Marmalade Glazed Carrots and Parsnips


With Christmas literally weeks away now, we thought we’d do a festive recipe to get you all thinking about what to have on the Big Day. Today we’ve come up with marmalade glazed carrots and parsnips. In this recipe we’ve used Mackay’s new Christmas Preserve, marmalade with cranberries. There is also a festive Christmas Preserve […]

Tomato and Basil Risotto

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So we’ve been asked to recreate a Tomato and Basil Risotto which is one of several dishes on Sunrise Senior Living’s menu. They have a bunch of award winning chefs who cook up nutritious and tasty meals not just for the elderly, but everyone. At Sunrise, the residential care they provide is more than what […]

Finum Salt, Pepper & Spice Grinder – Review

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If we hadn’t told you at the top what this was, would you have known?? This is Finum’s award winning salt, pepper and spice grinder. They won the Interior Innovation Award 2014 and Good Design Award. LOOK TOUCH TASTE has a patented collecting pool which gathers the ground spices within. By tapping it you can […]

Scotch Eggs the Edinburger Way


We love getting parcels in the post and when The Great British Butcher Giftset landed on our table, we couldn’t wait to get cracking with it. The folk behind the Great British Butcher have been crafting marinades, seasonings and sauces for the Great British butcher for over 35 years & believe that rather than disguising […]

Q&A with Galloway Chilli


We are absolutely delighted to introduce our next Q&A feature. It’s the fantasitc Sheena from Galloway Chillies. We’ve met Sheena a number of times now and she’s the only person we know who’s this passionate about chillies and producing good quality products. We have a number of different products which we have used in various […]

Sunday Fun at Edinburgh Gin Club


So, an email comes through inviting us to a Sunday afternoon gin masterclass at Edinburgh Gin and we said we’d have to check our diaries. Que us frantically checking the calendar and rearranging stuff we had already planned. As the masterclass approached we both were excited. We’ve been to an Innis & Gunn beer tasting […]