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The Third Plate – an inspirational & engaging foodie read!

This book was so inspirational that I had to share. It’s a really easy read and anyone with an interest in cooking, eating or growing food will find it a delight.   The author, Dan Barber, is a well known American chef with a restaurant on his farm and education centre in the hills outside New […]

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Anniversary Lunch at Craig Millar @ 16 The West End

After 48 hours of feasting in Fife courtesy of the Fife Tourism Board (more on those foodie adventures to follow) you might’ve thought that would’ve been enough, but then maybe not, my constitution has long been a source of amazement to others. There was actually an occasion to be celebrated, our first wedding anniversary, so […]

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Experiencing A Great British Menu at Osso

After watching local Peebles-based Chef Ally McGrath on Great British Menu last week we decided to treat ourselves to a visit at the weekend to try out his competition dishes which they are currently serving on the menu. The dishes are right up our street and we ended up having one of the best meals we’ve had […]

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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 see the changes from refurbishment earlier in the year, sample the menu and go behind the scenes. We were hosted by the Group’s (Kitchin, Castle […]

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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 book in a couple weeks time – the promo video is bright, fun and mouthwatering, surely a taste of what’s to come. I can’t stop […]

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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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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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The Horseshoe Restaurant, Eddleston – it’s the little things!

I’ve often heard from ‘Science’, and friends who live in our neck of the woods, how lovely the food is at The Horseshoe at Eddleston (nr Peebles), so, when I received an invitation to try it out for myself with a 6 course tasting menu matched with Argentinian wines (my favourite) in the private dining […]

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The Printing Press on George Street – New Edinburgh Restaurant

This looks like my kind of place, sadly I won’t be able to make the launch but will be sure to try it out in due course! This week sees the opening of new Edinburgh Restaurant, The Printing Press (Thursday, 22 October). Situated 21-25 George Street the name alludes to the literary heritage of the address […]

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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 getting involved (I especially enjoyed the sushi making master class with LovSushi and the Chilli planting at Chillilicious Chilli Farm but will save those for […]

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