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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 : Basic Shortcrust Pastry

A basic shortcrust pastry is handy to know how to make.  Mincemeat pies, apple pies, quiches the list is endless. This pastry can be used…

Gin and whisky advent calendars

    If you love trying new whiskies and gins then take a look at these advent calendars.  Treat yourself and discover some new favourites…

Scottish Gin Awards 2020 results

Winners of 4th Annual Scottish Gin Awards The Scottish Gin Awards revealed its winners last night following a rigorous judging process involving 38 leading experts,…

John Lewis and Waitrose Christmas Advert Released

Waitrose and John Lewis Christmas advertising campaign celebrates kindness and encouraged to ‘Give A Little Love’ It’s that time of year again, the long-awaited (well…

Happy 50th Birthday Kingston Bridge!

Kingston Bridge awarded Category C listing status Glasgow’s Kingston Bridge has been recognised with listing status at Category C for its special architectural and historic…

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…

Brightening up the home with Partridge Blooms

  Partridge Blooms are new on the scene and have certainly caused a flurry of interest on Facebook.  They create handcrafted, luxury artificial floral wreaths…

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 =…

Social and Cocktail cocktails to your home

Social and Cocktail 2GO is a new venture from cocktail classes at home provider Social and Cocktail.  They now deliver freshly made cocktails and cocktail boxes…

Event : From Home Cook to Master Chef

Learn the secrets of fine dining with an exclusive Virtual Masterclass With government restrictions meaning that dining out is off the table for the time…