In the beginning....

In the beginning….

We wish to incorporate new approach to the world of food.  Two Blondes and a Baking Tray is intended for a wide range of hungry people and food enthusiasts alike: this blog will be easy and entertaining to read and we hope to make a small but worthy contribution to...
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The Harwood Arms, Fulham

The Harwood Arms, Fulham

In London, finding a good Sunday lunch can be quite a challenge. Many places to eat don’t offer a traditional Sunday roast in light of more jazzy things on the menu, and many offer a substandard quality of “carvery,” moonlighting as the feast that it should rightfully be. Notes such as an Englishman and his castle...
The Fabulous Baker Brother's Blackpool Breakfast Bap

The Fabulous Baker Brother’s Blackpool Breakfast Bap

Lately, there rarely seems to be a night when I just chill out at home…I don’t know how and I don’t know why, but that’s just the way the cookie crumbles! BUT, to my utter delight last night, when I had made my batch of soup, given my bathroom its (long overdue) clean, hoovered my...
Cote du Rhone Beef Stew

Cote du Rhone Beef Stew

As the winter weather seems to be intent on over-staying its welcome, there seems to be only one this to do. EAT. It’s the end of February; you are quietly getting excited about the end of winter, and the feasting that can be done once the spring has pushed its’ way through the cold. We...
Coq au Vin

Coq au Vin

If I could live anywhere else, I think it would have to be Provence. It is beautiful and breathtaking and hot and lovely. And it exudes elegance and apart from anything else, the food is just exquisite. Such rich flavours marred together with wonderful herbs (and ideally accompanied by delicious wine!), makes for spoiling indulgence, and...
Mongolian Grill & Hot Pot

Mongolian Grill & Hot Pot

During  the miserable January that we all had to endure, I was desperately seeking something fun and different to do to raise us from our wintery depression. London is a vibrant and multicultural city so I thought that someone must have some to celebrate now and I was looking to jump on thir bandwagon. Then...
Pancake Day

Pancake Day

More often than not, do you get back home from work, thinking  ’Same shit, different day!’? Well, I do..but sometimes it just takes a bit of positive thinking and creativity to relaise that work doesn’t have to rule our lives and that, despite the fact many of us might be running around all day, or alternatively going...
Sticky Toffee Coffee Cupcakes

Sticky Toffee Coffee Cupcakes

  Sticky Toffee Coffee Cupcakes…well, if that ain’t your cup o’ tea, then at least you must admit, it rolls off the tongue pretty well?! I thought of these as I reminisced over the sticky toffee pudding that I used to frequently make, until I reaslised that it was so good that I could never...
The Disappearing Dining Club - Back in Five Minutes

The Disappearing Dining Club – Back in Five Minutes

During this ‘dry January,’ ‘dreary January,’ ‘oh the start of a-whole-new-me’ January…I’ve been sort of quite good. Less boozing, more staying in, a bit o’ excercise and even yoga.. Which has all been great, but you can imagine my excitement when the opportunity arose to go to Back in Five Minutes, a night curated as...
The Cinnamon Club

The Cinnamon Club

When I got back to work in January, amidst the junk of my email inbox, a toptable email surfaced. Normally I would have waved it aside, knowing most of the offers would be desperate restaurants I had never heard of advertising meal deals I didn’t want. Then something caught my eye: The Cinnamon Club in...
Johnny Jeffrey's Disappearing Dining Club at the Great Barn

Johnny Jeffrey’s Disappearing Dining Club at the Great Barn

As many of you will already now, we disappeared down to Devon for a fun-and-food-filled weekend, courtesy of the lovely Johnny and Allan. Just to give you a bit of background, the DDC was originally pop up restaurants in London. But, moving with the times, they have extended their reach to the Great Barn in...
The Disappearing Dining Club

The Disappearing Dining Club

THE DISAPPEARING DINING CLUB The Disappearing Dining Club. Where do I begin? We had been looking forward to it for such a long time. I had even considered making a countdown caterpillar…but then I remembered that I wasn’t 10 anymore. But the weekend finally arrived and, despite the fact that all of us friends had...
Olives from Spain Tapenade Challenge!

Olives from Spain Tapenade Challenge!

We were very kindly sent a hamper from Olives from Spain, in partnership with Storm Communications. Inside the hamper was a whole range of goodies, herbs, spices, oils and various other excitements, like Manchego cheese and dates. We were asked to put our creative hats on and create a tapenade from the ingredients provided. The...
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