Archive for January, 2013

Silver Spoons

I'm a cookbook addict, I'm the first to admit it. I daren't even count my collection but I can tell you that it requires a sizeable bookcase all of its own.  I suppose like clothes, something else I am Read more [...]

Beets International

Stained hands, chopping board and wooden spoon again this week as the claret-coloured chenopodium, or beetroot as you may prefer to call it, makes an appearance in the kitchen again.My  love of beetroot Read more [...]

Friday Lush: Whisky Galore

Tonight is Burns Night so the Lush today had to be about whisky, it would be rude really if wasn't. I've mentioned the Scottish Malt Whisky Society before but it's such a great institution, and one Read more [...]

Address to an Edinburgh haggis

Tomorrow as you may know is Burns Night, a night to honour Scotland's Bard Robert Burns.  It's been celebrated in Scotland for over 200 years and originally began when a bunch of Rabbie's friends got Read more [...]