Tag Archives: goat’s cheese

Eating Out: Cafe Andaluz, Edinburgh

To celebrate a friend’s birthday we went out to eat at Cafe Andaluz in Edinburgh. Upon examine the menu I realised I had been there before, but to the Glasgow branch; the goat’s cheese and marmalade is an unforgettable menu … Continue reading

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Charcuterie, angel food cake and an alcopop

Charcuterie Our last meal with our friends in Canada was a delightful mix of cheeses, meats, fruit, honey, bread and preserves. The meats were salami and prosciutto (Parma ham to many) and the cheeses included a blue goat’s cheese (a … Continue reading

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More BBQ, a whole lot of corn, some interesting goat’s cheese and cheesecake

You know you have a genuinely good friend when she lets you stay in her home and invite other people over for dinner! A childhood friend lives an hour or so from our Canadian base in London, and it was … Continue reading

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Eating out: The Jam House

I have a busy weekend of celebrating weddings and the like, starting on Friday with a Hen Do for Edie. We went to The Jam House in Edinburgh for dinner and dancing. It’s a great venue for a party: after … Continue reading

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Dinner party: some excellent nibbles

Chorizo and goat’s cheese toasts Take a thin slice of baguette. Top with a thin slice of goat’s cheese. Top with a slice of chorizo. Grill until the chorizo is cooked. Serve immediately. — Proscuitto puff twists The one pack of … Continue reading

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Dinner party: lots of cheese, and other things

I love a cheeseboard at the end of a meal. This one had: gruyere brie goat’s cheese Wensleydale Mull of Kintyre extra mature cheddar Blacksticks blue cheese I served it with a mixture of biscuits and several chutneys, including homemade chutney … Continue reading

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Making pizza from first principals: toppings

After making the dough from scratch we had alot of fun making up the pizzas! The first problem was that we had to make sure the pizza bases fitted in the oiled trays – again, I was taking Jamie Oliver’s … Continue reading

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