Icing on the wedding cake: Twisted Flour & Sugar

This dynamo mother and daughter duo really do put the icing on the wedding cake. Sally Holt is the fantastic frilly and flowery creative and Kate Podmore, an ingredients alchemist with a flair for fondant.   Once clients arrive at Twisted Flower & Sugar Merchants sunny greeting room in Wigram with the chic chaise lounge, […]

Baked with love

Wedding planning has got some sweet relief as the side effects of the Covid-19 pandemic look to be slowing down. And when it comes to choosing one of the sweetest parts of your big day, Metropol has rounded up some of the biggest confections trends for the wedding season ahead.     EDIBLE BLOOMS According […]

Treat yourself! Waffle Haus

This new dessert dynasty on New Regent Street stands by an important motto: “Go ahead, treat yourself”. And the Waffle Haus is quickly building a reputation for delivering on that brief, with a mouth-watering menu of waffles, gourmet shakes, ice creams, coffee and tea.     One of the newest additions to the ever popular, […]

Pie-maker extraordinaire: Mrs Dentons

“Cut my pie into four pieces, I don’t think I could eat eight,” said baseball catcher Yogi Berra, but however big your appetite and whatever you crave, there is a stunning homemade pie for you at Mrs Dentons takeaway café and deli on Kendal Avenue.   Owner and pie maker extraordinaire, Delwyn Lanauze spent years […]

Never Fail Gluten-Free Vegan Vanilla Cake

This three-layered six-inch cake is sure to wow the most hard-to-impress guests!     Prep time: 15 mins | Cook time: 27 mins INGREDIENTS Dry 1 ½ cup white rice flour 3/4 cup almond meal (almond flour is even better) 1/2 cup potato starch 3/4 cup white sugar 3 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking […]

Dedicated to GF

The Totally Gluten Free Bakery (TGF Bakery) is dedicated to making delicious and solely gluten-free food daily at their Colombo Street premises, which can be bought over the counter or be delivered anywhere in the city. In fact, TGF Bakery has become so trusted a name within the Coeliac and GF community that they pretty […]

Black forest in a glass

Whether you’ve got leftover brownie or cake to use up, or you make one from scratch, this rich Black Forest is a treat to tempt any Valentine.   INGREDIENTS Cake and cherry mix 4 slices of chocolate cake or brownie 2 tablespoons of a cherry liqueur 410g can of pitted black cherries 2 tablespoons white […]