• Food
  • Gooey Rolo Brownies

    Contrary to what my Instagram feed will have you believe, I’m no ways a chocolate fiend (its crisps that are my kryptonite). No, that title belongs solely to R. Not only is he a chocolate fiend but he’s also a chocolate snob where only the good stuff will suffice: Lady Godiva, Hotel Chocolat, Charbonnel et […]

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  • Strawberry & vanilla pavlova

    Its heeeeeerrrree! For at least two (three at a push) weeks, Summer has arrived. Summer is a fleeting season in Scotland, you gotta enjoy it as and when it arrives. Even the seasonal produce (asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries) is blink and you miss it. So if that means BBQ’ing at 3pm on a Tuesday in the middle of […]

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  • Afternoon Tea Essentials

    Mealtimes don’t get more quintessentially British than afternoon tea. Everyone loves it: from Grannies to our fellas (don’t lie boys) but its an event I fear we aren’t making the most of. Yes we have busier lives than those chilled out aristocratic Georgians, so stopping every day, mid-afternoon for a spot of tea and French Fancies is […]