Posted on March 21, 2015
Coffee in Hoxton
I’ve finally found a place in London that sells my beloved cortado. The Fabrique bakery in Hoxton born out of Stockholm, is now bringing a bit of that Scandi cool to London. I’m so happy to have found this little place under the arches of Hoxton train station, where the five tables sit in a white tiled heaven, and if you are lucky enough to snag one, you can watch the bakers doing their thing while eating one of their kick ass cinnamon buns.
Posted on November 23, 2014
My family and I visited Skansen on our last misty morning in Stockholm. Skansen is located on one of the islands in the archipelago that makes up Stockholm, and it is advised as a ‘must see’, so of course we obliged. Skansen demonstrates old Sweden, complete with fully functioning traditional bake houses and coffee shops. We stumbled across one which appeared to have jumepd right out of a scene from Disney’s Frozen – the “Yoo hoo, big summer blowout’ scene to be precise – with burning wood fire and fur pelts to keep you warm. Skansen also houses a zoo, where I whitnessed my first Elk. A great day.
My sister and I keeping warm in coats from Cos and &OtherStories.
Posted on November 17, 2014
Fika @ Snickarbacken 7,
I spent this past weekend in Stockholm with my family where we visited Snickarbacken 7 in Ostermalm. Coffee is a huge phenomenon in Sweden, so much that they even have a word for ‘doing coffee’ – Fika. It was very cosy, and had a very east London hipster vibe about it with artworks on the walls and low lighting. I’ve never been a huge fan of coffee, but here I found my drink, the cortado. For that, I will be forever greatful to you Snickarbacken 7.