Cinder Toffee

My late gran used to write down recipe on the corners of bits of newspapers or magazines and keep them in kitchen drawers or stuffed in notebooks. I found this one recently for Cinder Toffee which she had scribbled on the corner of a piece of newspaper. I felt and always will feel very sentimental… Read More

Vegetarian Courgette Loaf

My courgette loaf is perfect for a lunch snack or even for a quick breakfast.  The recipe is below and the full blog post can be found over at Small City Big Personality or by clicking here. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Serves: 3 Ingredients 1 large courgette, grated 75g butter 250ml… Read More

Asparagus Lemon Risotto

Asparagus: it tastes so divinely good, but with its short seasonal window in May and June we suggest you use it in everything you can for a month! This is a wonderful fresh vegetarian risotto recipe proving once again that the foodie marriage between Scottish ingredients and Italian cooking is one that has stood the… Read More

Christmas Chutney

Cranberries, cloves, cinnamon and clementines could you get more christmassy than that? This delicious homemade christmas chutney recipe has been adapted from the brilliant Nigella christmas cook book and is delicious dolloped on your festive dinner, served with the leftover cold cuts of meat or slathered on a cracker and cheese. If you have leftovers in the pot… Read More

Shredded Christmas Salad

This delicious raw shredded Christmas salad is bursting full of flavour and a light and welcome side dish to all the festive indulgence. We had ours as a side to some grilled salmon and it was delish! With brussel sprouts, ginger and brocolli and drizzled with the most delicious tangy buttermilk and dijon dressing this is the… Read More