Christmas in a box from The Cook School Scotland

Ayrshire Businesses Team Up to Deliver Christmas in a Box The Cook School Scotland is collaborating with Thistle Cabs to deliver Christmas dinners across the…

Recipe : Christmas Pudding

The traditional end to Christmas Day, a steamed fruity Christmas Pudding, make-ahead on Stir- up Sunday and serve with a dollup of cream. Ingredients 175g…

Recipe : Freezable Mincemeat Pies for Christmas

Quick and easy to make, these are sooooo much tastier than shop-bought versions.  Add your own twists such as grating marzipan over the mincemeat before…

Advent Calendars 2020 for foodies

Foodies are sorted this festive season with this selection of food advent calendars to bring some foodie cheer to the end of 2020. Click here…

Scotty Brand Chippy Chips Poutine

Heading Sometimes, or OK a lot of times, carbs are needed. Here’s a recipe that will certainly fulfil that carb need. Using Scotty Brand Chippy…

Recipe : How to make fresh curd cheese

It’s easy to make fresh homemade cheese curds that you can then use them for poutine or add to Huevos Rancheros, or fry them for…

Recipe : Pear Tarte Tartin

Inspired by the delish apple tarte tartin at The Seafood Ristorante in St Andrews, and with the purchase of some pears, we decided to try…

Recipe : Smoked Haddock, Cauliflower and Broccoli Gratin

This is a cheats gratin really as you part cook the vegetables so there’s no risk of a hard potato here.  Smoked haddock with cauliflower…

Cooking Conversion Chart

Oven temperatures 140C = 275F = Gas Mark 1 150C = 300F = Gas Mark 2 160C = 325F = Gas Mark 3 180C =…

ASDA look at the evolution of the Christmas dinner

The evolution of the Christmas dinner: Past, Present and Future We recently attended a webinar with ASDA about the evolution of the Christmas dinner from the…

Celebrating a Scottish Halloween

As daylight fades it becomes one of my favourite times of year, Halloween! It’s one of the few occasions you are allowed to release your…

Recipe :Mummy Rice Krispie Treats

Yummy Halloween Mummies Looking for a Halloween treat that doesn’t take three days to make?  These three-ingredient mummies look the part for a spooky Halloween…

Halloween – a free eBook!

It’s nearly time for Halloween and a collection of spooky fun with our FREE Halloween eBook.  You can make some shrunken heads, a spooky graveyard…

Treat boxes at Chu Chu Bakery

  Spooky season has officially begun and Chu Chu bakery, who sell vegan goodies,  have put together a fabulous spooktacular treat box. 👻🎃 The box…