Its…..Tapas Time!

This afternoon, after a walk through a sunny but chilly town we popped into Cafe Andaluz on George Street for some tapas and rioja.  Its now winter time and winter time is red wine time! This is one of our favourite places on George Street, it has a great atmosphere and the food is always …

Spooky Treats!

This is coming a bit late but I have eventually got round to uploading up photos onto my PC. I had wanted to bake something spooky and festive for Halloween and I also wanted to make a recipe that I found on the blog of Jason White who was on the Great British Bake off, …

Our daily bread

I do love fresh homemade bread and having made some lovely soup I thought what I needed with it was some fresh bread, straight from the oven…and that's exactly what I did! I used a recipe from the latest Great British Bake Off Cook Book for ‘The Perfect White Loaf. It was pretty straightforward to …

Run Forest Run

I know that this blog is mainly about things I love, but I have signed up to a 5K Run – yes a run –something very much on the ‘Things I don't love’ list. I need to get fit and get moving, so I decided to enter the Edinburgh Great Winter Run.  Not only do …

That’s Amore!!

After a rather lazy start this morning we decided to take a trip into town and treat ourselves to lunch somewhere. We quite often do this and have our favourite spots, though today we decided we needed to try somewhere different.  We eventually decided on Amore Dogs on Hanover Street, having been to it’s sister …

Hoboken Baby!

On my recent holiday to America last month we made an essential stop in New York.  I have been here a lot and it is one of my favourite places to visit – especially for shopping!  On this particular trip we wanted to do things that we hadn’t done before or were a bit different; …

Fluffy Pancakes

I love pancakes.  We are not long back from America and indulged in a decent amount of fluffy pancake eating.  I haven't been feeling too well the last few days, so wakening up to a plate of these on a lazy Sunday morning made me feel better, and brought back happy memories of a great …