Pickerings’ Picklings at Bar 1821

Strawberry shrub can be a refreshing addition to a gin and soda

As a child, my younger sister used to love to drink shrub and coke when we were on holidays. I’m convinced she thought that the cordial she brought from the Cornish cornershop, was alcoholic and therefore illicit – although that’s as far from the truth as could be.  It only…

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Introducing Fazenda’s new bar menu

Coxinha - Delicious fried potato is stuffed with black pudding, and is topped with a spicy sriracha sauce

As a food blogger, I’m often asked where my favourite place to eat is.  It’s a tough question as it will depend on the type of cuisine I’m searching out, the occasion and what I’m wanting to spend.  However, invariably one of my replies will often include Fazenda on George…

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Grazing by Mark Greenaway

Snacks by Mark Greenaway

I finally got the longed for invite to Grazing by Mark Greenaway, who has moved into Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria hotel, taking over the space which previously housed the Galvin brothers’ Brasserie de Luxe. I’d been along to the launch in April but had somehow managed to miss most of the…

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