Black Pudding Carbonara

Is there anything that you cannot do with black pudding? I’ve made burgers, pies, bon bons… and now, I’ve made something that would shake a true Italian to their core, Black Pudding Carbonara. Made with the finest black pudding from the one and only Donald Butcher’s, it is what I’m going to call Scottish-Italian fusion….

Ultimate Fish Finger Sarnie with Chippy Chips

Earlier last month, the lovely folk at Scotty Brand sent me their latest new product to sample: Chippy Chips! I mean, who doesn’t love a good chippy? These new frozen chips are made with just two ingredients: Scottish grown potatoes and sunflower oil, and are unevenly cut for an authentic chippy-style look (and taste). They…

Mum’s Pesto Pasta

Is there anything more basic than pesto pasta? It’s a go-to dish for anyone who is less comfortable cooking but still wants the comfort of a home cooked meal. My mum always used to make this for us and, even though everyone else in my family found it boring, as a fussy teenager, I asked…

Loaded Cajun Spiced Fries

Put simply, these are absolutely delicious. I’ve always loved loaded fries, and who wouldn’t want the added heat of Cajun spices, crumbly sausage and bacon, and of course, a tonne of gooey melted cheese. I mean, this is trash food at it’s best and they are SO easy to make. I use the same spice…