Thank You Foodie Treats

Thank you is going to be a word used a great deal in the coming months. So why not bake a gift that’s a bit different to give to somebody special who has helped during these unprecedented times. MAD MARCH HARE Please head over to our website to find out about all the latest Mad…

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Good Mood Food

Going for a leisurely brunch or meal out is now a distant memory. And for many of us, stuck indoors, the takeaway is fast becoming the highlight of our food week. Since the outbreak of the novel corona-virus, we’ve been advised to stay inside and to minimise human contact. One of the biggest challenges this…

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Canteen Street Food Festival Returns

The burgeoning popularity of food trucks, destination food halls and foodie-oriented outdoor festivals means the demand for street food is booming. And, here in East Lothian, Rogue Village’s foodies’ favourite Canteen Street Food Festival returns to Archerfield Walled Garden for their 2020 spring/summer season. Not long ago street food in Britain meant a tasteless hot…

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Filo, Carrot & Spinach Pie

This recipe is a nod to my up and coming Cretan food gathering. This Filo, Carrot and Spinach Pie is a great sharing dish served with a Greek salad. And it’s full of flavour and very nutritious. What more could you wish for? If you would like to come along to next year’s Cretan Foodie…

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Simple & Quick Soda Bread

Covid-19 might make us rethink how and what we shop for, particularly when it comes to the basics. Bread-making always sounds like hard work with all the kneading and proving required. But what if I told you this loaf takes literally two minutes and there’s no kneading either? As with all my recipes you can…

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A Sweet Tradition

A heart-shaped box of chocolates is a sign of love, a symbol – often a tool – of romance, and an intrinsic part of Valentine’s Day. But why? From at least the time of the Aztecs, chocolate has been seen as an aphrodisiac. So it’s reasonable to assume that it has been connected to love’s dedicated…

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