Last week, we were showing of Edinburgh to a friend who was thinking of coming here to study. We went all over town, had lots of good food, saw campuses galore and ate, ate, ate. To top off Saturday afternoon, we had afternoon tea at the Balmoral (just awarded UK…
Do you groan when Valentine’s Day comes around or are you a secret romantic at heart? I am a firm believer that it is the little touches that make all the difference. Endear yourself to your significant other with a little foody touch – especially one guaranteed to make them smile. With a little planning this is easily achieved.
Vanessa Kimbell put out a call to the food blogger community recently, asking for willing testers for the recipes in her next book, Prepped!. The concept is unique: every recipe leads to another one, linked by a flavour
QUICK BITES… QUICK BITES
Ruthven’s is something of an Edinburgh institution dating back to 1983 a perfect place for afternoon tea.
There are so many cafés in Edinburgh now that to compete, cafés have to become centres of excellence, specialists in one thing or another. Some are specialists in coffee. Others are specialists in something else: books, chocolate or bread, for example. Or tea. The tea house is a relatively recent addition…
New to gluten free cooking, I used Phil Vickery’s App to help me – how did I get on?
The ultimate Christmas decoration to me isn’t a Christmas tree but a gingerbread house. I remember listening outside the kitchen as a child while my mother swore and burned herself on the caramel used to put the house together.
Why not make your own Christmas cake? It’s so easy – soak the ingredients for a week and add to the cake mixture – easy!
Discover one of Edinburgh’s best secrets. If you like French cheese and macarons, seek out Cedric Minel at Meadow Place Edinburgh or Cuthbert’s cafe
In the second post for Cupcake Week 2010, we discover what inspired Alice Rose to start creating wonderful cakes.