Visit Tobago

Diary: Day 1 Visiting tropical Tobago

It’s not every day that Visit Tobago ask you to come and discover their island (the smaller of the two islands which make up the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago), so what to do? Well, I jumped at the opportunity of course!  Mr Foodie was sad not to make it along...but someone has to give our cats cuddles while

Tomato soup

Soup for the (sick) soul

  It doesn't matter what my malady is I can guarantee it that I can be found convalescing on the couch with a bowl of Heinz tomato soup. I could have a cold, muscle pain or be having a wobbly body day (you should see me on those days!), nothing short of a bowl of

Happy new year

Happy New Year!

Well 2016 certainly wasn't the best of years for famous folks...just as we thought we'd be able to slip out into 2017 there goes George Michael.  Or a good year for war.....peace and well it was a pants year all round. However, life does go on and it's nearly the start of another year to

Lifestyle: Christmas Shopping in Glasgow

A day out with some fellow bloggers checking out some of the best shopping in the world (may be a slight exaggeration there!). The day started with a visit to Kimbles in St Enoch Centre. I regularly drool over the beautiful chocolates posted on their Instagram feed, so a look at these was a must.  That

Grunting growler been Glasgow foodie explorers sour smoke

Beer: Grunting Growler talks all things sour

Right- I'm not even sure where to start with this beer?! It's as unusual as they come-- in the very best of way, of course. The very first time I came across the style was during a quick city break to Warsaw. The trip was supposed to be a present for the other half, but

Dresden Germany bombing anniversary holiday vacation

70 years on – the bombing of Dresden

Not your usual topic for a Glasgow food blog, but it is the 70th Anniversary of the bombing of Dresden and we are big fans of the city. Located in old East Germany Dresden was known as Florence on the Elbe due the beautiful architecture and culture of the city. As you can see it was a

Great British bake off applications

Last few days to register for Great British Bake Off!

BAKE OFF’S BACK! BBC baking contest The Great British Bake Off is returning in 2015 and the production team are currently looking for the next batch of great home bakers to take part. So who’s the best baker you know? If you, or someone you know, can turn out a terrific tart, produce a perfect

Brioche French Toast with Bananas, Crème Patissiere and Salted Caramel AUGUST 29, 2012

Five Festive Food ideas for some Holiday brunch

Some delicious looking ideas for brunch over the festive period Morning Mojito From So Let's Hang Out Blog. Green Pancakes with Lime and Coriander Butter From Tartine and Apron Strings Brioche French Toast with Bananas, Crème Patissiere and Salted Caramel From Citrus and Candy. Eggs Benedict Casserole From All Recipes Black pudding potato cakes with

Christmas giveaway

WIN! A cosy Fun Knitted Hat!

It's nearly Christmas and the weather is indeed frightful.  Cheer yourself, and others by winning this cosy turkey hat! Mrs Foodie has one and loves it, warm, cosy and stupid looking - ticks all the boxes!   a Rafflecopter giveaway   Good Luck! For more hats, check out Check out the website - Fun Knitted

The bridge inn at Ratho Santa cruises

Set sail with Santa at The Bridge Inn

Recently awarded the Best Pub in Scotland accolade by the AA, The Bridge Inn will run Santa cruises on its own barge from 7 – 24 December. The Pride of the Union barge will be turned into Santa’s own sleigh on water and visitors will cruise up the Union Canal to a magical island grotto.