Chop House | Tuggy Tucks In

(AD-Gifted: I was invited to sample some of the wines and steaks on offer at The Chop House, Bruntsfield).

The Chop House is one of my favourite Edinburgh steak houses. I spent Hogmanay at their Bruntsfield restaurant (they boast 3 now, the other 2 are in Leith and at The Arches on Market Street). Their Bruntsfield one is a mere 12 minute walk from my house and it’s great to have fabulous steak pretty much on your doorstep! Continue reading

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Oak Tree Inn | Tuggy Tucks In

Take me away from the big city, I hear my soul cry from time to time, and after the busy Christmas period I needed to be rejuvenated, so off we went to Balmaha on the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Continue reading

Carrot, Lentil & Coriander Soup | Tuggy Tucks In

My Carrot, Lentil & Coriander Soup ticks all the boxes at this time of year:

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Christmas Cake | Tuggy Tucks In

I’ve been wanting to write this post for ages now but as I’ve been busy, like most on the run up to Christmas Day, I’m only getting round to it now and I’ve not even iced my own personal Christmas cake yet! Anyhow, here’s how to make the perfect Christmas cake even last minute on Christmas Eve!

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The Urban Fox | Tuggy Tucks In

I had the most wonderful Christmas dinner lately at The Urban Fox. I was invited along to a blogger event where I got to reconnect with the lovely Hayley from blog Honestly Russell and meet the equally lovely Charlene McElhinney and Bethany Jane from blog Adventure and Anxiety.
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The Elphinstone | Tuggy Tucks In

Living in Edinburgh is fantastic, a city steeped in history and glorious architecture, but sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and unwind in the Scottish countryside, so that’s what I did this weekend past.

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Dishoom | Tuggy Tucks In

Having been in Australia the past year, I missed the opening of many a high profile London chain restaurant at Edinburgh’s St Andrew’s Square and one thing I kept hearing about again and again was Indian restaurant Dishoom and their bacon naans! Continue reading