Recipe: Brussels Sprouts Pakora

Erase part of the sprout hate this Christmas and serve up some Brussels Sprouts Pakora.  Use the sprouts whole or shredded and add a chopped…

Cocktail Recipe: Giraffe heid

Giraffe Heid Cocktail Recipe We were recently in Giraffe restaurant on West Nile Street and came across this limited edition cocktail. It has whisky and…

Recipe: Rolled Scotch Lamb Shoulder with Basil and Pine Nuts

    We celebrated St Andrews Day a bit later this week at home due to being out and about so we have a recipe…

Cocktail Recipe: Thomas Dakin Gin Negroni

  Gin is all the rage and rightly so (If you don’t like Gin try it without the tonic as it can overpower it) Recently…

Recipe: St Andrew’s Day Lamb with Brussels and Chestnuts

This recipe comes from Alan Gibb, Executive Head Chef at Gleneagles.  Alan is a lovely guy who has a passion for his work, we had…

Recipe: Winter Warmer Soup – Beetroot, Carrot and Ginger

Winter Warmer Recipe It’s getting colder now and getting more expensive to heat our homes,  so what better (and greener) way to keep warm that…

Recipe: Vegan Chocolate and Avocado Cake

Vegan Chocolate and Avocado Cake This brownie like cake will go well with coffee, hot chocolate and for school fairs etc.  It is converted from …

Cocktail Recipe: Smoking Gun by The Adamson, St Andrews

To celebrate their wins this year as Scotland’s 2015 ‘CIS Restaurant of the Year’,  ‘Best Restaurant Experience’ at the Scottish Thistle Awards Fife & Tayside…

Recipe: Korean Fried Chicken with Ketchup

  To celebrate the launch of Homeserve new online magazine Ketchup, we were asked to make a recipe using Ketchup!  We love spicy food in…

Recipe: Lemon Pound Cake with Plums

Comforting home-made cake Being completely useless I forgot about a punnet worth of plums which we had in our fruit bowl – hidden under decorations…

Recipe: Worms in Soil

This is a fun dessert to serve your gruesome ones, sorry children, any time of the year but especially halloween.  Easy to make and you…

Recipe: Rose, honey and matcha madeleines

From the Lorraine region of France comes the Madeleine, a delicate small sponge cake with a dainty shell shape.  Lighter than a sponge cake, this…

Recipe: Tandoori Spiced Mackerel

A quick marinade using spices from my Scotia Spice pack and left to infuse for half an hour whilst I dyed my hair.  Easy!  This…

Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Strawberries

This is a simple baked cheesecake recipe topped with sliced strawberries and strawberry sauce. Use the leftover creme fraiche to cover any over cooked points…