Tag Archives: Steak

Cocktails & Dinner at La Petite Mort

Any restaurant that names itself after the French phrase for an orgasm has to be pretty confident in it’s offering so when La Petite Mort asked me to come along and try their porthole cocktails and have dinner they didn’t need to ask twice. Tucked away around the corner from the Kings Theatre and adjoining […]

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Burns Supper at The Printing Press

You’ll probably not be surprised to hear that I got myself a whole heap of Burns Suppers (inadvertently) arranged this year – four in total, two of them on the same day – the 25th January, the traditional day for celebrating Scotland’s National Bard Robert “Rabbie’ Burns. Thankfully however, as guests of The Printing Press […]

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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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Miller & Carter, New Edinburgh Steak Restaurant

A few weeks ago I received a lovely box in the post with a Steak cookbook (they clearly know my nickname) along with some info on Miller & Carter, a new Steakhouse opening in Edinburgh in what used to be the Cramond Brig. I’d missed the launch event so when I received an invitation to try it out just the […]

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Steak Girl takes on the QMS steak sauce challenge

Some of you may remember a couple months ago that I was somewhat surprised (and totally over the moon) to receive a shed load of steaks from the lovely people at QMS (Quality Meat Scotland). I’d been expecting something from them as they’d asked me if I’d be interested in doing a steak sauce challenge, where […]

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How to Cook the Perfect Steak – nothing says ‘I love you’ better!

Known as ‘Steak Girl’, I do eat a lot of the stuff and knowing how to cook a good one is an essential bit of foodie knowledge. To me. nothing says ‘I Love You’ better than a perfect and lovingly cooked steak in the comfort of your own home. So, with Valentines day on the […]

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Everything you need to know about Horse Cuisine

Infographic courtesy of Great British Chefs – See more at: http://www.greatbritishchefs.com/infographic/horses-for-courses#sthash.xVYPQklY.dpuf

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Steak Frites for two at Le Passepartout

The PR: “Passepartout is a new food and film experience in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic old town where friends come together to share great food at good prices.  Or, if the mood takes them – watch a classic film while they eat. Inspired by the world travels of two of Edinburgh’s top chefs – […]

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Seaweed Butter Recipe (Thanks to Xa, from Edinburgh’s Sea Spice Co)

A few months ago I met with Xa, one of Edinburgh’s ‘@SeaSpiceGirls’ and we had an absolutely fascinating  and delightful chat about their seaweed products that are favoured by top Chefs across the country including our very own Paul Wedgwood and Mark Greenaway. Having then found out about the book they published, an utterly charming read […]

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Days 4, 5 and 6 of my week trial of Diet Chef #foodbloggerbelly

Ok, now I know that you’re advised to weigh yourself just once a week but after 3 days of following Diet Chef I couldn’t resist and was extremely pleased to see I’d lost 3 pounds already! Day 1 was fine, Day 2 was tough and Day 3 was great and now I can see results I’m inspired not just to see this through but also keep going!

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