World Buttery Championship

  World Buttery Championship this weekend The 16th of June is a big day for Rowie fans. North East Scotland College will be hosting the World Buttery Championship at their Aberdeen City Campus. For anyone unfamiliar with butteries, or rowies, they are a crisp flakey bread roll made with lots of butter. They don’t rise

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Recipe: Asparagus, Potato and Egg Salad

Summer on a plate - Asparagus, Potato, and Egg Salad Asparagus season is well underway and with the good weather an excuse for something a little lighter for lunch or an evening meal. I received some Scotty Brand asparagus and potatoes, so put them to use in this seasonal dish. (Click here for Asparagus Cream

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Food review: Twenty Princes Street Grill & Smokehouse, Edinburgh

Twenty Princes Street Grill and Smokehouse Hidden in plain sight above Holland & Barrett, opposite the Princes St entrance to Edinburgh Waverly station is Twenty Princes Street. It's the hotel restaurant for Hotel Indigo (formerly the Royal British Hotel) so is not to be confused with the other Hotel Indigo on nearby York Place! We arrived

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Celebrating Summer with Scotty Brand

Scottish summer produce with Scotty Brand We joined a group of fellow food lovers at The Sisters Kelvingrove  to meet up with Scotty Brand as they celebrate summer and showcase their fresh new Scottish produce. We were focusing on asparagus, strawberries and smoked salmon.  The Scottish asparagus season lasts just 6 weeks, so get in quick

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Food: Catch, Clarkston Road, Netherlee, Glasgow

Catch? Missed by a long shot! After a week of eating at some of the finest restaurants in Wales, Devon and Cornwall, we were looking forward to dropping off the cases and diving into a chippy. Plus Fred, our cat, would never speak to us again if we didn’t bring a fish supper in after

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Funding boost for local food and drink

£250k fund created to support local food and drink  Applications are now being accepted for grants of up to £5,000, as part of a new initiative to help drive projects that celebrate and promote locally sourced and produced food and drink. A total of £250,000 is available for the Connect Local Regional Food Fund, which

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Free entry to The Big Feed for NHS staff

The Big Feed - now free for NHS staff The Big Feed have announced that NHS staff (subject to having an identity card) will now be given free entry to The Big Feed permanently.  Yay! Check out our visit here.  A bonus for those we sometimes forget who work long and tireless hours for us.

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Feast of Fife – where to eat, what to see and where to stay – Day One

Feast of Fife - Day one of our adventure It was an early start for a trip to Fife on a foodie feast with some fellow bloggers. See I said early! The first train of the day from our railway station!  I didn’t mind, as it’s a trip away and the day's weather looked promising.

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Food review: new Spring menu at Ibérica, Glasgow

Latest menu at Ibérica, Glasgow Ibérica is one of our favourite restaurants in Glasgow, we visited 5 times last year and with the launch of a brand new menu for Spring we made sure to make our first visit of 2018. As well as the food being great, they stock a great selection of non-mainstream Spanish beer, wine

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Event: Sagra Italia is coming to Glasgow – here is everything you need to know

Sagra Italia in Glasgow The team behind the Scottish Italian Awards are creating a celebration of all things Italian on the weekend of 2nd and 3rd June to coincide with Italian National Day.  Sagra Italiana! is a day to celebrate the links between Scotland and Italy through the medium of food and drink as well as raising