Pumpkin & Butternut Squash Crumble Recipe

Tasting Scotland Recipe
We’ve seen recipes for everything from Raw Pumpkin Pies (yep, raw) to Pumpkin Smoothies this year, but when the weather is as cold as it’s been in Scotland this week (into minus centigrades) you definitely need something hot and delicious to use up those Halloween Pumpkins! The very word ‘crumble’ conjures up feelings of warmth, homeliness and goodness, so why not give this one a go. PUMPKIN & BUTTERNUT SQUASH CRUMBLE INGREDIENTS 100g butter (nice and cold - straight out the fridge, cut into cubes) 150g flour (plain) 5g salt (sea salt is best) 110g ...

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Come and celebrate the who, what, where and when with 5 Scottish Gin Ambassadors this International Gin and Tonic Day!

The Isle of Harris Gin
Today it’s #InternationalGinandTonicDay. What better way to celebrate than by catching up with a few of the local producers of our fave gin brands. Read on to find out their who, what, when and where when it comes to this timeless and really rather delicious refreshment. Remember, he or she who dares gins…..! The Glasgow Gin Fave way to garnish a gin & tonic? Glasgow Gin really shines with a simple lime wedge and most tonic waters! But for something a bit more special a good chunk of fresh pear can really enhance the sherbet flavour and feels a little more ...

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Celebrating World Porridge Day!

It's officially World Porridge Day!   Here's a recipe for a super tasty, super quick hot seasonal fruit and oat based breakfast that I created for pre food tour days! I love that there are so many incredible recipes available that create mouthfuls of delicious, super healthy grain based satisfying meals for anytime of the day. Such versatility is showcased each year at the World Porridge Championships held in Carrbridge in the Highlands which were held here in Scotland at the weekend. This year with it being the official 'Year of Young People' in Scotland there was ...

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Edenmill Lead Chef – Great opportunity

Chef cooking
Full Time Lead Chef Exciting opportunity at the soon to be re-opened Edenmill Farm casual dining Café/Restaurant, Butchery & Soft Play, Blanefield, Glasgow. If you’re wishing that long shifts and working nights could be a thing of the past this may be the perfect job for you. We are looking for an experienced Chef to work straight shifts in daytime hours. Average shift times will vary between the hours of 7.30 am – 6.30 pm. 45 hours per week. Main tasks include: Menu development and delivery of a quality product across daily menus including hot ...

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Celebrate Scotland’s Culinary Heritage

DC Thomson recently released a book featuring some of the best historical recipes from the 1950s, with classic tips and tricks of the era. As we love all things culinary, we thought we’d give it a wee review. Pass It On: Cooking Tips from the 1950s offers an insight into the troubles and tribulations faced by Scottish housewives during the 50s. Whether it was coming up with inventive solutions to cooking with rations or dressing up rather bland vegetables, these housewives found unique ways to overcome a distinct set of challenges. Join us as we take a look back at ...

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Yes Chef! Golden opportunities all around at Edenmill

Delicious bowl of Soup
NEWS:   I'm delighted to announce just a couple of weeks since the launch of the Food Tourism Action Plan for Scotland that the Tasting Scotland Consultancy arm is at full stretch as our founder Brenda Anderson has been contracted to work with the team at Edenmill Cafe, Butchery and Soft Play to provide strategic and operational support on an on-going basis in an exciting re-opening planned towards the end of the year. Situated just 10 miles north of Glasgow, the location on the Balloch to Strathblane section of the famous John Muir Way, the long distance path which ...

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