#MondayMeals: Polenta Fries With Parmesan Cheese and Truffle

This week we’ve got the lovely folk at Nomad taking over. They recently set up Nomad Pizza as part of the revamped Taste of Buchanan food court at the top of Buchanan Galleries in Glasgow. This Scottish company focus on serving fantastic wood fired pizza and delicious sides. Luckily for us they’ve been nice enough to […]

#MondayMeals: Smokin Bro’s Smoked Pulled Pork with Spicy Ketchup

Smokin Bro’s Smoked Pulled Pork with Spicy Ketchup Smokin’ Bros are a couple of friends from Edinburgh aiming to bring you the most lip-smacking lovely selection of smoked meats. This week the boys share their secret pulled pork recipe with us. Trust us, this ain’t one to miss!   Ingredients Rub 3 tbsp paprika 1 […]

#MondayMeals: Fearne Cotton’s Sri Lankan vegetable curry

Many moons ago, before Rex and Honey came along, Jesse and I went on a far-flung adventure to Sri Lanka. It is such a vibrant country where the people smile from the heart and the food is made with care. On the entire trip, there wasn’t a dish I didn’t love.  This curry is inspired by […]

#MondayMeals: Madeleine Shaw’s Panfried Trout

The sweetness of the apple really goes well with this strong-flavoured fish, but if you can’t find trout fillets you could use salmon instead. Although capers are known to be high in sodium, they add an extra burst of flavour, which is just what fish needs. serves 2 1 cucumber, peeled, halved and cut into ½cm semicircles 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp […]

How I became a cafe owner: Brew Box’s Laura Cameron

Entrepreneur Laura Cameron, 32, set up her own cafe last year…in a Police Box! The Brew Box Coffee Company sells delicious sandwiches and coffees in Glasgow’s Merchant City and has fast become a local favourite. We speak to Laura about the challenges of running a (very) small business.  How did you first come up with […]

Our fave Scottish bakers

Three Sisters Bake  Scottish sisters Nicola, Gillian and Linsey all decided to quit their desk jobs and launch their own cake shop. Five years later they now have two cafes, their own cookbook and even a wedding and catering service. You go girls! This nearly naked salted caramel cake was topped with an assortment of chocolate […]

#MondayMeals: Madeleine Shaw’s Heartwarming Pho

I love pho for supper; it’s a Vietnamese-inspired soup with plenty of heartwarming veg. This is the perfect light meal for a cold night when you’re looking to get loads of vitamins in one hit. Serves 2 1 tbsp coconut oil or butter 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger 100g wild or button mushrooms, chopped in half 450ml chicken stock 1 […]

#MondayMeals: Madeleine Shaw’s Moroccan Stew

There’s nothing quite like a warming stew. It’s no secret that I have a love affair with my slow cooker – I just love the way it transforms even less-popular cuts of meat into restaurant-worthy meals and this beef stew is no exception. If you fancy a change, this works just as well with lamb. New recipe – warming spiced […]

#MondayMeal: Fearne Cotton’s Haddock Burrito Recipe

My last meal on earth would go a little something like this haddock burrito recipe. I love the whole ritual of wrapping up the creamy avocado, punchy salad and beautifully cooked fish, and messily devouring one with big mouthful. Serves 2 Ingredients: For the salsa – 200g cherry tomatoes, finely chopped – 2 spring onions, finely chopped – ½ […]