Summer Fish Cakes

It’s summer and eating outside is very special for me. As well as the BBQ, I often make these ever-so-simple healthy oven-baked fish cakes. Serve with a watercress salad and a simple olive oil and lemon dressing, homemade saffron mayo (Hellmann’s is just as good) and a chunk of delicious bread. And if it’s warm…

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It’s Getting Hot Out There…

But this is no reason to forgo your daily coffee hit, why not try drinking your coffee cold instead? There is a lot more to iced coffees than a Frappa-whatever filled with sugar and flavourings. Steampunk introduce two of their favourites; Flash Brew and Cold Brew. There are a few reasons why even coffee purists…

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It’s Show Time

Songstresses Lulu and Eddi Reader, and comedian Ed Byrne are the latest additions to the line-up for multi-arts festival Fringe by the Sea, which is back in North Berwick from 6th to 15th August, with a jam-packed programme. Over 150 music, comedy, literature, family, well-being and exploration events will be staged around North Berwick, in…

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Root to Market

A food and goods delivery service set up by leading Edinburgh restaurateurs to support high-quality, sustainable produce from local suppliers amid the COVID-19 crisis, has now been expanded beyond the Capital to customers in East Lothian. Chef patron Scott Smith, who recently appeared on BBC’s Great British Menu, and wife Laura Smith are the duo…

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Vegan Comfort Classics

We all have our favourite comfort food. Whether it’s eating your mother’s homemade pasta or a cheese toastie, comfort food makes us feel all warm and fuzzy inside. I’ve used the time during lockdown to come up with vegan alternatives to some favourite comfort classics. And this issue I’ve re-worked recipes for tuna mayo and…

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Shop Local at The Storeroom

From wonky veg to fakeaways, lockdown has transformed the way we shop, cook and eat. And with supermarket delivery slots rarer than hen’s teeth, there’s a strange sense of nostalgia as many of us now mirror shopping patterns more like those of our grandparents – ordering from local butchers, greengrocers and delicatessens. What’s more, there…

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The Dietarian

With summer just around the corner, many of us will look to shed a pound or two, or simply aim to eat more healthily as the warmer days approach. Founders of The Dietarian, Lee and Claire Prentice, are on a mission to support the health of people across Scotland. They deliver nutritious, home cooked, calorie…

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Vegan Comfort Classics

When it comes to comfort food, especially during the winter months, nothing hits the spot quite like a good Mac n cheese, cheese toastie, shepherd’s pie, pasta carbonara or perhaps a tuna melt. The trouble for me, is all of these contain either dairy, meat or fish. So, I’ve used the time during lockdown to…

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