Spicy Mackerel Pasta


So the second fish which Fish is the Dish has challenged us to use is mackerel. This is available in a variety of forms such as cured, fresh, prepacked in supermarkets or fresh from your local fishmongers. For this challenge we had tinned mackerel in a tomato sauce to work with. We’ve used tinned mackerel before […]

Q&A with The Wee Fudge Company


Now it’s been a while since we’ve had a Q&A and this one is worth the wait. We’d like to introduce The Wee Fudge Company. If you’ve not tried some of their fudge then what is your excuse?? We’re big fans and they count Mark Greenaway as a big fan as well. The Wee Fudge Co. […]

Fish is the Dish Challenge


We were contacted by Fish is the Dish to take on the challenge of creating 4 fish based dishes over the course of the next four weeks, the only challenge being the recipes must include an affordable form of fish. Everyone would love to be able to cook with the freshest of produce but sometimes […]

Spaghetti Bolognese with a Kick


With the cold winter still with us, what better way to heat up than with spaghetti bolognese with a difference. The addition of Galloway Chilli’s Chilli Jam to our tried and tested recipe it definitely warms you up. Serves 4 ∝Prep time 10 minutes ∝ Cooking time 20 minutes What you need 500g lean steak mince 5 […]

Hamper Giveway with Serenata Flowers


We know how you all love a good give-away and this time we’ve been given a Best of British Cheese hamper by Serenata Flowers to offer ONE lucky winner! Serenata flowers offer a wide range of gifts such as flowers, chocolates, wine and hampers to send loved ones. The hamper is priced at £59.99 and […]

Sylvesters Restaurant Edinburgh Review


It seems so long ago now that we ate at Sylvesters but actually the dining experience is still fresh in our mind. You may have seen our Q&A feature with Kieran Sylvester posted a wee while ago. After asking Kieran a few questions we were invited up to try out the food at Sylvesters and to […]