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,…

Smoked salmon 10 ways for Christmas

10 things to do with smoked salmon Smoked salmon is delicious in many ways from straight out of the packet to sushi, pasta and much…

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School Summer Courses

What a delight it was to attend the launch of the Summer Courses at Edinburgh New Town Cookery School! We were treated to an absolute…

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.…

Challenger to the Thermomix Crown

  The One Kitchen Gadget That Does It All I recently spied info online about the Aldi Multi Chef (£149.99) and had to find out…

Recipe: Korean Fried Chicken with Ketchup

  To celebrate the launch of Homeserve new online magazine Ketchup, we were asked to make a recipe using Ketchup!  We love spicy food in…

Foodies Festival Christmas – to Edinburgh’s EICC 13-15th November

Foodies Festival Christmas comes to Edinburgh’s EICC 13-15th November with a promise of retro recipes in the Chefs Theatre, vegan treats in the Artisan Christmas…

Scotland Year of Food and Drink Films

Top chefs, Fred Birkmiller, Tom Lewis and Mark Greenaway have taken part in a series of short films to inspire as well as showcasing some…

Recipe: Asparagus Cream Pasta

After a visit to The Asparagus Hut, we had to buy some asparagus and what to do? We decided to crack open the neglected pasta…

Thai cooking school masterclass at Chaophraya, 4th Floor, 33 Castle Street, …

Following the success of the Thai cooking school masterclasses in Glasgow, Liverpool and Leeds, Thai food fanatics and budding chefs in Edinburgh are now able…

Recipe: Slow Cooked Beef Rib Trim

Winter time means comfort food to me but it doesn’t have to be all carbs and cakes. We were asked by Donald Russell to try…

Moroccan cooking class at La Sultana Hotel, Marrakesh

Whilst staying at La Sultana Marrakech, we saw an advert for a cooking class held on site.  It seemed a good deal and knowing little about Moroccan…

Loch Lomond Arms Hotel in Luss seeking Michelin Star

The Loch Lomond Arms Hotel is a traditional inn set in Luss. We have heard that they are aiming for a Michelin star! The owners…

Recipe – Asparagus Risotto with Scallops from Eat Fish

Eat Fish asked us to check out their scallops and help get out information about their new business.  As an extra challenge, the group of…