The inspiration for this dish came while we were up in Edinburgh and surrounded by whisky and wrapped in our warm winter coats. I was thinking about that gorgeous combination of honey, lemon and whisky and suddenly thought - that would make a great curd recipe! My whisky toddy curd recipe is basically a lemon curd … Continue reading Whisky toddy lemon curd
I'm so excited to be partnering with Opies to bring you the chance to win some delicious Christmas food goodies perfect for your Christmas hamper! Opies have been selling their pickles and preserves since 1880 and have kindly provided some Christmas fruits in Courvoisier, Stem Ginger in Famous Grouse Syrup and some Pickled Walnuts - … Continue reading GIVEAWAY – Christmas Hamper from Opies Foods!
I love giving away food hampers at Christmas as it's the perfect excuse to make some homemade treats and put a little love and creativity into gift giving without breaking the bank. I don't necessarily make everything that I put into a single hamper, but give a mixture of homemade goods and interesting foods I've … Continue reading Pears in rooibos syrup
You can't beat a good rocky road…unless you make one with booze in it and then of course that wins! These Black Cherries in Kirsch, another sample from Opies Foods, are good enough to eat on their own and I had to use all of my willpower not to eat them all while I was … Continue reading Black Forest rocky roads
Happy 1st December!! Who's got an awesome advent calendar this year? Mine's an absolute cracker from Bluebird Tea Co. filled with tea samples, teeny scented candles and chocolate treats too. More to come on that once we're further into December. For now, I am delighted to be working with Opies Foods who have sent me some … Continue reading Fig, radicchio and blue cheese tart PLUS A GIVEAWAY
Our trip to Edinburgh really felt like the kick-off to our Christmas season with Mark's sister, Claire, playing Christmas songs in the apartment (including some bagpipe numbers!) and Christmas decorations starting to appear all around. We had booked a late dinner reservation one evening and decided to head to The Dome on George Street for … Continue reading Christmas drinks at The Dome, Edinburgh
I had such an amazing time during our recent trip to Edinburgh which I can partly put down to finding some fantastic foodie treats! Here's the lowdown on my Edinburgh food haul... You can't walk far in Edinburgh without seeing a shop selling whisky. Neither Mark nor I have ever been whisky drinkers and yet … Continue reading A guide to foodie finds in Edinburgh