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Drink: Tomatin Earth added to Five Virtues whisky range

Tomatin’s Five Virtues range expands Tomatin has released another expression from its Five Virtues range.  Joining Wood and Fire is the third whisky, Earth, and we received a wee sample to taste test. Inspired by the natural elements involved in the production of Tomatin whisky, Five Virtues includes Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water.  I was

Rowantree Fruit Pastille Randoms 30% less sugar sweets review

Product Review: 30% Less Sugar Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles and Randoms

Indulge your sweet tooth with less sugar Everyone, even me, is trying to cut down on sugar. It's easy to do when you are making things at home - I usually half the amount of sugar in a recipe - but when buying items at the shops you are left scouring labels for information. The

Turmelicious turmeric drink

Product Review: Turmelicious Turmeric Drink

Turmelicious Turmeric drink Turmeric is much more than an ingredient in a curry.  It's been widely recognised as beneficial to health, being used in ayurvedic and traditional eastern medicines. Curcumin, the yellow pigment in turmeric, is said to reduce inflammation with the possibility of reducing pain and swelling in people with arthritis. Other health benefits

Winners list for Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017

Scotland’s Cream of the Crop Crowned at Top Food & Drink Awards 25 winners are celebrating after being awarded at the prestigious Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017 last night in Edinburgh. Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre saw a record number of 820 guests attending what is Scotland’s food and drink ‘Oscars'.  The annual awards,

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New scents from Shearer Candles

Shearer Candles launch Spring Summer 2016 scents I know it's a food blog, but... I'm a woman and that means I get to put what I want on here!  Plus, you'll love the smell of these candles.  I love Shearer Candles, watching them grow from their Copeland Road premises to three shops has been amazing,

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Product: Wee Tea Company Highland Chai

We are big fans of Dunfermline based tea sellers Wee Tea Company, such lovely guys and products.  Mrs Foodie tried some of their chai at the BBC Good Food Show this year and,  like their other teas, liked it. Made with Scottish black tea it has malty, aromatic tones that pair perfectly with the classic

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Product Review: Gourmet Foie Gras

On our recent trip to the Loire Valley, we noticed that foie gras was omnipresent on restaurant menus. It was France after all but it's something you rarely ever see in the UK, mainly because of how it's produced: birds are force-fed to make the "fat liver". But if you're happy to guzzle milk from an animal