Festive afternoon tea at Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire

Festive afternoon tea at Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire

Tea for 2 at Turnberry Hotel this Christmas The quest for the best afternoon tea in Scotland has taken us far and wide, we do also love a themed afternoon tea, and so with Christmas around the corner we couldn’t complete our recent stay at the Turnberry hotel in Ayrshire withoutRead More…

Recipe: Strawberry Pimms Showstopper Cake for Wimbledon

Recipe: Strawberry Pimms Showstopper Cake for Wimbledon

Strawberry Pimms Showstopper Cake for Wimbledon Why not treat friends and family to a slice of this delightful summer bake, perfect to enjoy whilst watching Wimbledon… Combining seasonal flavours synonymous with the world’s favourite tennis tournament – strawberries, cream and Pimms! Ingredients: (Serves 10-12)  For the sponge 6 medium eggsRead More…

Food Review: The Bakery by Zique, Hyndland, Glasgow

Food Review: The Bakery by Zique, Hyndland, Glasgow

The Bakery to head to in Hyndland Cafezique and Delizique owner Mhairi Taylor has expanded her delicious offerings to the West End of Glasgow with The Bakery by Zique.  Mhairi is joined at The Bakery by Zique with pastry chef  Lyndsay Michie who trained at Restaurant Andrew Fairlie at GleneaglesRead More…

Review: Lola Bikes and Coffee, The Hague, Netherlands

Review: Lola Bikes and Coffee, The Hague, Netherlands

Speciality coffee and bikes Not something that you would think that you would normally find together but you do at Lola Bikes & Coffee.  We spent New Year in The Hague so we had to find somewhere nearby to our hotel which served good coffee.   A bit of researchRead More…

Food Review: Millbrae Hill Cafe, 39 Milbrae Road, Glasgow

Food Review: Millbrae Hill Cafe, 39 Milbrae Road, Glasgow

We found our thrill in Millbrae hill Millbrae hill cafe recently opened in the Battlefield/Langside area in the Southside of Glasgow and has settled in to become a firm favourite of locals quickly (it used to be 1901 cafe). Inside the decor is muted with colour from the seating and some piecesRead More…

Recipe: Bonne Maman Valentine’s Chocolate Cake

Recipe: Bonne Maman Valentine’s Chocolate Cake

Is there anything more romantic than getting something home-made? A card? Dinner? or this cake?  Bonne Maman have this delicious cake recipe which I had to share, chocolate, raspberries and with a healthy secret ingredient – beetroot!   Print Yum Recipe: Bonne Maman Valentine’s Chocolate Cake Ingredients100g (3 ½ oz)Read More…

Recipe: Dan Lepard’s Caramel Christmas Cake

Recipe: Dan Lepard’s Caramel Christmas Cake

Ok you were a little tired on stir it Sunday and didn’t make a Christmas cake. No problem there is still plenty of time. This recipe by Dan Lepard creates a lovely Christmas cake with a rich caramel flavour and plenty of fruit. It’s easy to make and perfect for decorating for ChristmasRead More…

Cafe Review: Dandelion Cafe, Newlands Park, Glasgow

Cafe Review: Dandelion Cafe, Newlands Park, Glasgow

  Newlands Park, Southside Glasgow, Dandelion cafe We grabbed the last seats outside to make the most of the sun.   It was sunny and a public holiday hence a very busy cafe. As a result we had a 40 min wait for food to arrive, well, actually that’s not true,Read More…

Food Review: Singl-End, 265 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6TT

Food Review: Singl-End, 265 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6TT

Tasty Cakes and brunch at Singl-end in Glasgow Hidden away in a basement, off the beaten track in Garnethill probably isn’t where you would first look for dishes such as spicy baked eggs or (possibly) the biggest selection of gluten-free cakes in Glasgow. However, it is..! Located along from GlasgowRead More…

Food: Spanish Afternoon tea in Arta, Glasgow

Food: Spanish Afternoon tea in Arta, Glasgow

Spanish fun in the Merchant City at Arta We sent our newest recruit along to Arta to check out their Spanish Afternoon Tea. Claudio greeted us and offered a chilled glass of cava with a fresh raspberry garnish. Went down very smoothly indeed….not a clawing perry at all. Good atRead More…