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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Shri Bheema’s, Edinburgh

Signature Platter

Hailing from the north, all the way up in Aberdeen, there’s a new Indian eatery in town in the form of Shri Bheema’s. Dishing up traditional South and North Indian cuisine, with a few awards under their belt such as ‘Aberdeen’s best curry awards,’  and an expansion of four new restaurants, 2 in Edinburgh (opening soon on Constitution Street) London and Milton Keynes, they were definitely worth checking out!  Continue reading

First Coast

 Roast aubergine, apricot chutney, feta & pine nuts

Having been living in Dalry, 5 minutes from Haymarket train station, for 6 months now I am embarrassed to say that I walk past its array of tempting taste spots everyday but haven’t sampled them! However tonight was the night and I set out to visit First CoastContinue reading

Holy Lama Spice Drops

Adding that hint of spice to your dish can change your dinner from dull to delicious, but it isn’t always easy to come by the fresh varieties and more often than not when you do buy fresh there’s some wastage. As a nation we have the option of many dried herbs and spices to jazz up anything from our soups to sweets. I was excited to learn about new product ‘Spice Drops’ from Holy Lama Naturals. I had their lemongrass and cinnamon extracts to make a meal out of. 


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