Food review: The Lantern Room, Edinburgh

Food review: The Lantern Room, Edinburgh

The Lantern Room – dining at the Courtyard Marriott hotel We had passed here many times before but this time we were in town for a show at the Edinburgh Playhouse, which is only just a few doors along… Outside, there’s a sizeable partially-covered and heated terrace looking onto theRead More…

Recipe: Asparagus, Potato and Egg Salad

Recipe: Asparagus, Potato and Egg Salad

Summer on a plate – Asparagus, Potato, and Egg Salad Asparagus season is well underway and with the good weather an excuse for something a little lighter for lunch or an evening meal. I received some Scotty Brand asparagus and potatoes, so put them to use in this seasonal dish.Read More…

Cafe Review: Union of Genius, 8 Forrest Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2QN

Cafe Review: Union of Genius, 8 Forrest Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2QN

Soup Heaven in Edinburgh We’ve known about Union of Genius for ages and have tried their lovely grub at the Scran Salon events at Hemma and Akva so a visit was long overdue.   We of course never do anything straight-forward here at Foodie Towers and went for lunch just before visitingRead More…

Crab and Avocado Salad

Crab and Avocado Salad

Crab and avocado are great on their own. Combined, they make a great salad. The version here is for a main course, but you could leave out the egg and potato for a lighter starter. You could also substitute the crab for any other crustacean… prawn, brown shrimp, langoustine etc.Read More…

Recipe: Marinaded Tomato Salad

Recipe: Marinaded Tomato Salad

A simple salad of marinaded cherry tomatoes that you will find across Eastern Europe. Perfect with cheese, cold meat or anywhere you would like a pickle taste. Serves 4 Ingredients 200 grams of cherry tomatoes 300ml of vinegar. This is not the time to use chip shop vinegar. Organic ciderRead More…

Moroccan cooking class at La Sultana Hotel, Marrakesh

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 food, we signed up for some teaching. The teaching area is on the picturesque roof terrace, alongside the bar, restaurant and sun terrace. Modern, andRead More…

Recipe – Tuscany inspired food and recipe

Recipe – Tuscany inspired food and recipe

Tuscany inspired recipes   Inspired by a post on the Tuscany Now blog, Mrs Foodie put her cooking hat on and made some Italian food for these lovely summer evenings.       Chicken with Sage © Food and Drink Glasgow Blog Chicken with sage ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 12Read More…

Afternoon Tea, Blythswood Square, 11 Blythswood Square, Glasgow

Afternoon tea at the Blythswood Square Hotel has just got even better, every Friday is Blythswood Bubbles.  What better way to treat yourself to the end of the week than either 3 courses on the Market Menu in Restaurant at Blythswood Square or The Duchess of Bedford Afternoon Tea andRead More…