment below!

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Olivia’s Favourite Thing in the World – Food|IAMS for Vitality

Olivia is one year old now which basically means she’s an adult cat. She still plays 24 hours a day and makes sure everything goes on the floor just like the first day she arrived at our home. So the only thing that really changed was her food.

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I’ve done my own research and also asked Olivia’s vet, Olivia (yes, her name is Olivia too) and we both agreed that IAMS for Vitality was a good choice for her first Adult cat dry food.

I wanted to make sure that I picked a brand with wheat-free recipes. If you’ve watched “Pet Fooled” documentary on Netflix you know why. I also wanted something with high levels of protein, in this case, IAMS has up to 91% animal protein for cats. And then the basics, of course, no fillers, artificial flavours or colours, etc.

 

Of course, Olivia always has the last word, it needed to be something that she would like and this can be very difficult when it comes to dry food. She will always prioritise wet food, but I want to make sure she has both options.

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So I was very glad that she started to get excited every time I open the bag of dry food, just like she is when she sees us preparing the wet food.

She’s now been to the vet again and we can confirm she’s very healthy. The only thing we need to keep an eye on is her weight, even though it’s very good now because she loves food it can change and get out of control. So from now on, we will start measuring her portions daily until she gets used to it.

Olivia already tried the Ocean Fish, Lamb and Chicken flavours. The Chicken one is definitely her favourite!

Visit IAMS website to find out about their new Vitality range – http://www.iams.co.uk/

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