How to Spatchcock a Chicken

A faster way to roast a chicken than the conventional method The spatchcock method of preparing a chicken means that the bird will cook quicker…

Recipe: lemon and thyme spatchcock chicken

Quick and easy juicy chicken recipe Once you spatchcock a chicken, you’ll never roast a whole one again. They are not only juicier in taste,…

Recipe: Chicken Marbella

A seventies dinner party favourite rediscovered. Chicken Marbella supposedly first appeared in “The Silver Pallate”, a US cookbook. Though you have to wonder what the…

The Bird Cage at Tontine Lane is open!

The Bird Cage at Tontine Lane is now open The Bird Cage at Tontine Lane is now open.  As mentioned last month on the blog,…

Foodie Explorers – A week in pictures 22nd July 2018

A week in pictures – Edinburgh escapades with Foodie Explorers A quiet start to the week with Mr Foodie having Monday off for the Glasgow…

Event: The Bird Cage at Tontine Lane, Glasgow

Tontine hidden lane comes alive with The Bird Cage at Tontine Tontine Lane,  hidden away in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City,  is the place to…

Food review: Buck’s Bar, 111 West Regent St, Glasgow

Buck’ing the trend We never made it to Jacker de Viande, Osteria Piero or Boozy Rouge for that matter. However, we have finally made it…

Recipe: Chicken Katsu Curry by Yutaka

You’ll probably recognise the Yutaka curry block from the shelves of your local supermarket but think that making Japanese food is all fiddly and needs…

Recipe: Cock-a-leekie Soup

  Cock a leekie soup This is a classic Scottish soup perfect for a cold January night.  The prunes add some sweetness to the soup.…

Review: Henne, Leuschnerdamm 25 10999 Berlin (Kreuzberg)

Located a mere 15 feet from remains of the Berlin wall, Henne Alt-Berliner Wirtshaus  has seen it all, she’s been here for over 100 years…

Review: The Rum Shack, 657–659 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G41 2AB

Taking over a wee old mans’ pub in Govanhill and creating a Caribbean vibe sounds like a tall order, but I think The Rum Shack…

2015 food trends?

More burgers! Sigh, we know!  You can’t get moving for burgers.  Will we see better provenance? Different cooking styles? We hear the flat grill is…

Recipe – Chicken and Sage

Tuscany inspired recipes   Inspired by a post on the Tuscany Now blog, Mrs Foodie put her cooking hat on and made some Italian food…

Max’s Bar and Grill, 73 Queen St, Glasgow, G1 3BZ

Good Beer, Mediocre Food Being fan’s of Max’s beer selection, it was a one of those “yeah lets lunch there” thoughts.  I wish we hadn’t…