Melanie's Food Adventures

22/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Sweetcorn, Chipotle & Lime Soup

I fell in love with this soup as soon as I spotted the recipe online. A smoky, spicy soup with sweetcorn and lime…. I was in heaven! The fact it was a recipe from the fabulously talented Yotam Ottolenghi had … Continue reading

17/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Taste of Grampian 2015

It’s hard to believe that I’m writing my first anniversary blog, so it seems fitting that the subject of this post should be the same as my first one, Taste of Grampian. This is my third visit to the event, … Continue reading

09/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Social and Cocktail Night

I was recently contacted by Social and Cocktail, a Scottish company who offer tailored cocktail packages in the comfort of your own home. How could I resist the offer of reviewing such an exciting idea? I got some friends together the … Continue reading

05/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Homemade Alfajores

I have a bad habit of picking up foodie items I look the like of, despite not really knowing what I’m going to use them for, just because I know I *need* to buy them! Hey Boo Coconut Caramel Sauce was one … Continue reading

04/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Fudgy Walnut Cake

Oh man, is this a cake!! Deliciously light and full of walnuts and fudge which would be perfect for an alternative birthday cake or for afternoon tea….. or having with a cuppa late at night just because you can 😉 As … Continue reading

04/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Friands for Friends

  Oh my…. I think I’ve just found my most favourite thing to bake! Perfectly sized, moist and full of flavour, these little cakes will make their way onto your “favourites” list almost as soon as you’ve made your first batch! I … Continue reading

04/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Crème Egg Brownies

Happy Easter!! I made these last year for family and they absolutely adored them so I’m making them again this year (and probably for many years to come!). There’s not much to love with these to be honest, a chocolatey … Continue reading

04/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Time for Teabag Biscuits Infused with Moroccan Mint

I recently came across a rather fantastic cookie cutter seller on Etsy called Sweet Savanna Cookies. Alex is truly amazing and can custom-make cookie cutters as well as having a fantastic range of cutters ready to buy. Initially, I wasn’t sure about purchasing items all … Continue reading

04/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Ox and Finch Review

I had to write a full blog post for my recent visit to Ox and Finch as I didn’t think a couple of pictures and a few words on Facebook could justify just how fantastic an experience it was. Opening a … Continue reading

03/06/2015
by Melanie McEwan
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Heavenly Homemade Bounty Bars

    Forget everything you know about Bounty Bars! I guarantee that you won’t want to buy a shop bought one ever again after making these bad boys! Super moist inside, these little bars of paradise will quickly become a … Continue reading

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