All posts tagged: salmon

A Wee Brunch at Mac and Wild

What The Wild Brunch Club at Mac and Wild Where Mac & Wild 65 Great Titchfield Street, London, W1W 7PS Experience I bloody love brunch. It’s my favourite meal of the day, especially when it’s acceptable for a tipple. My dear friend Lex is totally behind me with this, so I thought it appropriate to invite her to join me on my Mac and Wild Brunch Club experience last week. Mac and Wild, known for the award winning veni-moo burger, launched the brand new Wild Brunch Club a couple of weeks ago where diners can enjoy a range of Scottish brunch dishes and foraged cocktails. It was 1pm when I arrived and having eaten breakfast earlier I really could have plumped for a veni-moo, but as the burger was nowhere in sight, I was happy to settle for a version of smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, a dish I gave up a while ago in favour of avocado on toast. Lex opted for the Scottish breakfast, which consisted of haggis, tattie scones and lorne sausage …

An evening of Canadian inspired food

Three months ago I cooked Pancakes with Blueberries and Maple Syrup for breakfast. I wrote a post and the day after I was contacted by Nim from the Canadian Tourism Commission inviting me to an event that she was planning at L’Atelier des Chefs where food bloggers and writers could cook a few dishes using Canadian ingredients or inspired ingredients. This line of the email particularly got me ‘maybe you haven’t really thought before about Canadian foods or the culinary scene in this vast country so hopefully it would be an opportunity to find out more.’ She was right, I certainly had never thought about what constitutes as Candian cuisine – except obviously for maple syrup and I really did want to find out more. I wasn’t sure what to expect, partly because I had never been to L’Atelier des Chefs and party because I had no idea what foods we’d be cooking… although I was pretty sure that pancakes and maple syrup would be involved. The evening started with a range of freshly prepared …