Archive for October, 2012

Edinburgh Farmers Market

A finalist in the BBC Food and Farming award in 2012, this market nestles below Edinburgh Castle which towers above it on a volcanic outcrop. It is filled to the brim with local Scottish produce to keep you eating from breakfast to dinner. From Scottish porridge oats to shellfish, venison and buffalo, our shopping basket was heavy with a varied
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A Tale Of Two Cities

On a recent trip to Edinburgh my sons showed scant interest in our Michelin star lunch; even less in eating haggis. Their sights were firmly set on a deep fried mars bar which, they assured me, was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. More likely to shorten one’s lifetime, I thought. As luck would have it, we found a chippie two doors down
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