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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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A wedding, a buffet and some meringue cake

The wedding breakfast at this weekend’s nuptials was courtesy of a friend of the groom’s family – Tiffy. The cold buffet was delish: salmon; rare roast beef; salads, both green and tomato; couscous; and chicken salads. It tasted as good … Continue reading

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Eating out: The Growling Gator, Grand Bend

Firstly, Grand Bend is beautiful. A day on the beach was absolute bliss and not something we do very often in the home country! We spent the day sunning and dipping, and had lunch overlooking the beach – all very … Continue reading

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Eating Out: Hettie’s Tearoom, Perth

Wow. Hettie’s Tearoom (Perth, with another in Pitlochry) is a welcome discovery. Not only does she do exceedingly good cake, she also takes her tea very seriously. The sandwich I had for lunch was pretty awesome too. The sandwich selection … Continue reading

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Scrambled eggs and smoked salmon

We have lots and lots of leftovers from Easter weekend, including most of a packet of smoked salmon leftover from making sushi. I’ll do a couple of things with the leftovers, and chopping some into my morning’s scrambled eggs was … Continue reading

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Eating out: annual dinner at the Murrayfield Hotel

This weekend we attended the annual dinner of the Clan MacLeod Society of Scotland at the Murrayfield Hotel. It was an excellent meal in every respect. The food is really excellent. It’s always nice at these large dinners to have … Continue reading

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Be wary of asking me to cater… Salmon and cake

Be very careful when asking me to cook – I always over-cater! My best mate asked me to be godmother to her wee girl, Paige, and when she started to flap about the naming ceremony (to coincide with her 1st … Continue reading

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