Chaophraya Edinburgh

You don’t have to go far to find great thai food in Edinburgh. My favourite haunts include Ting Tang Caravan for a quick bite during the festival, The Dusit on Thistle Street for after work dinners and Streetbox for a fresh and flavoursome take-away. So when Chaophraya Edinburgh announced the launch of a glitzy, new menu, I was intrigued to see what ‘sophisticated thai dining’ would be like. Continue reading “Chaophraya Edinburgh”

5 new restaurants to try this autumn

Don’t think about hibernating for the autumn/winter months just yet! From swanky, 7 course tasting menus to places to grab a relaxed meal after a long day at work, these eateries are all worthy of a visit. Read on and discover 5 new restaurants to try this autumn. Continue reading “5 new restaurants to try this autumn”

The Promise of a Proper Burger

For a while it felt like every new restaurant opening up in Edinburgh was doing Thai food, and now it seems we’ve moved on to burgers. Burgers and Beers, Bread Meets Bread, just Burger or maybe even just Bun… I’m not sure, it’s quite confusing! Continue reading “The Promise of a Proper Burger”

Brunch at Gusto, Edinburgh

If you read my blog or my Instagram you’ll know I take brunch pretty seriously. I am obbessed with anything served with avocado, I love eggs all ways and would choose breakfast over lunch every time.

When Gusto, on George Street, launched their brunch menu a month or so ago, complete with a new smoothie and cocktail menu, I was delighted to pop along and check it out along with one of my best girlfriends.  Continue reading “Brunch at Gusto, Edinburgh”

Roasted Red Pepper, Tomato & Carrot Soup

A warming bowl of soup, perfect for those wet, and distinctly unspring-like, April days. Try this delicious and flavoursome bowl of soup, served here with Peter’s Yard crackers, topped with shavings of cheddar cheese & chilli jam. Continue reading “Roasted Red Pepper, Tomato & Carrot Soup”

Homemade Chicken Stock

Your homemade soup will be so much more flavoursome if you can get into the habit of making it with homemade stock. It gives you a great excuse to enjoy a roast chicken on a Sunday – or any other day of the week – and once you know the drill, it’s easy! Continue reading “Homemade Chicken Stock”

Jamie’s Italian, Edinburgh

I don’t often choose to go out for Italian food as we eat a lot of it at home. I adore making pastas and risottos and our freezer is always stocked with a good, homemade bolognese sauce (check out my tried & tested sauce recipe.) I have even delved into the world of homemade pizzas… I’ll admit that with one is with varying degrees of success. Continue reading “Jamie’s Italian, Edinburgh”

Zesty Chicken & Pearl Barley Salad

Spring has sprung so it’s time for slightly lighter suppers with plenty of salad leaves. This zingy chicken salad recipe serves two people, and is full of flavour and colour. The chilli, lime, garlic & ginger combination works nicely with the slightly sweet salad dressing.
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Good Morning Smoothie

An incredibly easy and delicious smoothie to keep you going first thing! Full of goodness, you can whizz this glass of goodness up in under 5 minutes.  Continue reading “Good Morning Smoothie”