Tag Archives : food

Is this the best brunch in Glasgow?


Have I ever told you brunch is my favourite meal of the day? That’s because it’s nestled neatly between breakfast (which always seems too early) and lunch (which is too late to start the day with) and because it’s perfectly acceptable, if not even encouraged to have some booze with your grub.     So it’s probably not at all…

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Breakfast of champions: huevos rancheros


  One of the perks of marrying a chef is that you’ll never go hungry. And when they get inspired by something, boy are you in for a treat. Take this ‘huevos rancheros’ breakfast beast. It’s a solid favourite of hubby’s and mine for a lazy morning together. We get precious little time together as he works shifts and I’m…

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Healthy smoked mackerel carbonara recipe


I know, I know, this is a rare phenomenon. Me, in the kitchen?   Recently I’ve been craving a lot of fish and sea food – I have no idea why but I can’t seem to get enough of all those juicy prawns and smoked salmon and everything else in between. So hubby sent me this recipe to try when…

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The ultimate Autumn comfort food


  Guys, I feel like I would be doing a massive disservice to you if I didn’t tell you about the new menu at Brewhouse & Kitchen. Why? Because they have something on it that is probably the best thing I have ever tasted, ever.     I’m getting ahead of myself a little here. If you haven’t heard of…

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How Tintå cured my hangover


  I have a confession: I am such a devoted carnivore that I struggle enjoying any food that hasn’t got meat with it. The only exception to this pretty hard and fast rule is sticky toffee pudding, because anyone who doesn’t like sticky toffee pudding is just a monster. Yeah, I said it.   Anyway – the reason why I…

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The best “curry in a hurry” and drink combo ever


Who doesn’t love a curry? No one, that’s who! Everyone loves a curry! But if you just raised your hand and decided to be the exception that enforces the rule, allow me to convert you. This curry is tasty AF, but is also loads healthier than what you’d get from your local takeaway – plus it costs like under a…

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Unapologetically Portuguese: Cafe Porto in Liverpool


While on an impromptu road trip to Liverpool hubby and I came across this quirky little place on Rodney Street. Last year we spent a random week in Portugal last year eating until we couldn’t move and consuming our body-weight in wine, so in order to relive the good times we thought we’d check this place out. Spoiler alert: we…

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Scandinavian Oven Baked Pancakes


So yesterday was pancake day. Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent – the 40 days leading up to Easter – was traditionally a time of fasting. But instead of pancakes, I decided to treat hubby to a Scandinavian delicacy; the baked pancake.     Apparently, Scandinavian cooking…

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