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Cooking With Kids: Coconut Parfait

When you open the curtains on a Saturday and see the weather is as driech as it is today, baking (or cooking) with the kids is the only option. I’ve been slowly building Erin’s repertoire and confidence in the kitchen. … Continue reading

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21212, Edinburgh

We’ve been to 21212 once before, we enjoyed our meal so much we decided that we had to go back and make sure it wasn’t a fluke. Once again we went for a three course set lunch (£28.50). The menu … Continue reading

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Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

The opportunity arose this week to take a cookery class at the Edinburgh New Town Cookery School. The cookery school is in the heart of Edinburgh, located on Queen Street. I attended a beginner to intermediate class in meat. The … Continue reading

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7 Favourite Breakfasty Things

Breakfast is probably my least favourite meal of the day. I’m at my fussiest first thing in the morning, I have my favourite things and I don’t really like to experiment too much. 1. Eggs Benedictish Brown toast, poached egg, … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Fluff Flatbreads

I take great pride in finding new ways to incorporate marshamallow fluff into my diet. Last year we made Scottish S’mores. We’ve had it on toast for a healthy breakfast. We’ve dolloped it on top of hot chocolate, and one … Continue reading

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Baking with Kids: Pitta Bread

After our success baking bread we decided to give pitta breads a go. We used the recipe in my Paul Hollywood How to Bake book which is turning into a baking bible for me. Erin’s getting really into baking, so … Continue reading

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Autumn Food for the Weekend

I love cooking, and and good food always contributes to having a good weekend. Here’s some inspiration for an Autumn weekend spent at home. Click on the titles for the recipes. Friday night supper: Italian chicken Saturday lunch: French Onion … Continue reading

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Mid Week Suppers for the Autumn

Autumn has officially arrived. Time to retire the summer salads in favour of some comfort food. Here’s a week of my favourite Autumn dinners that are easy to prepare and tasty. Mon: Sesame Chicken & Noodles An end of Summer, … Continue reading

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