Food review: The Baby Grand Restaurant, Glasgow

Food review: The Baby Grand Restaurant, Glasgow

The Baby Grand, 30+ years old and grander! Long-time family favourite The Baby Grand has expanded, refurbished and given itself a brush-up.  We popped along to see how much it’s changed and sample some of the new food on offer. Inside it’s brighter and flows a lot better.  I likedRead More…

Recipe: Fifteens (tray bake)

Recipe: Fifteens (tray bake)

Inspired by a recent trip to Belfast where we had a reminder of how good Fifteen Cake (or simply Fifteens) is, I decided to make some myself.  It seems like everyone in Northern Ireland loves Fifteens but I didn’t even know of its existence until about 7 yrs ago whenRead More…

Recipe: Smoky Brae Smoked Sugar Cookies

Recipe: Smoky Brae Smoked Sugar Cookies

I don’t normally rave about certain ingredients. More likely a must visit cafe or pub, but today I’m going out on a limb – buy this! The this being Smoky Brae smoked sugar. It’s delicious. You know when you go to food shows and you buy something and it sitsRead More…

Cafe Review: Dandelion Cafe, Newlands Park, Glasgow

Cafe Review: Dandelion Cafe, Newlands Park, Glasgow

  Newlands Park, Southside Glasgow, Dandelion cafe We grabbed the last seats outside to make the most of the sun.   It was sunny and a public holiday hence a very busy cafe. As a result we had a 40 min wait for food to arrive, well, actually that’s not true,Read More…

Recipe: Cardamom and Orange Marmalade Not Cross Buns

Recipe: Cardamom and Orange Marmalade Not Cross Buns

Not Cross Buns Second batch of the day meant not cross buns as our crosses where a bit useless. Instead of fruit and cinnamon, we went for cardamom and orange as flavouring.   Using some Mckays orange marmalade as a flavouring saved adding extra sugar to the mix.   Recipe:Read More…

Recipe: St Patrick’s Day Guinness Cupcakes

Recipe: St Patrick’s Day Guinness Cupcakes

Guinness Cupcakes for St Patrick’s Day Chocolate and Guinness make these cupcakes moist and delicious. Ideal for a Father’s Day gift as well as to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. Easy to make. These take around 15 mins prep as well as 25 mins to bake so a quick and simpleRead More…

Recipe: Vegan Chocolate and Avocado Cake

Recipe: Vegan Chocolate and Avocado Cake

Vegan Chocolate and Avocado Cake This brownie like cake will go well with coffee, hot chocolate and for school fairs etc.  It is converted from  a US recipe so amounts such as water needed to bond the mixture may need amending.   Print Yum Recipe: Vegan Chocolate and Avocado CakeRead More…

Recipe: Dan Lepard Lemon Butter Cake

Recipe: Dan Lepard Lemon Butter Cake

Once you taste this light, fluffy and buttery cake you’ll be convinced it wasnt home made.  Dan Lepard’s Lemon Butter Cake is perfect for an afternoon treat. Print Yum Recipe: Dan Lepard Lemon Butter Cake Ingredients100g unsalted butter, melted 125g condensed milk 150g caster sugar 2 egg yolks, plus 1Read More…

Two Mamas Sourdough Breadmaking Class

Two Mamas Sourdough Breadmaking Class

  Information on Two Mamas Classes can be found HERE with their main site HERE. Paola and Cristina, the two mamas, started their website a couple of years ago as a resource for their receipes (I’m betting this collection is HUGE!) We visited their class to witness, and learn, theirRead More…