Under a fat August moon you’ll find Swedes gathering with hats, bibs and glasses of snaps in hand, ready to devour this year’s early harvest of crayfish. Now also available in Edinburgh. Hurrah!
Nell Nelson shared her experiences in cook book publishing at a workshop at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. She even shared a humus recipe with us – and you’ll find it here.
L’Artichaut in Edinburgh, La Garrigue’s vegetarian little sister, has friendly service and a great menu where seasonable vegetables are given the respectful treatment they deserve.
Madeleine Patisserie in Stockbridge makes perfect French macaroons and other tasty treats.
A simple and versatile recipe for chinese dumplings.
Looking for something different for lunch? With the perfect crispbread. you can make a wonderful open sandwich.
A important part of any Swedish buffet dinner, snaps is surprisingly easy to make – in a couple of months it will be ready for drinking.
Swedes like their coffee hot and strong, very strong. You’ll find three different ways to prepare it and a delicious recipe for chocolate balls.
Hotel du Vin in Edinburgh is great for a drink in the cozy whisky snug, or dinner in the bistro. This review speaks highly of a dressed crab and touches on a less impressive cheese soufflé.
The gastronomic highlights from a day out at Taste Edinburgh and thoughts on where the festival may be going next year.