My cappuccino cupcake creation will give you a triple dose of caffeine to help you celebrate UK Coffee week, a nationwide celebration of coffee to raise funds for coffee growing communities. Hidden inside these espresso flavoured cupcakes is a white chocolate and coffee ganache surprise that keeps these treats moist and decadent.
On arrival at the East London destination of the Truman Brewery, I was met with the sweet smell of coffee, which practically guided me in from street level. The festival spreads across two floors and multiple rooms, with pumping beats from live DJs and the whizzing sounds of coffee theatrics in progress.
This rant could literally be an essay but alas let's just stick with this for now but welcome to an average day of your local Barista who most definitely hates you.
So the top London places? I don't drink animal secretions, so with a hearty screw you to those establishments with gourmisan-pretensions and a refusal to serve anything other than full-fat bovine breast milk, I present my own humble guide to the finest vegan and omnivore-friendly brews in (East) London.
They lied. There are actually three certainties in life: death, taxes, and the innate superiority of Italian food.
Another Italian rip-off, is, of course, coffee chains. On his first visit to a UK coffee shop my confused boyfriend had a lot of questions: 'What's a Mochaccino?', 'And a syrup shot?' and 'ARE YOU JOKING? £1.80 for an Espresso?!'
Inflation and commodity prices may push up the cost of a cup of coffee. But is there a foam ceiling above which it just becomes