Cocktail Recipe: Pink 75 from Champagne Central

Cocktail Recipe: Pink 75 from Champagne Central

Pink 75 Cocktail from Champagne Central At the launch of the Winter Cocktails session at Champagne Central, we got to see cocktail master Chris at work making a Pink 75, a twist on the French 75 that is a refreshing and ‘perfect’ balance of sweet and sour.  Find out moreRead More…

Winter Cocktails at Champagne Central

Winter Cocktails at Champagne Central

Winter Cocktails to celebrate the festive season at Champagne Central A new winter cocktail menu at Champagne Central needed some “research”.  We headed along to find out what is on offer and to try out a few on their press night. Menu The Cocktails True Scot Auchentoshan 12 year oldRead More…

Recipe: Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

Recipe: Easy Chicken and Rice Soup

Keep warm and cosy with this easy Winter warming soup It’s the weather for this Chicken and Rice Soup.  Not only is it a perfect weeknight meal but its quick to make, full of veggies and chicken and flavours from the Thyme is Feeling down in the dumps, cold, or justRead More…

Recipe: Pumpkin, Ginger and Apple Soup (Vegan)

Recipe: Pumpkin, Ginger and Apple Soup (Vegan)

There’s more to pumpkins than Halloween, or if you are sick looking at pumpkins, try this with butternut squash.  The ginger and cardamom give this an exotic twist, and some much needed taste to the boring old pumpkin. This is an easy to make soup.  So simple, it doesnt needRead More…

Recipe: Split Pea and Ham Soup

Recipe: Split Pea and Ham Soup

Snert yourself warm It may be Spring but it’s still soup weather and this Dutch split pea soup, inspired by our trip to Stads Koffyhuis in Delft, will warm you up with its thick texture.  It’s full of vegetables and pork, omit the pork for a veggie friendly version.  ARead More…

Recipe: Potato Dauphinoise

Recipe: Potato Dauphinoise

This French dish is a classic and rightly so with all the perfect ingredients – carbs and fat!  The rich and tasty mix of crumbly potatoes and caramelised cheese makes this ideal winter food. Use a floury potato for best results. Serves 4   Print Yum Recipe: Potato Dauphinoise Ingredients500gRead More…

Recipe: Baked Potato

Recipe: Baked Potato

Bet you think you know how to cook a baked potato?  A quick ping in the microwave? You’ll never go back to that dreary microwave baked tattie when you try this.  Crisp skin, fluffy insides and delicious.  These can be made in advance and re-heated for later on that dayRead More…

Feature & Christmas Idea: Afternoon Tea at Colonnades, Signet Library, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RF

Feature & Christmas Idea: Afternoon Tea at Colonnades, Signet Library, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RF

Hidden amongst the bustle of the Royal Mile on a Saturday, The Signet Library was an oasis of calm.  Greeted by a lovely young lady, we were shown to a table tucked away at the side surrounded by books, it was busy yet somehow perfect for afternoon chatter. The décorRead More…

Glasgow on Ice is open

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Glasgow On Ice is now open for five weeks It’s time to dig out your Christmas jumper, wrap up warm and head along to George Square as  Glasgow On Ice is open for some fun times.  Show off your skills be they stylish or your skill at falling. As well asRead More…

Recipe: St Andrew’s Day Lamb with Brussels and Chestnuts

Recipe: St Andrew’s Day Lamb with Brussels and Chestnuts

This recipe comes from Alan Gibb, Executive Head Chef at Gleneagles.  Alan is a lovely guy who has a passion for his work, we had the pleasure of meeting him   last year on a visit to see Gleneagles and it’s suppliers and his love of food and the area shone. Read More…