Rabot 1745 – Cacao restaurant and bar

I went to a great bar/restaurant in Borough Market recently, called Rabot 1745. This is the London restaurant of the Hotel Chocolat company.They specialise in rhum and chocolate pairings, be it in food or in drinks. Many of the dishes have cocoa beans for example.

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Traditional braided brioche


I have always dreamed to make my own brioche but never quite had the courage. Today is a cold and rainy Sunday of…August (loving England) and I did not quite know what to do this morning. It just feels weird to be stuck inside in the middle of the summer! I wanted to bake a cake –  it has become kind of a routine on Sundays now – but I failed the last one I baked this week and I think I got a little traumatised.

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