Saturday, 22 March 2014

Have You Heard?: The Biscuiteers team up with Mr. Men and Little Miss to bring your favorite characters.. in icing!!

Kate and Chelsie Experience- The Mr Men and Little Miss Launch Party
On Wednesday 12th March we were fortunate enough to be invited to the beautiful Biscuiteers Boutique in London for the launch of their new fun and playful ‘Mr. Men and Little Miss’ collection.  For those of you who are not familiar with this boutique it may very well remind you of your favourite childhood candy store. The boutique is filled with their captivating creations that included bespoke cakes, traditional sweets, hand iced cupcakes, hand iced chocolates and their new and tasty macarons combined with a warm and friendly atmosphere.

The exclusive ‘Mr. Men  and Little Miss’ collection took over 1 year to produce ensuring that the Biscuiteers perfectly captured the different personalities behind each of the beloved Mr Men and Little Miss personalities. We began by sampling some of their colourful Mr Men and Little Miss cupcakes. The cupcakes were beautifully presented, and vivid in colour; admittedly it was a difficult choice to select which character we wanted to try first (Little Miss Sunshine or Mr Messy? But Mr Tickle looked so cute!) So in the end we went with Mr Greedy and Little Miss Chatterbox. The cupcakes were divine!  We were simply smitten with the vanilla butter-cream and delicate soft sponge within the cupcake and it left us eager to try more...perhaps selecting Mr Greedy was appropriate for me?

For us the best part of the evening was when we were where invited to sit down and create our own Mr. Men and Little Miss biscuits at their icing cafe (on premise in London). The tables were beautifully presented with Mr .Men and Little Miss table cloth, a large bowl of vivid coloured icing pipes, illustrations of the Mr. Men and Little Misses we would be creating to ensure that we wouldn’t forget any details and lots of biscuits to get practising on! We were given an introduction to icing by one of the artists behind the Biscuiteers collections.  The lady was delighted to share with us best practise and helpful tips which undeniably helped us when creating our own.  Whilst admittedly it was a little tough to begin with, we soon got the hang of it and it was a great fun. The evening ended with us taking our collections away in elegant Biscuiteers packaging and wanting to indulge further in this magical collection.   

The Mr. Men and Little Miss Collection New for March 2014

The new Mr. Men and Little Miss collection is available from their website and the Biscuiteers Boutique (194 Kensington Road, Notting Hill) and include:

The Mr. Men, Little Miss Biscuit Collection Tin: These tins are presented as either Mr.Men or Little Miss and include eight of our favourite beloved characters including: Mr Happy, Mr Greedy, Mr Cool, Little Miss Chatterbox, Little Miss Sunshine and Little Miss Trouble

This is priced at £30 per box, not including postage and packaging.

Mr. Men and Little Miss Biscuit Cards:  The individual Mr. Men and Little Miss characters are hand- iced onto a Biscuiteers vanilla biscuit base and each is housed in their own special box

This is priced at £10.95 per character, not including postage and packaging

Mr. Men and Little Miss Cupcake Collection:  A boxed collection of six hand iced cupcakes of either Mr. Men or Little Miss

This is priced at £27.50 per box, not including postage and packaging.

Mr. Men and Little Miss Icing Parties
In addition to the hand-iced biscuit and cupcake ranges, Biscuiteers will be also be offering Mr. Men and Little Miss themed icing parties in the Biscuiteers Notting Hill based Biscuit Boutique and Icing Cafe.  
A team of expert Biscuiteers icers will teach you all the skills you need to create and ice your own tin of Mr.Men or Little Miss character biscuits. You will also take away a 100% cotton Biscuiteers apron and oodles of Biscuiteers tips and techniques- to ensure you can re create the magic in your home.

Sunday, 9 March 2014

Vintage Afternoon Tea on The Balcony, The Dorchester London

Vintage Balcony Afternoon Tea includes a selection of open finger sandwiches, warm scones from their bakery with homemade jam, lemon curd and Cornish clotted cream, a selection of English traditional cakes from our trolley and especially selected grand and rare teas served with vintage Minton china set. Indulge yourself with a glass of Laurent Perrier Vintage 2002 for a memorable afternoon.

Balcony Tea includes:

A glass of Laurent-Perrier Vintage 2004 Champagne

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A selection of finger sandwiches:

Pressed Ham Hock with Piccalilli & Mustard Cress on Sourdough Crisp

Smoked Salmon Pinwheel with Cream Cheese on Pumpernickel

Harlequin Prawn on Brioche Toast

Cucumber Relish with Melba Toast

Sandwich Loaf with Egg & Mustard Cress and Smoked Haddock Rillettes.

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Warm raisin and plain scones from our bakery

served with homemade strawberry jam, lemon curd

and Cornish clotted cream

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A selection of French pastries

and Traditional Cakes from our trolley

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A choice of our especially selected grand and rare teas

Priced from £55 per person excluding service charge

Balcony Tea is served at The Dorchester, between 1.30pm - 3.30pm and 4pm - 6pm

Additional glass of Laurent-Perrier Vintage 2004 Champagne £18.00

For further information, please telephone The Dorchester on +44 (0)20 7629 8888 or email