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Restaurant Review: Harajuku Kitchen – a taste of Japan in Bruntsfield

Situated on Gillespie Place, just off the Meadows in Bruntsfield, Harajuku Kitchen is a small, authentic restaurant which aims to provide Edinburgh with entirely traditional Japanese cuisine. Harajuku Kitchen prides itself on the history of its traditional Japanese cuisine, serving dishes from recipes that have been passed down through three generations. The chef-patron, Kaori Simpson, […]

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Introducing Buddha Bowls – the latest foodie trend

Hopping onto the health food craze that has been circulating social media- Buddha bowls- has been a delicious adventure. Sadly, I could find no deep and meaningful philosophical influence behind these colourful creations. Instead the name “Buddha bowl” comes from the idea that these bowls are meant to be so jammed packed full of food […]

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First impressions: Thai Taste curry kits

Whether you’re a person less gifted in the culinary department and looking to impress that special someone, or an on-the-go student who simply does not have the time to cook, Thai Taste Curry Kits are the ideal solution to all your cuisine needs. From packet to table in just 15 minutes, you will be able […]

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Restaurant review: The Voyage of Buck

Situated on the cobbled William’s Street, ‘The Voyage of Buck’ is a newly opened bar and restaurant from The Big Red Tea-pot company, who also run The Blackbird, Treacle and Hamilton’s. As soon as you step foot inside this restaurant you will be transported back to the glamorous jazz age of the 1920s, the atmosphere […]

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Lifestyle Wellbeing

Georgia reflects on her first experience of yoga

Yoga, a practice I feel has become incredibly fashionable in today’s age, is the discipline of breath control, meditation and enactment of specific bodily postures. Due to the surreptitious nature of its teaching and sacred writings, the exact origin of yoga is unknown, however, most people seem to agree that it originated in India. The […]

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Recipes

Chicken Pot Pie

Now that your store cupboards are fully stocked and readily primed for your future culinary creations, here is a recipe to get you started: the humble chicken pot-pie. Inspired by the recent pastry week on Bake Off, this all in one pie is super easy to make and if your cupboards are stocked you won’t […]

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Winter Warmer Recipes: a traditional Lancashire hot pot

Being a proud Lancastrian I thought it would be sacrilege if I didn’t share this comfort-food classic that resides at the heart of every Northern soul – even our rivals on the east could not turn down this hearty, wholesome classic. Arguably one of the greatest stews in the world and at the very least […]