Helensburgh is rapidly becoming a foodie destination and has many award-winning restaurants offering dishes from a variety of different countries. Today, I joined some friends at one of the newest: The Picture House in James Street, which has a mostly Tex-Mex menu. Continue reading
Anyone who watched the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on 23 July 2014 was left in no doubt whatsoever that the host nation was Scotland! I do wonder, however, what people from overseas made of the dancing tea cakes, while Scots all over the world were salivating at the very thought of these old favourites. Did you even get the reference?
Brian is my wee brother and, growing up, it was a family tradition to have these scrummy truffles on his birthday – 13 July. The recipe came from an old neighbour and is so simple and great fun to make with the wains as it can get awfy messy! Continue reading
You may have already noticed that I have a very sweet tooth – the curse of the Scots! What other nation would bring you such delights as deep fried Mars bars, tablet, macaroon bars, snowballs, Edinburgh Rock… My mouth is watering as I type! Continue reading