Supper at The Wee Restaurant in North Queensferry

Last week, I happened to be in South Queensferry and remembered being invited to check out The Wee Restaurant, just across the bridge so took the ‘locational’ opportunity to give ...

Private Dining at Ballathie House Hotel with Chef Tom Lewis

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited on a ‘Foodie’ press tour in Perthshire. We had a wonderful time meeting lots of inspiring food & drinks businesses, as well as ...

Chef Jason Wright launches new Fish Restaurant in Edinburgh

Oooh, can’t wait to see this one – Jason’s a great guy and they always know how to create a lovely restaurant down at Picardy Place!  (or maybe it should ...

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A Scottish Chilli Farm, Scottish Wine and Scottish Sushi!

Last week’s press trip to discover some Foodie ‘hidden gems’ was fantastic, I’ve already blogged about the amazing tasting menu created for us by Chef Tom Lewis but I also wanted to mention some of the other things we got up to! Scottish Sushi: I love sushi and have always wanted to have a go […]

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Tasting Home – Coming of Age in the Kitchen – Book Review

When I downloaded this book (it was Free for a limited time on Amazon recently), I had no idea how fantastic a read it was going to be! Not only did I finish it in less than 24 hours but I’ve now been inspired to reach for my Escoffier and Larousse (there were a lot of French […]

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Cocktails & Asian Fusion at Treacle

Last Thursday night saw the official launch of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and we had preview tickets to see Camille, although that is an entirely different story in itself! I’d been invited along to Treacle to sample a couple of cocktails and some food, and with my ‘bed & board’ for the night being just round the […]

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Edinburgh’s Foodies Festival Ticket Winners

& the names have been drawn…. Congratulations to our lucky winners, who have each won a pair of tickets to next weekend’s Foodies Festival in Inverleith Park Maxine Henderson Lucy Holroyd Gordon McCue Vicky Norris Andy Macleod Have a wonderful time!    

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Locanda De Gusti – I still say si! Si! SI!

One of my favourite restaurants in Edinburgh to go to with ‘Science’ is Locanda De Gusti – I’ve blogged them a couple of times before (see bottom of page) and we adore Chef/owner Rosario’s fresh and amazing tasting fare, not remotely like any Italian restaurant I’ve eaten in, in the UK! They recently moved away from Broughton […]

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Grey Goose Cocktail Extravaganza at The Devils Advocate

I was lucky enough to be invited along to Grey Goose’s cocktail event at The Devils Advocate Bar on Wednesday night. I should’ve known from the amazing invitation that was sent, and that they organised cars for us, that this was going to be a big event – why oh why didn’t I listen to […]

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Edinburgh Gin’s new Distillery and Heads & Tales Bar

A couple of weeks ago I went along to the launch party of Heads & Tales, Edinburgh’s new Gin Bar, with Edinburgh Gin. It’s not often I go to a bar and go ‘wow’ but that’s exactly what happened – it’s gone straight to the top of my favourite bars list. I can’t recommend going there enough, […]

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Piper Heidsieck Champagne Lunch & Sabrage at The Bonham Hotel

Last week I was lucky enough to have been invited to another lovely Piper Heidsieck event (they do know how to do them well!) seeing a live sabrage was a massive draw (as of course was the chance to quaff champagne & enjoy a lovely lunch at Edinburgh’s Bonham Hotel). I never dreamed I’d get the chance […]

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My new Kitchen Garden blog

At the end of last year I was asked by Food Blogger Connect what my foodie resolutions were for 2014 and this was my response… Nadine Pierce (@nadinepierce) runs successful food blog and plans to be both generous and resourceful in her foodie resolutions for next year. Nadine says: “By next Christmas everyone will be receiving homemade foodie and […]

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WIN tickets to Edinburgh’s Foodies Festival 2014

Foodies is one of my favourite foodie events of the year and we have 5 pairs of day tickets up for grabs for this year’s Festival returning to Inverleith Park on  8th, 9th & 10th August. To be in with a chance of winning 2 tickets to the Foodies Festival (worth £20 and valid on any […]

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