Chicken & Black Pudding Pie

There is nothing more satisfying on a gloomy day as tucking into a warm, hearty pie. This recipe for chicken and black pudding pie is a favourite in our house, with a rich, creamy gravy to envelop all the meaty goodness. Try to choose a flavoursome black pudding. I get mine from Donald Butchers in…

Scottish Travel Guide: Peebles

Is there anything more satisfying than getting out of the city for a night and relaxing in the luxury of a hotel?  I mean, there might be, but sometimes just one night away from the hustle and bustle can be a much-needed thing, which is why a couple of weeks ago the husband and I…

A Taste of 2018

One honeymoon, three hen dos, four weddings, a new dog, a house move and a new job later and 2018 is almost at an end and it’s safe to say it’s been a busy year! I started the year on a serious high, jetting off to St Lucia on our honeymoon, and when we came…

Review: Grain and Grind

Following in the footsteps of my post about Café Strange Brew, I’m back with another Southside brunch spot, this time Grain and Grind on Battlefield Road. Shamefully, up until recently, I had only set foot in the café to pick up my regular dose of Kitty’s Doughnuts, but last month I finally got my bum…