Orange Blossom Oolong Shortbread

Last week on the Great British Bake Off it was Biscuit week, and Earl Grey seemed to be the flavour du jour.  I love my teas, but I’ve never really been a fan of Earl Grey.  I liked the idea of a tea based shortbread and came up with the idea of using Orange Blossom…

The Secret Herb Garden

Up on Old Pentland Road, Midlothian near the Ski Slope you will find the Secret Herb Garden.  For the last few weeks I’ve been following the progress updates on Twitter of this new venture and was keen to pay it a visit! The Secret Herb Garden opened its doors to the public on the 1st…

Cuckoo’s Bakery

On our way back from the Stockbridge market on Sunday, I had built up a bit of a thirst, and since it was a lovely cold, crisp day I thought it would be really nice to cuddle a cup of something hot in a nice cafe somewhere (oh the old romantic in me!).  Every time…