Drink: Tomatin Earth added to Five Virtues whisky range

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Tomatin’s Five Virtues range expands Tomatin has released another expression from its Five Virtues range.  Joining Wood and Fire is the third whisky, Earth, and we received a wee sample to taste test. Inspired by the natural elements involved in the production of Tomatin whisky, Five Virtues includes Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water.  I was

Check with Heck Movember sausages Sausage casserole

Check with Heck: meat n two veg

Yorkshire-based sausage brand HECK is working alongside the world-leading men's health charity The Movember Foundation. HECK have renamed themselves as CHECK for the duration of November, in order to encourage men to have a search for lumps on their scrotum. A survey completely by HECK showed that almost one in 10 (9.8%) of men between

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10 Advent Calendars for Christmas

Gone are the days when a photograph behind a door was suffice to get you running down the stairs every December morning.  Now there are chocolates, toys to make and booze, there's even a sausage roll baby Jesus! OK, that was just for the PR, but you saw it!  And er honest Mr. Foodie it's

Scotch Pie Awards

All eyes on the pies in Dunfermline

JUDGEMENT DAY OF THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SCOTCH PIE AWARDS 2018 Scottish butchers and bakers delivered their premier pies into the hands of the judges of the 19th World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.  The judging day saw pies from all categories tasted and scrutinised with an expert eye, including yours truly Mrs Foodie! Categories include:- Scotch

Country Living Christmas Fair

WIN Country Living Christmas Fair tickets

Festive shopping time in Glasgow The darker nights mean that it won’t be long until Christmas., so start the festive feels with a visit to The Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair.  The fair is back at the SEC, Glasgow from 23rd - 26th November 2017. Over 300 companies will gather together at the SEC to inspire

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Win tickets to Edinburgh Craft Beer Revolution 2017

The return of Edinburgh's craftiest beer festival Craft Beer Revolution returns to Edinburgh for the second year and will run from Thursday 23rd to Saturday 25th November at the Assembly Roxy. 17 breweries from Scotland, Wales, Ireland and Europe will be there, along with 3 street food stalls (pies from the Jarvis Pickle Kitchen, curries from

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Merry Greggsmas!

GREGGS TO RELEASE CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR Festive cheer for Greggs fans as they release their first ever advent calendar! Each day the Greggs Advent Calendar has a Greggs-themed picture behind each door with a tear-off token that can be taken into Greggs’ shops and exchanged for a different treat every day Will it be the

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Review: Nespresso compatible hot chocolate from Mugpods

Finally, hot chocolate for Nespresso in the UK! We are still fairly new to the world of Nespresso having previously owned a Tassimo for a number of years, which has a wealth of hot chocolate options such as Cadbury’s, Oreo, Suchard's and Milka but it's been a slow process finding alternatives for our Nespresso machine, which is

Pumpkin ginger apple soup recipe

Recipe: Pumpkin, Ginger and Apple Soup (Vegan)

There’s more to pumpkins than Halloween, or if you are sick looking at pumpkins, try this with butternut squash.  The ginger and cardamom give this an exotic twist, and some much needed taste to the boring old pumpkin. This is an easy to make soup.  So simple, it doesnt need a pot!  Roast the pumpkin,

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A guide to Glasgow’s Whisky Festival 2017

What is Glasgow’s Whisky Festival? Here is our quick guide to tomorrow's Glasgow's Whisky Festival, if you're lucky enough to have a ticket as it is now sold out! With over 60 whisky stands, Glasgow's Whisky Festival is well, Glasgow’s biggest whisky festival, showcasing whiskies from all over the world. Further stands will offer whisky-related