A weekend to eat your way around Lisbon is the city break you should plan this year! Continue reading Lisbon – a food lovers heaven
Le Di-Vin is a warm and atmospheric haven of wonderful wines, French cheeses and charcuterie waiting for you. Perfect for an after work drink, a night out or settling in with a bottle of wine and plate of cheese on a romantic evening. It is tucked away just behind the Records building in Charlotte Square, opposite Sygn Bar. It is owned by the proprietors of La … Continue reading Wine and Cheese at Le Di’Vin
I love going for walks up in the hills with friends and my dog but work makes that impossible to do regularly. I have tried many classes I infrequently attend but have been looking for something both effective and fast for years. Cue HIIT! HIIT is the ideal workout for a busy schedule—whether you want to squeeze in a workout during your lunch break or … Continue reading HIIT – workouts for very busy (read lazy!) people like me
Here, after many requests, is the list of my current favourite places to eat in and around Edinburgh. It includes a few of the timeless classics and a couple of newbies who really deserve a mention in their own right… must start writing more! I’m always hearing of new places to try so my faves do change as new places spring up and I find … Continue reading The best restaurants in Edinburgh right now!
Warming and delicious tagine recipes for your next Moroccan supper. Tagines are often just as easy to make as your favourite stew, but with a bit more oomf! Capture the essence of Morrocco with the rich deep flavours of this dish which works perfectly with beef, or lamb. Here is a picture of mine last night and I can assure you it was amazing! (Adapted … Continue reading The Best Tagine Recipe Ever!
Just reading about this salad makes you feel healthy bright eyed and bushy tailed: with fresh Ginger, honey, lime and herb dressing, beetroot, pumpkin, feta and more. Those new year resolutions are made for this salad and its great to take to work or college too. You can add in or substitute anything to make it work for you – if you omit the feta … Continue reading Superfood Salad (Veggie or Vegan)
Top ten places to eat in the festival? If only it was that easy! We have a wealth of fabulous restaurants and great street food vendors so whether you fancy a haggis pakora or a dozen oysters we have your number. Our fair city is about to get busy again with the the summer festivals starting in August. To plan your festival fun times at … Continue reading Top places to eat and drink at Edinburgh’s Festivals 2015
I have been eager to try Civerinos since it opened earlier this year. Hearing tales of it’s enormous sourdough pizzas and frozen Negronis at every turn. In contrast to the overpriced Royal Mile tourist restaurants offering, as a general rule, fairly low quality food, Civerinos is the real deal and very competitively priced. Civerino’s is located just off the Royal Mile near the Tron Kirk … Continue reading Civerinos Italian Street Food and Late Night Pizza Bar
Afternoon tea is an extravagant treat and one of my favourite indulgences so I feel very excited to say that I may have found the best one in Edinburgh! Located just a stone’s throw away from the historic Royal Mile of Edinburgh lies the Colonnades tea room, set within the beautiful Signet Library. There’s a real sense of occasion when you take Afternoon Tea at Colonnades … Continue reading The Finest Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh
I have to say that the Sun Inn is one of those rare places where everything was perfect! Continue reading The Sun Inn Gastropub, just outside Edinburgh