Between the ups and downs of Brexit, violence and wag face-offs to give the creators of Footballers Wives plenty of content for a new series – it seemed to be all negatives in the headlines of 2019. Thank god for the top notch eats that have got me through the year in one piece! Continue reading “Food highlights of 2019”
Casting my mind back to my days living near Holburn Street, the smell of grilled cheese was no stranger to my cul-de-sac with Melt cooking up a storm seconds around the corner. And now the delicious scent will circulate the city centre with Melt opening a second base on Belmont street. Continue reading “Getting to know Melt 2”
Picture a hyperactive Tigger bouncing around on his tail to his “Tiggers are wonderful things” tune, that’s the excitement I’m channelling this week as I await the opening of not one but two new restaurants in Aberdeen, The Esslemont Bar & Restaurant and Mac’s Pizzeria. Continue reading “All you need to know about The Esslemont and Mac’s Pizzeria”
As the clock ticks closer to Hogmanay, we scatter around the shops looking for supplies to stock up the house for guests coming over to welcome the New Year.
I love being a host, but there is nothing worse than the fear of running out of food and starving your guests. Being the host comes at a cost though and if you’re too generous, you can end up spending a weighty sum.
Continue reading “Festive Focaccia”
It’s been just a few days since we all stood on our doorsteps to wave goodbye to the universal guest that is Christmas and we’re all well and truly skint. With bank accounts being low, the craving to spend money increases and the near arctic conditions outside get me thinking of my one weakness – take-away coffee. Continue reading “Festive coffee syrups”