Easy Coffee Cake Recipe

A showstopping coffee cake for afternoon tea A delicious and impressive-looking cake that would surely get you bonus points if made for a visit from…

Chocolate Sherry Cake Recipe

 A Pedro Ximinez boost to this cake Inspired by the Copa Jerez competition (Find out more here) we decided to make a chocolate sherry cake. …

Scottish Coconut Snowballs Recipe

How to make traditional Scottish snowballs I’ve meant to make snowballs for what seems like ages.  They are a firm favourite of the mother, so…

Recipe : Guinness Cake

Moist and Moreish great for 17th March Here’s a way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with a Guinness Cake.  A moist and definitely moreish cake. …

Recipe : Gluten Free Orange and Polenta Cake

Citrusy orange and polenta cake When there isn’t any flour to be found, polenta is an excellent alternative, and this gluten-free orange and polenta cake…

Recipe : Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Embrace the 70s with this pineapple upside-down cake A proper cupboard cake, utilising that long-forgotten tin of pineapple at the back of the cupboard, shall…

Recipe: Carrot, cardamom and clementine cake

Easy 3 C’s cake We are big fans of the Contini range of restaurants in Edinburgh (Canonball, The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant and Contini) so…

Afternoon Tea at Heaven Scent cafe Dunfermline

Make time for tea at Heaven Scent in Dunfermline Looking out to Dunfermline Abbey and Palace, and Abbot House, Heaven Scent cafe, upstairs at Dunfermline…

News: Fentimans Gin Bakery Pop-Up in Notting Hill

Fentimans Gin Bakery Pop-up this weekend This weekend, from 21st – 23rd September, Fentimans will be opening the first ever Pop-Up Gin Bakery on Portobello…

Recipe: Fruity Earl Grey Tea Loaf

  Take some time out with a slice of fruity Earl Grey tea loaf Inspired by our recent trip to London and having a slice…

Recipe: Victoria Sponge with Blackberries and Spiced Cream from Hairy …

Many thanks to the Hairy Bikers, Comic Relief and HomeSense for sharing this recipe for blackberry victoria sponge cake.  A classic cake which has been…

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…

Stan’s Studio cafe, 43 Alexandra Park St, Glasgow G31 2UB

We’d read various bits n’ bobs about Stan’s (whoever he is?) Studio STAN’S STUDIOand finally made the visit recently – it’s tiny! 2 tables and…

10 Irresistible Brussel Sprout Ideas

The poor Brussel Sprout. Boiled to death, smelly and hated.  Mrs Foodie loves these little green baubles, and here are some ideas to help you…