The Sweetest Christmas

Satisfy your sweet tooth this festive season with these two gorgeous bakes. Instead of the normal Christmas puddings we all tuck into, why not try something a bit different. This no-cook vegan mango and cardamom cheesecake, is a cheesecake without the cheese! Or quickly whip up this Nut and Dried Fruit Chocolate Delight. Perfect for…

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Great Taste Winners

Four businesses from across East Lothian have been awarded much-coveted stars in Great Taste 2020, the world’s most trusted food and drink awards. The four businesses, all extremely different, but each very much embodying quality artisan produce, are now able to display their stars on their product packaging. Judged by 144 of the most discerning…

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The Village School

Experiential event specialists Rogue Village took their signature feel good vibes into the world of online workshops and masterclasses with their launch of The Village School in October. With restaurants, pubs and gyms closed during lockdown thousands of us turned to Zoom to get a creative workout, and online courses boomed. Directors of North Berwick-based…

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Pea Panko & Parsley Stuffed Mushrooms

I’ve been doing a lot of reading about these magical fungi and as mushroom season is upon us, they are a great food to eat. A rich source of vitamin D, zinc and essential B vitamins, mushrooms can help boost the immune system and promote cardiovascular health. This quick and easy recipe uses Panko bread…

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At Cherish the Oven is Always On

One of the biggest business casualties of the coronavirus lockdown has been the temporary, and sadly permanent, closure of many cafés, restaurants and hospitality venues. Louise Pickering owner of Cherish Vintage Tea Room in Gullane, has not allowed coronavirus to stand in the way. Early in lockdown they launched the ‘Freezer Pack’ and orders flooded…

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