There’s a scene in A Little Princess, a book I adored as a child, where the once-rich-now-poor heroine puts nose to glass at a bakers. On the other side of the glass are penny buns. They’re big and shiny; she’s hungry. I do that. OK. I’ve stopped pressing my nose to
Do you make cocktails at home? I do. I keep the spirit cupboard well stocked and always have the ingredients for my favourite tipples (Martini, Negroni, Kir Royale) in large bottles then top up with small bottles for concoctions I have less often (Margarita, Manhattan). Cocktails add a sense of
Amy and Caroline went to the Kilderkin to get inspiration for Christmas gifts.
Love Tiki barware showed off the cute, the bling and the funky. If you need glasses, measures – anything cocktail-related – these guys have you covered with individual items and gift packs. I want the totem pole shot mugs; my friend R. needs pineapple shot glasses. (Keep an eye out for the gin club coming later this year.) Continue reading
“Someone just delivered oysters for you,” said the email from my colleague. I was working from home, he was at my desk in Livingston. Oysters? I hadn’t ordered oysters. For a second I ran through the options and made plans. Christopher was off, I could adk him to drive over.
It’s always a treat to visit Galvin Brasserie Deluxe. Over the years, Edinburgh Foodies have vistied for Sunday lunch and to learn about seafood. Last month I went to a cheese and wine tasting. This was not just any wine and cheese tasting but matching aromatic wines and washed rind cheeses.