Vegetarian Christmas Cracker

Christmas has become a much more mindful affair these days. For me, It’s not about buying heaps of presents anymore, it’s about helping the less fortunate and making this special time of year as magical for as many people as possible. The same goes for Christmas lunch. These days more and more people are choosing…

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‘Tis the Season…

…to eat like all your waistbands are elasticated – cue East Lothian’s Lewis & Clarke’s Christmas hampers and festive afternoon teas to help you do just that. The concept of hampers originally started in France and the baskets full of treats were introduced to Britain in the 11th century. But it was not until the…

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Simple No Churn Coffee Ice Cream

I know summer is just a hazy memory, but we can still dream of the beach and sandy cones crammed with all sorts of flavours, which brings me to coffee ice cream. My absolute favourite flavour. This is a ridiculously easy coffee ice cream recipe that does not require an ice cream maker. Whipping cream…

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Lil’s Phantassie

Long before Blue Planet II, Phantassie Organic Market Garden had an emphasis on low food miles, minimal packaging, local partnerships and local jobs. And now they’ve teamed up with Lil offering customers even more choice. Phantassie Organic Market Garden has been delivering sustainably-produced, seasonal fresh vegetables and fruit to homes in Edinburgh and the Lothians…

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Life Happens… Chocolate Helps

Having received various quality and food awards for their small luxury hotel in East Lothian, David and Angela Cockerton launched their very own handmade chocolate business – The Chocolate Stag – which is a complementary business to Garleton Lodge. For many years the art of the chocolatier remained solidly associated with France and Belgium. But…

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Calling the Shots

At Steampunk Coffee Roasters they think all your days should start with great coffee that’s why they now offer an easy online subscription service. Steampunk have been roasting coffee in North Berwick since 2012 and you can now get their freshly roasted, ethically sourced specialty coffee delivered direct to your door. What’s more it’s in…

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It Tastes Better Boardside

.With its idyllic lake-side setting and laid-back vibe, Boardside Café serves up a sense of escapism alongside an array of delightful dishes. This 5-star award winning café, based at Foxlake Adventures, Dunbar is a unique outdoor eatery in a, quite frankly, beautiful setting. Picnic tables and deckchairs overlook the idyllic Foxlake and the menu emanates…

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