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Aldi Christmas 2020 food range and it includes gin mince pies …

From lobster claws to gin-infused mincemeat pies to a vegan-friendly no turkey roast and their new Icy Blueberry Gin Liqueur, we’ve had a look at…

Spirit of Aloha 65 drink + cocktail ideas

Fire and ice and all things nice Aloha 65 is a spirit and uniquely a hot sauce too both with a summery, tropical vibe. Focussing…

Recipe : Honey Roasted Parsnips

Sweet honey roasted parsnips, one of the best parts of Sunday lunch. If you would like your parsnips to have more caramelised flavour, then add…

Ultimate Macaroni kit to cook at home released

Way back in 2013 we wrote about the first SMAC meeting. SMAC, standing for Scottish Macaroni Appreciation Club was founded to celebrate mac and cheese…

Recipe : A Winter’s Tail Cocktail from Caorunn Gin

Ingredients 35ml Caorunn Gin 50ml Clarified Apples & Spices Milk 20ml Pear Cider Clarified Milk: 400g Caster sugar Peel from two lemons 3 coriander seeds…

Recipe : Hasselback Roast Potatoes

This is an impressive spud that would shine at any Sunday roast or make a perfect addition to the Christmas Day dinner plate. Any potato…

Recipe: Spiced Parsnip and Apple Soup

Perfect parsnip soup for a cold winter’s day Finding cheap parsnips when shopping can mean only one thing in the winter for me -soup!  Mr…

Fine dining at home with Haar at home

Getting back out and enjoying restaurant life is all good… except the curfew and the lack of a bottle of wine to wash it down…

Recipe : Perfect Roast Potatoes

A perfect roast potato can be the highlight of a meal for us.  Crispy outside and fluffy inside, bliss.  How do you make the perfect…

Zique’s to open next week

Cafezique, in Glasgow’s West End, will be re-opening next week with a new look and a new name.  The new restaurant, Zique’s, which will replace…

Escape from home this New Year

What a year?! Here are some suggestions for getting away from it all this New Year, or some ideas for a post-New Year break.  There’s…

Recipe : Vegan Beetroot, Red Onion and Clementine Tarte Tartin

Something different from the usual vegan nut roast this Christmas Day and much more colourful as well.  Earthy tastes and colours with this vegan beetroot,…

Cocktail Recipe :Rockin Stockin

Rockin Stockin Ingredients 35ml Patron Reposado 100ml Chocolate milk 10ml Caramel syrup Method Simply combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake, strain and then…

How to cook a Turkey crown

A lot quicker than a full turkey, a turkey crown is perfect for smaller gatherings. What is a turkey crown? A turkey crown is what…