Drift | Tuggy Tucks In

Drift is the kind of cafe I dream of owning, made out of shipping containers with glass in all the right places to accentuate the stunning views of Bass Rock and the East Lothian coast line.

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BABA | Tuggy Tucks In

I’d heard a lot of good things about BABA and when fellow foodie Plate Escapes said she would come through from her normal stomping ground Glasgow to Edinburgh to try BABA for lunch, I was delighted that I had an excuse to finally try it too. Continue reading

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

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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Carbonara | Tuggy Tucks In

Spaghetti carbonara is my ultimate, absolute favourite food in the world! My way is by no means the traditional Italian way to make it, but it’s how I like it best. Continue reading

Tasmania | Tuggy Tucks In

Cradle Mountain

I’ve always had the notion of visiting Tasmania since finding out that my grandpa’s sister emigrated there as a young woman. That part of Australia, disconnected from the mainland, standing proud on its own. We only had 5 days there so we tried to do the best bits. Let me tell you about my experience and recommendations.

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Egg Fried Rice | Tuggy Tucks In

A simple but satisfying recipe, egg fried rice is so versatile and easy to throw together. So much so you’ll see in my photos that I’ve used a few different ingredients when making this dish time and time again.

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