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Food Review: Cafe 13, Govan, Glasgow

Unexpectedly tasty but not unlucky! After taking part in the Shearer Candles Doors Open Day Factory Tour, it was time for some food. So Mama C and myself ventured across Govan Cross to somewhere I'd never noticed before, Cafe 13, which is ideally placed for anyone coming from further away as it's across the road

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Diary: Day 1 Visiting tropical Tobago

It’s not every day that Visit Tobago ask you to come and discover their island (the smaller of the two islands which make up the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago), so what to do? Well, I jumped at the opportunity of course!  Mr Foodie was sad not to make it along...but someone has to give our cats cuddles while

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The Ivy on the Square in Edinburgh opens!

Mr Foodie headed east to Edinburgh for the launch party of The Ivy on the Square in Edinburgh recently.  Located in the heart of the capital on St Andrew Square, this swish new restaurant can be found beside Dishoom, Wahaca and soon also Vapiano. The Ivy on The Square seats approximately 130 across two floors

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Event Preview: Martin Wishart at HOME

Chef Martin Wishart creates special menu for HOME and Social Bite Martin Wishart has created a special dinner menu for 'HOME' restaurant in Edinburgh. Martin and the Social Bite team will be preparing a three-course dinner menu priced at £35.00 per person. All of the profits will go to Home and the Social Bite charity,

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Foodie day trip to Vapiano, London

Edinburgh and Glasgow pre-opening recon! One of the best bits of the blog is getting to visit restaurants as they move into an area. Vapiano are opening up in Edinburgh (Just off St Andrews Sq) and Glasgow (Buchanan Street) later this year so they wanted to introduce us to the Vapiano experience, in advance, by sending

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Recipe: Tortilla for brunch, lunch or a snack

This dinky little tortilla was inspired by a visit to Waitrose of all places.  Whilst wandering around I spied a mini fry pan that I thought would be perfectly sized for a brunch tortilla.  So after badgering Mr Foodie that we really needed another piece of kitchen equipment, off, we went home with the said

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Food Review: Sail away with Scotts at Largs

Full steam ahead with seafood at Scotts A trip on the Lexus Lady to try out some appetising food from Scotts was a real treat. But first a bit of background. Scotts bars and restaurants are a firm favourite amongst weekend sailors. They operate in both Largs and Troon marinas, and will soon be opening another

Courgette fritter recipe

Recipe: Courgette (Zucchini) Fritters

  Summer on a plate These courgette (zucchini) fritter/pancakes are extremely easy to make. The hardest bit being the grating! Grated courgettes, fresh herbs, spring onions and feta with some eggs and flour make this a quick and simple dish. Perfect for a snack, light lunch or as a tapas style meal. I cooked mine

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Magners, Tennents Training Academy and Celtic FC Foundation join to help employment

THIRD YEAR FOR EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAMME Magners Irish Cider, Celtic FC Foundation and the Tennent’s Training Academy have announced the successful Magners Employability Programme will this year focus on chefs looking to get a foot in the kitchen door in 2017. The project aims to help unemployed people get back into work and returns for its

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Celebrate Higher results with a free Nando’s

Celebrate or Commiserate with a cheeky Nando's Know someone who received their exam results today? Do they need a cheer up or help celebrating? Then Nando's have just the thing to help. Today (8th August) Nando's are offering students in Scotland who have received their higher exam results a free Nando’s! Whether you have passed