Best Cake in Scotland is right here in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Cuckoo’s Bakery triumphed at the Scottish Baker of the Year Awards 2015, with its Raspberry and White Chocolate Cupcake winning the ‘Best Cake in Scotland’ award for the second year in a row. A customer favourite and best seller, the Raspberry and White Chocolate Cupcake is a vanilla sponge filled with raspberr jam and smothered More...

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By Reader On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
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Get to know your onions…..

Our regular readers will know that we at Edinburgh Community Food are not fans of the co-called ‘superfood’ trend. Rather than asking folk to shell out money on this month’s latest pricey food fad (chia seeds More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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Pop up dining in Holyrood Park

Looking for somewhere new to eat? This May there will be a pop up restaurant in Holyrood Park over one weekend 8-9 May 2015 to allow you to chill out after the General Election. The Holyrood Kitchen pop-up restaurant More...

By Carol Wilkin On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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OX184 – Cowgate’s new craft beer bar and grill

Already a big fan of Holyrood 9A and The Southern to name a few of their independent Scottish bars, I was excited to hear Fuller Thomson had opened a new venue in the Cowgate. OX184 is Edinburgh’s newest bar More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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Foodies returns to Edinburgh this summer

The Foodies Festival Edinburgh event will take place in Inverleith Park in August. This is the 10th anniversary  of the three days of cooking talents showing off what they can do and regional produce. In this More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 19th, 2015
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How to make 2015 extra healthy

 Three Things to Make Your 2015 Extra Healthy! The focus of New Years’ resolutions (now long forgotten) and morning-after ‘never again’s’ the world over, forging a healthier lifestyle More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Savour Festival will be back in July

Savour Festival bills itself as the ultimate foodie fair. Brought to you by Sharon Wilson, the founder of the institution that is Bite magazine, Savour celebrates the best and most innovative Scottish artisan More...

By Carol Wilkin On Friday, April 10th, 2015
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Restaurant review – Las Iguanas

So I have to confess I love Latin American food of all types, from the quick and easy street food through to the really exciting cooking coming out of many new places these days. For me Mexican food is all about More...

By Reader On Friday, March 20th, 2015
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Edinburgh Community Food on why fibre really is good for you!

By Nicola Murray (Student-on-Placement at ECF, Abertay University) So, what is the big deal about dietary fibre? Is it just to keep us regular? In a word, no – it does so much more! Fibre is an important part More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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Sheraton’s One Square launches its own gin

We were invited along to Summerhall Distillery recently to taste the new gin distilled there and which has been specially crafted for One Square at The Sheraton. The invitation said wear warm clothes – but More...