#soberskinnybitch

It’s week two of January. Undoubtedly the worst month of the year. I had 11 days off over Christmas (the true perk of working on a monthly publication) and the first seven days of the year slipped by without too much pain, but week two has cracked me in the jaw as hard as Mohammed […]

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An unwilling chef

So after the last few weeks of panic at the imminent end of life at Leiths, I’m feeling a sense of calm sweeping over me as we head towards the closing stages of the course. Granted, knowing me it will be temporary and this time next week I will be in full scale meltdown at […]

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And so this is Christmas…

Firstly I must apologise for my lack of posting recently. Christmas happened. In a blur and a flurry of preparation- it happened, days merging into one as canapés, peeling, chopping, whisking, baking were all ticked off the unconquerable list, until at last, it was indeed conquered. What a mountain Christmas can be! This is my […]

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Sir Charles Napier

As  part of my continuing culinary education, and due to a complete and incurable addiction to food, I have taken it upon myself to visit as many fantastic restaurants as I possibly can. Today is my Dads birthday, and last night we took him out for a birthday meal, at somewhere a little more special […]

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Artichoke

It is with mixed feelings that I write this review. Having stumbled upon this little gem by chance 18 months ago, I sort of want to keep its hidden secret to myself, but that would be selfish so I am forced to pour my foodie heart out to you all and beg you to visit as […]

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