Confessions of a Foodie: Review of Al’fez Moroccan Cuisine Sumac for Real Foods, Edinburgh

Exotic Sumac Sorbet

Recipe:  Exotic Sumac Sorbet – No Ice Cream Maker Required!! (vegan, gluten free) Confession number 1:  Foodies LOVE shopping for ingredients; on-line doesn’t do it for us – we need to touch, see, smell, compare.  Luckily in Edinburgh we have an array of specialty shops, markets and independent retailers to choose from.  One of my … Read more…

A wet wander around Tollcross = A KITCHEN DAY!!

Great ingredients - Great Inspiration - Great Results!!

Recipes: Chocolate Chia Mousse; Zingy Thai Broccoli Soup, Thai Udon Noodles I had my Thursday all planned out.  Leave the house at 9am to catch a bus to Murrayfield to help weed that section of the Water of Leith; head back into town to do some specialty food shopping; get home in time for my … Read more…

Getting Juicy with ‘Twist & Sprout’ – a guided, supported 7 day juice feast

Recipe for Juicing Success

Earlier this year I was sitting on a plane when I noticed across the aisle, a man a few rows ahead of me was watching a movie on his laptop.  From what I could see the movie was a documentary about health and fitness (my weakness!!) but the animation made it look like it was … Read more…

Make that New Year’s Resolution last a lifetime: Small changes make a BIG difference

Salmon Cakes

Recipe:  Suzy’s Superfood Salmon Cakes Diet and exercise are always at the top of most New Year’s resolution lists and rightly so.  But maybe where we all go wrong is focusing too much on weight loss.  Size isn’t always the best motivator – I found that I only made permanent progress when I put my … Read more…