How to solve a problem like Aberdeen’s dining scene and brunch at Rye & Soda

Why Aberdeen needs to dust itself off and start cooking again

On a chilly November afternoon, a group of bloggers with slivers of magenta-hued salmon, scoops of spiced haddock risotto and deep fried baubles of mac and cheese bites on their plates began to discuss Aberdeen’s dining scene. Every so often wine expert Elias would pepper the conversation with tasting notes for the wines we drank… 

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A Macaron Afternoon Tea, Cocktails and Why I Love My Mam

A Macaron Afternoon Tea, Cocktails and Why I Love My Mam

  Around 12 hours after my Mam and I enjoyed this afternoon tea, we awoke to sunlight peering below the bottom of my bedroom blind and a tinny alarm on an iPhone ringing out 5am. We got dressed, I made a flask of tea and poured myself a tiny amount of coffee then we set… 

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A Year in Review and Top Ten Recipes in 2015

2015 Best Nine from Victoria Sponge Pease Pudding

Above: My top Instagram posts of 2015 2015 was awesome/scary/exciting/disappointing/surprising/all the adjectives. When I first sat down to write this post I couldn’t think of a thing to say, but as my mind wandered over the last 12 months I started to remember all the things I did, places I saw and people whose company… 

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A Year in Review – Highlights, Memories and Tasty Things from 2014

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Happy New Year’s Eve everyone! It genuinely seems like no time and yet all the time in the world since I wrote my last post summing up Victoria Sponge Pease Pudding in 2013. It’s been an amazing year, one of my favourites, full of some real happy memories, excellent trips and holidays and of course… 

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