A Pate Party: Castle MacLellan

Castle McLellan pate

I was intrigued by Castle MacLellan’s suggestion of hosting a Pate Party, in order to sample their pate range in the company of friends. Always a fan of alliteration, I was quickly persuaded to give their pates a try. For our Pate Party, we got together on bonfire night (sorry…

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Wahaca firing up the Mexican in Edinburgh

Double dipping churros with salted caramel ice-cream

I’ve long been a fan of Thomasina Miers, Masterchef’s 2005 winner and newspaper columnist, who spent her younger years travelling around Mexico and falling in love with their cuisine, who following her success has opened up a chain of Mexican restaurants, Wahaca, with co-fouder Mark Selby, with their latest one…

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Voujon – A Bengali Feast

Voujons veritable feast - there's unfamiliar dishes on the menu - but be brave and try them

Perhaps it’s in my blood, with my mother having been born in India but I love Asian food. In fact now that Spice Girl is back at Stockbridge Market, hopefully on a regular basis, my freezer is stockpiled with her curry kits, which guarantees you a quick lunch or supper…

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