Review: Rannoch Station Tearoom, Perthshire

Review: Rannoch Station Tearoom, Perthshire

Cosy and homely Rannoch Station Tearoom Exploring Scotland leads to stumbling across the occasional hidden gem and this tearoom situated inside the remote Rannoch Station is an oasis at the end of the long road from Pitlochry and Perthshire. The tearoom attracts railway geeks, walkers, cyclists and day-trippers seeking sustinence.  NextRead More…

Recipe: No bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Recipe: No bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Decadent cheesecake for a peanut butter fan They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. It certainly is with Mr Foodie who not only loves his grub but is a humongous cheesecake fan.  This is an easy to make treat for Valentine’s Day, birthday or anyRead More…

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…