Product: The Hebridean Food Co. Crab & Sweetcorn Chowder

Product: The Hebridean Food Co. Crab & Sweetcorn Chowder

Certainly a winter warmer this one! It’s always soup season in our house but this weather definitely makes you want a bowl of comforting soup. We spotted some The Hebridean Food Co. crab and Sweetcorn chowder at Lidl (£1.69) so decided to give it a go! Liking the packaging, veryRead More…

Food Review: Brunch At Galvin Brasserie de Luxe

Food Review: Brunch At Galvin Brasserie de Luxe

Weekend brunch goals at Galvin Brasserie de luxe, Edinburgh The Caledonian Hotel is the very impressive red sandstone building at the west end of Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens. Originally a Victorian railway hotel, it now houses one of the city’s finest 5-star hotels. The Michelin-starred Galvin brothers run the well-establishedRead More…

Food: The Laurels, Clarkston Road, Glasgow

Food: The Laurels, Clarkston Road, Glasgow

The Laurels, Southside Glasgow We needed to get out the house for some fresh air but the weather was a bit cold and wet…well, it certainly helped inspire our choices off the menu at The Laurels! The Laurels is on Clarkston Road and is within walking distance of both Muirend RailwayRead More…

Recipe: Roast Lamb – perfect for Easter

Recipe: Roast Lamb – perfect for Easter

Easter roast lamb When Santa knows you like food and bought you a Shetland Lamb to eat – you really do have to make something special.   I made this for our Christmas dinner and it was very tender, with the meat falling apart perfectly.  Special doesn’t always mean fancy.Read 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…

Burns night: Do something different with haggis

Burns night: Do something different with haggis

Mearns T. McCaskie are a butchers based in Wemyss Bay, not far from Glasgow. They asked us to try out their award-winning haggis and who are we to say no to that! Rather than the usual haggis, neeps ‘n’ tatties we decided to have something a bit different. But firstRead 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…

First birthday of 111 by Nico

First birthday of 111 by Nico

111 by Nico birthday celebration We had ventured along to 111 by Nico for their Monday Taste Club, so when an email came through regarding  a special birthday menu for 111 by Nico Mrs Foodie jumped in (it was also her birthday so double excuse to go) Two newbies cameRead More…

Food Review: Burr & Co, George Street, Edinburgh

Food Review: Burr & Co, George Street, Edinburgh

I’ve been meaning to check out Burr & Co since they opened after the refurbishment of The George Hotel and finally found myself there for a girl’s lunch on Monday. Food A good selection of pastries, sandwiches, snacks, salads, cakes and slices. My quiche was creamy with a flaky pastryRead More…

Food Review: The Printing Press, George Street, Edinburgh

Food Review: The Printing Press, George Street, Edinburgh

Read all about it at The Printing Press in Edinburgh A refurbishment is a good excuse to head off somewhere for food.  We had visited The George Hotel years ago and enjoyed it….but would the food get a thumbs up again? Bar You enter through the bar area, which isRead More…