Lunch at Castle Terrace – Review

I was lucky to be invited along to a bloggers lunch at Castle Terrace Restaurant this week along with Danielle, Edinburgh Foody, Olivia, Oh! Taste and Emma Foodie Explorers. We were invited to ...

Mark Greenaway Launches ‘Perceptions’ – a cookbook like no other!

I love Mark, his restaurant and his style of cooking, not to mention his cheeky smile and endless enthusiasm so I can’t wait for the release of his new recipe ...

Badger & Co – Restaurant Review

I was invited to go and try out Edinburgh’s, recently opened, Badger & Co and I’d been hearing great things so was very happy to oblige! Not to mention the last ...

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WIN a pair of tickets to The Royal Highland Show 2016

It’s almost that time of year again when Scotland’s ‘greatest show’ sets up shop at Ingliston and we all pray for great weather – one of my favourite days out of the year – The Royal Highland Show. As usual, it’s jam-packed full of fabulous foodie delights…. Hugely successful ‘Scotland’s Larder Live!’ returns to Royal […]

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Tony Singh Is Looking For Budding Chefs To Mentor

SCOTTISH CHEF OF THE YEAR, TONY SINGH, CALLS UPON AMIBITIOUS CHEFS The award-winning chef launches the TransPennine Express ‘Where Next Project’ – a unique mentorship scheme to select and nurture the North and Scotland’s hottest talent Television Chef Tony Singh, calls upon passionate individuals who have an ambition to work in the food & drink […]

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Petal, Leaf, Seed – Recipe Book Review

Have you ever infused a fig leaf in custard and had it’s coconut and elderflower scent waft up to you on clouds of milky steam? or picked a handful of fennel seeds when they are still green and fat and scalded them with boiling water for a sweet, grassy, anise-scented tea? Or maybe you have […]

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A Private Chef at Home – What A Brilliant Experience!

Q. Nadine, would you be interested in hosting a dinner party in your own home for 8 people, where we’ll send a chef round to cook for you, at no cost or inconvenience to yourself? A. Erm, well let me think about that for a nanosecond… I love to host dinner parties and really enjoy […]

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75 Volunteer Whisky Tasters Wanted By The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Another one for all you whisky lovers, I know those that got on to the last one of these had a good time!!!VOLUNTEER WHISKY TASTERS WANTED FOR SECRETIVE ‘PROJECT FLAVOUR BEHAVIOUR’ EXPERIMENT The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is looking for volunteers to take personality test and sample rare whiskies How would you like to sample […]

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Rhubarb & Ginger Jam Recipe

Rhubarb is one of our best growers in the garden (being an arctic plant the hard frosts we get in the hills keep it very happy) and I’ve spent a lot of time refining this recipe but I’m finally happy with it. I often make up a half batch (just 2 jars) if I have […]

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A 5-course Sensory Dining Experience with Nespresso

Last week myself and group of local foodie bloggers were invited to the intriguing sounding sensory dining experience being hosted by Nespreso and Currys in the private dining room at G&V (formerly Missoni). I love coffee (Nespresso especially – anyone who knows me will know what my favourite bit of kitchen kit is just now) […]

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Crops in Pots – Book Review

I was sent a review copy of Crops In Pots – 50 cool containers planted with fruit, vegetables and herbs by Bob Purnell which is being published this month. It sounded right up my street as I’m currently planning my veggies for this year and it didn’t disappoint. I’d never thought of combining edibles with […]

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WIN one of 3 pairs of tickets to Great Grog’s Edinburgh Bottled Beer Festival

Great Grog’s Spring Beer Festival is back so for all you bottled beer lovers out there, get the afternoon of Saturday 2nd April in your diary! With 100 different beers to try and many of the brewers there to chat to, what’s not to love! More information and tickets here OR, you can enter our free […]

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Edible Insects – the Latest Health Food…

Using insects as a sustainable source of high-quality protein is an increasingly hot topic and with an astonishing number of new businesses starting to exploit this emerging market, it’s something I’ve been wanting to explore (even more so since getting my hands on this old South African cook book with bug recipes galore).  So, when the lovely […]

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