The Angry Chef takes a stand against pseudo-science

Jay Rainer thinks you should read this book too.

I heard about Anthony Warner, aka the angry chef, earlier this year when he appeared on a BBC pod cast I listened to. He has a blog that investigates/exposes food fads and pseudo-scientific ideas. When The Angry Chef : Bad Science and the Truth about Healthy Eating book came out I…

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The Teasmith premium gin inspires tea cake

Earl Grey cake with Teasmith gin icing. A very adult cake.

Gin continues to have a moment and at Edinburgh Foody, we continue to enjoy it. Teasmith is a Scottish premium gin with a twist. They asked us if we wanted to try it and maybe cook something with it. We said yes! Last updated by Caroline von Schmalensee at September…

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Journey with Gin – gin masterclass at 56 North

Going for a journey - all about gin!

Friends of ours got married last year. To celebrate, we gave them a gin masterclass for two at 56 North. Being wonderful people, they suggested we join them and, equally fond of them and gin, we did. I’ve been to wine tastings and whisky tastings galore so this was something…

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Vegetarian & vegan round-up, summer 2017 – take 2

'Crab' cake with potatoes, kale and dill. Mmm.

When I wrote a vegetarian round-up a couple of months ago, I asked you to tell me what I’d missed. As a result, I have three restaurants to add. Thank you to everyone who made recommendations! Last updated by Caroline von Schmalensee at August 29, 2017.

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Crayfish party at Joseph Pearce’s – reminding me I’m Swedish

Look at those lovelies!

When I was a child, the crayfish premier – the start of the crayfish fishing season – was a hugely important date. On that date, or the weekend immediately after, parties would be organised: people invited, long tables put in gardens and living rooms, moon-lanterns and red paper garlands tacked…

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I Sea Bacon: cooking with dulse

Tofu-fried rice topped with crunchy I Seamore Bacon.

We have a bit of a thing about seaweed at Edinburgh Foody. It’s not just that Amy works for Mara Seaweed, but also that I love the textures and flavours of the stuff, from bright green crunchy wakame to near-black sheets of nori. A while back I reviewed Seamore’s I…

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Edinburgh Fringe Show: George Egg: DIY Chef

George Egg: DIY Chef - a 5 Star Fringe Show

Kerry’s been busy at the Fringe over the last couple of weeks and one of her highlights has been George Egg: DIY Chef at the Gilded Balloon.  It’s a delicious, 5 Star show that any foody will love. Last updated by Kerry Teakle at August 17, 2017.

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Edinburgh Book Festival – Afternoon Tea with . . .

Afternoon tea and a slice of cake at the Edinburgh International Book Festival events

The Edinburgh Fringe may have been going for over a week now but The Edinburgh Book Festival (12 – 28 August) actually only starts tomorrow. Why not tingle your taste buds with their afternoon tea events taking place in the Spiegeltent? Last updated by Kerry Teakle at August 17, 2017.

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The Tayberry at Kinnettle’s Hotel – luxury close to St Andrew’s old course

Sea bass with crispy langoustine and richly savoury couscous.

We don’t often do travel posts, what with being Edinburgh-focused. Sometimes, though, we get offers that are too good to turn down. Last week I started my holiday by going to St Andrews for a night at Kinnettles Hotel, and having dinner at The Tayberry restaurant. It was a great…

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