A good restaurant is all about the food. But food alone does not make it a great restaurant. It has to be about the welcome you receive and the atmosphere. It’s also the feeling that the owner cares. Located just off Piccadilly, it is quite easy to miss the entrance.…
I’m a great fan of Fentiman’s beverages as you know. However, there are times when you want to drink something a little different. I discovered Clare Martinsen’s range of soft drinks at the recent Speciality Food show in Glasgow and was bowled over. Clare swapped the business world in 2009…
I am a huge fan of Fentiman’s beverages. At the Speciality Food Show in Glasgow recently, I was very excited to see two new bottles on the Fentiman’s stand their new tonic (better than any other I have tasted) and Ginger Beer marketed under the name of John Horrows.
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…
Looking for a great place to relax and have meal? The Caley Sample Room is my local pub and a great place for food and drink. We went to eat dinner with the Shandon Local Food Group and had a lovely evening.
Eating out during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival especially at lunchtime, requires a little special planning.
A day out at a food festival discovering new producers, rediscovering old friends, trying new flavours and enjoying the sun.
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.
Visiting Edinburgh for the festivals in August 2010? Experience some foody shows, tastes and adventures.