Monthly Archives: February 2013

A quiona salad

A good friend treated me to lunch one day, and made a yummy quinoa salad. Quinoa is a seed (a grass seed, to be precise) rather than a cereal, making it a great gluten-free alternative to couscous and bulgar wheat. … Continue reading

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Afternoon tea with the Girls, and Mum’s famous gingerbread

The snow caused havoc with my foodie plans the other week: not only did our Burns Nicht supper have to be hastily altered (guests being unable to attend at the last minute!) but our afternoon tea up the road the next … Continue reading

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A braw Burns Nicht supper

To start, we had haggis topped with a spot of whisky and a dollop of whipped cream. The main was: chicken breast stuffed with MacLeod’s of Stornoway black pudding, wrapped in bacon roasted Chantenay carrots creamed potatoes creamed neeps (aka swede) … Continue reading

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Another slow cooked chicken

Another lazy Sunday, another slow cooked chicken. This one was cooked on a bed of onion with lots of oregano sprinkled on top. I took off the skin before cooking, nad removed the visible fat – so it was tasty, … Continue reading

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Another Slimming World pancake recipe: cous cous pancakes

Well, I finally got around to trying this cous cous pancake recipe and it worked a treat. They were like what I’d call drop scones or Scotch pancakes, so I had mine with butter spread on top. Tips: I used slightly … Continue reading

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Joyful shopping at Whole Foods Market, Giffnock

I can’t wait to get back to do some more shopping at Whole Foods Market in Giffnock. It’s a real treat to find such a well-stocked (what I’ll call alternative food) supermarket. As well as lots of organic vege (including an … Continue reading

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Limoncello jelly shots

We’re pretty obsessed with limoncello in our house, so I was super excited when a friend pointed out a recipe for jelly shots named after the delicious liqueur. Thanks to Bex for the recipe, and apologies to the author whose book it … Continue reading

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