Although my graduate career has me working from beautiful Edinburgh, I’ll be visiting London this Monday for a busy day of meetings at our offices in the Gherkin. To make sure I was at the office on time, I decided to fly down on the day before and see some friends too. I love going… Continue reading Edinburgh airport… how to kill time
Friday calls for a Fri-DATE and last week it gave us the perfect excuse to sample Harvey Nichols winter dining menu – 3 courses and a cocktail for £22. With a view over St Andrews Square and the castle illuminated at night, we enjoyed rum cocktails and a perfect three course meal. The deal is on… Continue reading Winter dining at Harvey Nichols
For Saturday lunch, we voyaged to Voyage of Buck – the West End bar with a detective theme and a very nice menu. William “Buck” Clarence is the fictional character who features on the menu and the stories of “young William” and his travels around the globe adorn an extensive drinks menu. I was tempted… Continue reading The Voyage of Buck
I love eating food and James loves cooking it. It’s a great combination if ever there was one. But we always end up eating the same things week after week. It got to a point where we were just rotating the meat we’d have with sweet potato wedges and green beans. No disrespect to a… Continue reading Hello Fresh!
A comedian at the festival described this as a “grown up jaeger bomb” and I might have to agree with him. I’ve always been a huge fan of a shot of Café Patron XO on a night out but only recently sampled my first espresso martini. The setting was perfect; the festival had started and we were out soaking… Continue reading Espresso Martini
It wouldn’t be August in Edinburgh without the Edinburgh festival. You can’t walk down Princes Street without smiling at tourists ogling the Castle or at a street performer who has attracted a crowd of 50 people. Comedy, international arts and food from all over the world descend on Edinburgh in August and it’s fantastic. Some… Continue reading What’s on at the Edinburgh Festival 2016
I love porridge or peanut butter toast in the morning but sometimes Sunday calls for a special treat. And shakshuka was the brunch of choice today. It’s an Egyptian and Tunisian staple and a favourite food for James’s flatmate, so today we decided to sample it ourselves. I wanted to share the recipe, as a… Continue reading Easy baked eggs for brunch