Advent Calendar Christmas the best

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

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

Greggs Advent Calendar Greggs Advent Calendar

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

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,

glasgow whisky festival

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

Uk sausage week 2017 Winners

UK Sausage Week Awards Winners

The winners of the UK Sausage Week Awards have been announced.   Antiques expert, TV presenter and UK Sausage Ambassador Eric Knowles presented butchers, supermarkets and manufacturers with their winning trophies. UK Sausage Week (30th October – 5th November) is an annual week-long celebration, showcasing the best of British sausages. The UK Supreme Sausage Champion

Countdown to Christmas

Foodie Explorers Countdown to Christmas

Christmas is coming! I know Halloween is just away and here are we talking about Christmas!  However, it’s our fave time of the year and, as is our tradition, we have got some great giveaways lined up for each day of our Countdown to Christmas. Each day we will have a fabby prize to giveaway,

Las iguanas day of the dead cocktail

Recipe: Spiced Passion Fruit Margarita from Las Iguanas

  Celebrate Day of the Dead with Las Iguanas Latin American restaurant Las Iguanas have created a special cocktail for this spooky time of year– an ode to Day of the Dead, a huge celebration in Latin America. The Spiced Passion Fruit Margarita is a blend of traditional Mexican flavours, including Olmeca Blanco Tequila, lime,

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2017 schools challenge

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2017 schools challenge Winner announced

Kirkintilloch school win Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2017 schools challenge Secondary school pupils in Kirkintilloch have scooped a national award for their efforts at championing Scottish food and drink and supporting local producers. S2 students at St Ninians High School have been crowned the winner of the Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2017 schools challenge

Spooky spider Halloween jelly

Recipe: Spooky Spider Halloween Jelly

These spooky jellies are ideal for all the family this Halloween.  A lot healthier than most Halloween treats, these orange jellies will make you wonder why you haven’t tried them before.   All you need is chocolate, oranges and gelatine (and maybe some skill for the cobwebs) Ingredients 12 oranges (enough juice to make 500mls)