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CHRISTMAS FOODIE GIFT GUIDE 2017

How on earth is it December already?? First the leaves started changing colour and we hit Autumn, suddenly the clocks changed, Halloween came and went, then it was Bonfire Night and boom…November disappeared and here we are in December! It seems to come around quicker every year and yet every…

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SUGAR-FREE CARROT & CRANBERRY MUFFINS

I can’t stop eating at the moment. I think its the change in weather. Well…I say a change, in Scotland we live in a permanent state of grey skies and rain. We didn’t get a summer so maybe I’m just greedy! No matter the reason behind it, I just need…

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CRINKLE CHOC CHIP COOKIES

I came across an article titled An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life in the New York Times recently, detailing the popularity of a crinkle chocolate chip cookie, originating from the super talented Sarah Kieffer…author of the very beautiful The Vanilla Bean Blog. Sarah’s unique ‘trick’ with these cookies is…

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BAKING & COOKING TIPS

As a lot of you will no doubt be cooking or baking over the Easter holidays, I thought I would write a list of tips. Yes, they seem ridiculously obvious, but as someone who cooks and bakes a lot, I have to admit that I still forget to do even the…

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CINNAMON PECAN ROLLS WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

I recently saw this video for Cinnamon Buns on Tasty on Buzzfeed, and watching the video, my tummy immediately started rumbling and my mouth started watering. The video made it look so easy I popped straight to the supermarket to get a few ingredients I didn’t have in the kitchen, then…

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LONDON > GLASGOW

I recently moved to Glasgow after 18 years in London. When I initially moved to London I thought it would be for 2-3 years tops, but London has a habit of sucking you in then grabbing hold of you with its Peter Pan mentality, fooling you into thinking you’re not…

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YOGHURT PANNA COTTA TART

Donna Hay is one of my favourite cookbook authors. Her magazine and best-selling books are filled with beautiful tasting recipes accompanied by stunning images. They’re a pleasure to look at, and even better to cook from. Its been 15 years since Donna Hay launched her magazine and to celebrate, she recently released…

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BLISSFUL BALI, A FOOD LOVERS PARADISE

Everyone has a favourite place, right? It could be a favourite city, a favourite country, it could be your kitchen. Somewhere where you feel truly peaceful and happy. I have many places I love… London, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, New York, Pollenca in Mallorca, Nashville, New Orleans, Thailand. I have had many wonderful…

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bakery47, Glasgow

having recently moved to Glasgow, i have been spending a lot of my time eating my way around the city, discovering the food scene here. one name that kept creeping up in conversations was bakery47. everyone i met asked me if i’d been yet, so a couple of weekends ago, my friend and…

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21212, EDINBURGH

Edinburgh holds a very special place in my heart. I studied there many moons ago and over the years have visited at least twice a year, and always for the Edinburgh Festival in August which I haven’t missed in over 20 years. Each time I visit, I fall in love…

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