Tag: Scottish

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Guide
What is The Fringe?  The Fringe is the single biggest celebration of arts and culture on the planet. It has been held in the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh, since its creation in 1947. Every August for three weeks...
Oink, Victoria Street, Edinburgh
When there’s a line coming out of a shop selling roast meat, you know that it’s impossible to walk by. Oink are specialists in hog roasts, reputedly some of the best in Edinburgh. We stopped by at their popular branch at Victoria Street for some lunch.
Eating Haggis and a Deep Fried Mars Bar, Edinburgh
Edinburgh is a city with so much choice when it comes to eating out. You could go to the poshest of restaurants or have tasty food in the backstreets, whatever your budget, Edinburgh has you covered. We were seeking out two delicacies on our way around the...
around the world in 80 gins
Gin is taking off in the UK in a big way. Never before has this product been so popular with so many different varieties now available. One company, based in Leicestershire, is taking its customers on a tour around the planet through the wonders of gin -...
Venison with Chocolate Sauce
A little while back I had some interesting chocolate sent to me by a company called Doisy and Dam. The flavours in the range are truly unique in the sense that each bar contains a superfood, meaning that the chocolate is a lot better for you than most. I...
Sous-Vide Venison
More sous-vide action for you lovely lot to read about. This time I went for a Burn’s Night inspired feast of Venison Shoulder with Savoy Cabbage, Bacon, Butternut Squash Puree and finished with a Port Sauce. Of course not all of this was going in the water bath -...