Monthly Archives: April 2011

Eating out – Victor Hugo

I’d never been to Victor Hugo before, but we thought we’d pop in one day when we were in Edinburgh. They are a fantastic deli, and do sandwiches and a limited hot food at lunchtime. Great coffee and an interesting … Continue reading

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Eating out – fusion

Indaba: this placeĀ is fantastic. It sounds bizarre – a fusion of South Africa, Spain and Venezuela – and it works. Service was faultless. Friendly, prompt, knowledgeable. Lots to choose from on the menu, from several different cuisines. The specials board … Continue reading

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Eating out – Russian

Russian Passion gets five stars from my group of friends. Cafe by day, you can have dinner for a small group in the evening. The menu is 100% authentic Russian food made and served by the owners. There were several … Continue reading

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The Best Spanish omelette

I made this recipe a few months ago and thought it was worth resurrecting and repeating. The mix of flavours is magic. The feta melts a little, which is excellent. It was a hit with everyone. I cut a large … Continue reading

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Breaking for pizza

I broke my diet for Pizza Express. I thought I might as well just go for it, to be honest. They do have “healthy options” on the menu, but I refuse to pay more for a pizza with a whole … Continue reading

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Cupcake obsession

I’m obsessed with cupcakes. We threw a baby shower for my friend. This is where it began. I’m gonna admit they looked great!!! But I totally cheated… Tesco ready made cupcakes Betty Crocker icing (vanilla and chocolate flavours) Barbie sprinkles … Continue reading

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Not too sure about tuna

I love canned tuna. It’s so versatile. It lives in the cupboard, so can be called upon at a moment’s notice. It is meant to go with mayo, on sandwiches, on baked potatoes… So I thought I’d try fresh tuna. … Continue reading

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