Review: Italian Afternoon tea at Divino Enoteca, Edinburgh

Divino Enoteca Italian afternoon tea - afternoon tea

It’s time for Italian afternoon tea It’s a first for Edinburgh as Divino Enoteca, the luxurious Italian restaurant and wine bar hidden away on Merchant Street, just off Cowgate, have branched out into the world of afternoon tea! Italians are not exactly known for tea, dainty sandwiches and scones so this is a bold move! We

Loop and scoop ice cream churros Glasgow

Review: Loop and Scoop, Great Western Road, Glasgow

Experience dessert heaven at Loop and Scoop The West end of Glasgow is the place to be if you love things sweet. Our junior reporter Abs went along with her mum to check out the new ice cream and churro bar, Loop and Scoop, at 665 Great Western Rd. Loop & Scoop has been open for

Uk sausage week 2017 Winners

UK Sausage Week Awards Winners

The winners of the UK Sausage Week Awards have been announced.   Antiques expert, TV presenter and UK Sausage Ambassador Eric Knowles presented butchers, supermarkets and manufacturers with their winning trophies. UK Sausage Week (30th October – 5th November) is an annual week-long celebration, showcasing the best of British sausages. The UK Supreme Sausage Champion

Countdown to Christmas

Foodie Explorers Countdown to Christmas

Christmas is coming! I know Halloween is just away and here are we talking about Christmas!  However, it’s our fave time of the year and, as is our tradition, we have got some great giveaways lined up for each day of our Countdown to Christmas. Each day we will have a fabby prize to giveaway,

Las iguanas day of the dead cocktail

Recipe: Spiced Passion Fruit Margarita from Las Iguanas

  Celebrate Day of the Dead with Las Iguanas Latin American restaurant Las Iguanas have created a special cocktail for this spooky time of year– an ode to Day of the Dead, a huge celebration in Latin America. The Spiced Passion Fruit Margarita is a blend of traditional Mexican flavours, including Olmeca Blanco Tequila, lime,

Halloween silly restaurant review

Halloween review: Cthulhu’s Cantankerous Canteen, The Underworld

Will it be trick or treat at Cthulu's? Cthulhu’s Cantankerous Canteen is the latest in a series of gruesome eateries to have opened up since Jupiter entered Scorpio, the tectonic plates shifted and evil was unleashed from some unspeakable place. Cthulhu’s is right next to CenoBITES and across from Satan’s Snack Shack, you know the

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2017 schools challenge

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2017 schools challenge Winner announced

Kirkintilloch school win Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2017 schools challenge Secondary school pupils in Kirkintilloch have scooped a national award for their efforts at championing Scottish food and drink and supporting local producers. S2 students at St Ninians High School have been crowned the winner of the Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 2017 schools challenge

Spooky spider Halloween jelly

Recipe: Spooky Spider Halloween Jelly

These spooky jellies are ideal for all the family this Halloween.  A lot healthier than most Halloween treats, these orange jellies will make you wonder why you haven’t tried them before.   All you need is chocolate, oranges and gelatine (and maybe some skill for the cobwebs) Ingredients 12 oranges (enough juice to make 500mls)

Event Preview: Menabrea Maestro classes in Edinburgh and London

Menabrea launches Maestro Classes with incredible speakers Premium Italian beer brand, Menabrea, has announced a series of Maestro Classes, where masters of their crafts will entertain  audiences across the country discussing their expertise, passion and career highlights, whilst you can enjoy a few ice-cold beers and various aperitivo. The first two events for 2017 have now

Halloween pumpkin

5 spooky places to visit this Halloween

Scottish spooky Halloween sites to visit With Halloween here it’s time to think about some of the spookier places to visit in Scotland.   Fancy some gruesome history? Or somewhere with a creepy feel? Learn about the past with a visit to some of these spooky sites. The Real Mary King’s Close, Edinburgh Edinburgh is