Drink Review: Maison No. 9

Post Malone, first really came to my attention after the release of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, when I, like most of the population got absolutely obsessed with 'Sunflower' a track he released with rapper Swae Lee for the movie's soundtrack. Since then I've kept my eye on the artist, and so in May 2020 when … Continue reading Drink Review: Maison No. 9

Drink Review: Kylie Minogue Rosé

When you think of Kylie Minogue your first thought probably isn't high quality but affordable wine. Instead you'll probably either think of her decade spanning pop career or her acting roles, most notably as Charlene Robinson, on the long running Australian soap opera, Neighbours or to my mind, as Astrid Peth, in the Doctor Who … Continue reading Drink Review: Kylie Minogue Rosé

Drink Review: Arran 10 Year

So the Arran 10 Year is a single malt whisky made by the Arran Distillery, which is located in Lochranza, on the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. Lochranza, was celebrated in verse by Sir Walter Scott, the Scottish Poet, Novelist and playright. On fair Lochranza streamed the early day,Thin wreaths of … Continue reading Drink Review: Arran 10 Year

Drink Review: Maker’s Mark

Maker's Mark is a small-batch 90 U.S. proof bourbon whisky produced in a distillery in Loretto, Kentucky by Beam Suntory, an American multinational drinks company. Interestingly enough despite being an American company Maker's Mark spells Whisky on the bottle without the extra e, which goes against the typical naming conventions for America who notably like … Continue reading Drink Review: Maker’s Mark

Food Review: Gousto Box

First off, each of the meals was prepared by the very talented Tori B Bearly, and you can see more of their cooking exploits by checking out The Sad Girls Cookbook. Much like with HelloFresh, which I've reviewed previously and you can check out here and here, I had seen Gousto advertised for a few … Continue reading Food Review: Gousto Box

Food Review: HelloFresh Box (2)

First off, each of the meals was prepared by the very talented Tori B Bearly, and you can see more of their cooking exploits by checking out The Sad Girls Cookbook. I won't go in to too much detail about the box overall this time, if you want that breakdown, check out my review of … Continue reading Food Review: HelloFresh Box (2)

Whisky Basics

So full disclosure I am by no means an expert on whisky, it just happens to be a passion of mine, and this is more or less just an excuse to stretch my fairly limited by nonetheless enthusiastically gained knowledge on the subject. I also want to add that even among actual experts, the field … Continue reading Whisky Basics

Food Review: Sneak Energy (Various Flavours)

So I started seeing adverts for Sneak Energy about a year ago, no doubt because of the wide variety of energy drink reviews I’ve done on this site. But Sneak Energy looked really interesting, it was founded by Jonny Teeling in 2018, with the intention of creating a unique and healthy energy drink specifically targeted … Continue reading Food Review: Sneak Energy (Various Flavours)

Ultimate Brownies

The perfect brownie is a touchy subject. Some like them gooey, some prefer cakey and some prefer dense heavy brownies. After much experimentation, and years of taste testing I’ve perfected the ever sought brownie recipe and the secret is marshmallows! The addition of some mini marshmallows makes the brownies soft but not crumbly, gooey but … Continue reading Ultimate Brownies

Restaurant Review – The Wynd Coffee Shop

This review is from a meal we had at The Wynd Coffee Shop, on College Wynd, Kilmarnock on Monday 8th November 2021. Enjoy! Main - Lentil soupThomas: So I wasn't really aware I do this until recently but I subconsciously compare every Lentil Soup to my mums homemade one. This is perhaps the closest to … Continue reading Restaurant Review – The Wynd Coffee Shop

Restaurant Review – Mamita’s Coffee House

This review is from a meal we had at Mamita's Coffee House, on Bank Street, Kilmarnock on Sunday 6th November 2021. Enjoy! Main -Cheddar, Mozzarella and Sun-dried Tomato Toastie (with a Side of Chicken & Rice Soup)Always a fan of Sun-dried tomatoes I knew I was getting it as soon as I saw it on … Continue reading Restaurant Review – Mamita’s Coffee House

Restaurant Review – Goldberry Bar & Kitchen

This review is from a meal we had at The Goldberry Bar & Kitchen, on Bank Street, Kilmarnock on Wednesday 3rd November 2021. Enjoy! Starters - Sweet Potato SoupThomas: So the Sweet Potato Soup was so tasty, it was creamy and savoury and had a subtle depth and sweetness that was so delectable. I love … Continue reading Restaurant Review – Goldberry Bar & Kitchen

Restaurant Review – Cafe Koko

So the initial review of Cafe Koko, on Nelson Street, Kilmarnock was on Wednesday 18th September 2019. Unfortunately when we arrived it was due to close so on our first visit we were only able to order coffee and cake. However, we dropped in on Monday 1st November 2021 and you can check out what … Continue reading Restaurant Review – Cafe Koko

Restaurant Review – Courtyard Cafe

This review is from a meal we had at the Courtyard Cafe, on King Street, Kilmarnock on Thursday 28th October 2021. Enjoy! So we frequented this spot previously under its former management, when it was called iCafe, and you can read a review of that property here. We always enjoyed ourselves there and it seems … Continue reading Restaurant Review – Courtyard Cafe

Restaurant Review – The Peach Garden

This review is from a meal we had at The Peach Garden, on Renfrew Street, Glasgow on Tuesday 26th October 2021. Enjoy! So we visited The Peach Garden for the first time on the 23rd October 2021 when me, Tori and our contributor Jenna went up to Glasgow to see Venom: Let There Be Carnage … Continue reading Restaurant Review – The Peach Garden