Tag Archives: Scottish

Africa in Motion 2017 – Food and Movies in Edinburgh & Glasgow

One for people who like exciting food and world cinema… Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival runs from the 27 October – 5 November 2017 and is Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema, and it’s returning for the 12th year to bring audiences in Edinburgh and Glasgow a wide variety of creative stories from across […]

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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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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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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 be renamed Picardy Plaice – boom boom!)  At the age of 28, Executive Head Chef Jason Wright is set to open his second restaurant Fish […]

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A colourful (& easy) smoked salmon with claw crabmeat recipe

If you’re anything like me, the recent Spring weather may have turned your thoughts to lighter sunnier dishes (and bbqs). So, when the lovely people from Aberdeenshire’s John Ross Jr Smoked Salmon offered me a beautiful looking, fine dining restaurant-quality recipe for the website I was more than happy to share it. (I only wished […]

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Budding Chefs – Foodie events not to be missed!

Last night was the launch of the Budding Chefs programme 2014 – it was lovely to hear from this year’s mentor Craig Sandle, Head Chef of The Pompadour by Galvin and Galvin Brasserie de Luxe at The Caledonian, Fred Berkmiller, founder of Budding Chefs and Chef-patron of L’escargot Bleu and L’escargot Blanc restaurants, Vincent Guérin, Director […]

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New Scottish Food and Drink TV Channel

New TV channel turns spotlight on Scotland’s food and drink Food and drink connoisseurs can get a flavour of our nation’s rich natural larder thanks to the launch of an online TV hub dedicated to promoting Scotland as a Land of Food and Drink during this landmark year.  Launched today (Feb 19), Scottishfoodanddrink.tv will showcase Scotland’s world-class […]

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Dining at the Pass at One Square at The Sheraton

Being a food blogger it’s fair to say a lot of invitations come my way, and I have to say, this was a corker…… An opportunity to dine in the kitchen at the pass at One Square, with fellow foodies Hilary Sturzaker, @mymonkfish, Danielle Ellis, @EdinburghFoody and Erica Douglas, @erica. On offer was a 7 course tasting menu […]

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My super easy Keema Lamb Curry recipe #whambamthankyoulamb

  I recently spent a lovely afternoon in Edinburgh’s New Town Cook School along with some fellow food bloggers to learn more about Scotch Lamb. It’s on of my favourite meats so didn’t need to be asked twice, especially as we got to cook (& eat) our favourite dish after the demos. The lemony lamb […]

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Taste Ye Back – free event at Melville Castle

 

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