Book Review: A-Z of Eating Out

a-z of eating out

Today I am reviewing the A-Z of Eating Out by Joseph Connolly. Connolly is a writer, journalist, book collector and determined champion of eating out.  His publishers describe his latest book as an “Amuse bouche for dad…the perfect present for Father’s Day”.   As the A-Z name suggests, it is…

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Pâtisserie by Murielle Valette

Sour cherry and pistachio tartlet

Our guest blogger is  Vohn McGuinness who blogs over at Vohn’s Vittles. Edinburgh Foody kindly sent me the new book Patisserie: A Step-by-step Guide to Baking French Pastries at Home by Murielle Valette to review. It is, quite simply, a beautiful book with stunning photographs throughout. Ms Valette is from a family…

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Escape for the weekend: Discover meat in Istanbul

Dallas steak

Istanbul is an amazing city. It’s perfect for a weekend break and is easily reached. So after you’ve visited the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace and the Spice market (and many, many more delights), where to eat? Let Lunchquest introduce you to the best steak anywhere. Over to you Blythe.…

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Pekoe Edinburgh: discover the perfect tea

Berry tea with actual berries. This smells amazing.

Blythe says It’s always lovely to see Danielle for lunch, but today my restaurant choice rather let us down, as Leven’s really didn’t hit the spot. Things were salvaged, and then some, but a post-prandial trip to Pekoe Tea, just a few doors down. Pekoe is a lovely little tea shop, with room…

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