Recipe: No bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Recipe: No bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Decadent cheesecake for a peanut butter fan They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. It certainly is with Mr Foodie who not only loves his grub but is a humongous cheesecake fan.  This is an easy to make treat for Valentine’s Day, birthday or anyRead More…

Recipe: Rolled Scotch Lamb Shoulder with Basil and Pine Nuts

Recipe: Rolled Scotch Lamb Shoulder with Basil and Pine Nuts

    We celebrated St Andrews Day a bit later this week at home due to being out and about so we have a recipe here using delicious Scotch Lamb.  Rolled Scotch Lamb shoulder with basil and pine nuts served with roast onions, pepper and potatoes.  The colours brighten upRead More…

Recipe: Winter Warmer Soup – Beetroot, Carrot and Ginger

Recipe: Winter Warmer Soup – Beetroot, Carrot and Ginger

Winter Warmer Recipe It’s getting colder now and getting more expensive to heat our homes,  so what better (and greener) way to keep warm that a big bowl of home-made soup? This soup uses kitchen cupboard ingredients and is simple to make. Home Energy Scotland is also there to helpRead More…

Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Strawberries

Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Strawberries

This is a simple baked cheesecake recipe topped with sliced strawberries and strawberry sauce. Use the left over creme fraiche to cover any over cooked points or cracks with your cake. Print Yum Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Strawberries Ingredients 125g/4½oz unsalted butter 250g/9oz digestive biscuits 3 eggs and 2Read More…

Recipe: Leek and Pea Risotto

Recipe: Leek and Pea Risotto

  Print Yum Recipe: Leek and Pea Risotto Ingredients • 200g arborio rice • 1 leek, finely chopped • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped • A little olive oil • A glug of white wine • 500ml chicken or vegetable stock • A large handful of frozen peas •Read More…

Tempura Oysters with sweet chilli sauce

Tempura Oysters with sweet chilli sauce

This is a quick way of using oysters and also a way of eating them that isn’t too slimy! Serve immediately with sweet chilli sauce. Print Yum Tempura Oysters with sweet chilli sauce Ingredients6 rock or native oysters, shucked 500ml / 18fl oz vegetable oil for deep frying 5 tablespoonsRead More…

Recipe: Squid stuffed with black pudding

Recipe: Squid stuffed with black pudding

More fun from the Coast and Glen fish box, this time we had a Shetland Squid. Fancying a change from the usual calamari, we gave it a Spanish/Scottish twist with spicey Stornaway black pudding.     Recipe: Squid stuffed with black pudding Cuisine: Fish Author: Glasgow Foodie Prep time: 10Read More…

Recipe: Hot Quinoa Drink

Recipe: Hot Quinoa Drink

We first tried this unusual Peruvian drink when we ate at Andina in Shoreditch in London in early 2014. It’s a great hot & filling breakfast for winter mornings, and as well as being delicious it’s easy to make… Recipe: Hot Quinoa Drink Recipe Type: Breakfast Cuisine: South American Author:Read More…

Folly & Desire Scottish Jewellery

Folly & Desire Scottish Jewellery

Not long before Christmas I came across Folly & Desire, an online jewellery shop based in Edinburgh, and fell in love with the designs.  Small, simple and clear.  Perfect for everyday wear. With jewelery prices from £9.50 you will certainly find something here,  I bought myself a little bird necklace,Read More…