Food Review – The coffee Trader

This review is from a meal we had at The Coffee Trader, Kilmarnock on Thursday 8th August 2019. Enjoy! Before we get started check out this menu, I wasn’t happy with the photos I took of the menu so I had to take the menu off their website instead so some of the prices may … Continue reading Food Review – The coffee Trader

Cheats Pizza (Two Ways)

You’ll need -  For the dough: 1 cup plain flour 1/3 tsp salt 1tbs baking powder 2ts olive oil 1/3 cup warm water Or 2 cups plain flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup water For the sauce: 1 small onion 1 clove of garlic 1 pepper 800g of chopped tomatoes  3tbs of tomato puree 2tbs … Continue reading Cheats Pizza (Two Ways)

Sleepy Sunny Honey Bear Cookies

These Sleepy Sunny Honey Bear Cookies have an especially magical meaning to them! The recipe comes from the celebration of the summer solstice - the longest day of the year! - using herbs and ingredients to welcome the magical powers of the sun.  It includes lavender buds to make them sleepy, they welcome the summer … Continue reading Sleepy Sunny Honey Bear Cookies

Salt and Chilli Chicken Chow Mein

The official top 5 list of the best Chinese takeaway meals goes as follows: chicken noodle soup, chicken balls with curry sauce, chicken curry, spare ribs, salt and chilli anything and chicken chow mein. I will accept no arguments. While hungry one night, I decided to do some experimenting and tried to make my own … Continue reading Salt and Chilli Chicken Chow Mein

Lentil Soup and Pan Loaf

Lentil soup is one of life's few true joys. Warm, filling and always homely but what makes a truly perfect lentil soup? Well, that’s for you to decide! Below is my recipe for the perfect lentil soup along with some pan made bread to go with it but the most important thing to remember is … Continue reading Lentil Soup and Pan Loaf

Food Review – iCafe (Kilmarnock)

This review is from a meal we had at iCafe, King Street, Kilmarnock on Tuesday 2nd July 2019. Enjoy!  Before we get started check out this menu, I wasn't happy with the photos I took of the menu so I had to take the menu off their website instead so some of the prices may … Continue reading Food Review – iCafe (Kilmarnock)

Food Review – Rock Diner & Aces

This review is from a meal we had at the Rock Diner & Aces, Kilmarnock on Sunday 30th June 2019. Enjoy!  Before we get started check out this menu, I wasn't happy with the photos I took of the menu so I had to take the menu off their Facebook instead so some of the … Continue reading Food Review – Rock Diner & Aces

Food Review – Oceans 11 Bar and Diner

This review is from a meal we had at Oceans 11 on Friday 12th July 2019. Enjoy! Before we get started check out this menu, I wasn't happy with the photos I took of the menu so I had to take the menu off their Facebook instead so some of the prices may be out … Continue reading Food Review – Oceans 11 Bar and Diner

Food Review – Cafe Velvet

This review is from a meal we had at Cafe Velvet on Monday 15th July 2019. Enjoy!  Before we get started check out this menu, I wasn't happy with the photos I took of the menu so I had to take the menu off their Facebook instead, but I've put the photos in so you … Continue reading Food Review – Cafe Velvet

Product Review: Irn Bru Energy vs Coca Cola Energy

Before I do the actual taste tests and tell you what I think, a quick bit about each company/product: Irn Bru, often called Scotland’s other national drink (after Whisky for which Scotland is famous for producing) is a product of A.G. Barr more commonly known as Barr's, and is one of their most popular products, … Continue reading Product Review: Irn Bru Energy vs Coca Cola Energy

Interview with Nicola Caldwell (WG13)

First off, tell me about yourself? And the rest of the core team at WG13? My name is Nicola Caldwell, I am employed by the CVO East Ayrshire as Senior Job Coach with in their Social Enterprise café WG13. CVO East Ayrshire developed the WG13 project as an avenue into employment for those with additional … Continue reading Interview with Nicola Caldwell (WG13)

Interview with Gary Copeland (Pixels Cafe)

First off, tell me about yourselves? I’m Gary Copeland and my Partner is Kieran Morrell. We’ve been best mates for about 6 years now and are both lovers of board games, video games and nerd culture in general. I spent years in Retail working away in places like Gamestation (RIP) and GAME and early last … Continue reading Interview with Gary Copeland (Pixels Cafe)

Interview with Angela McNay (Unity Grill)

So why the name ‘Unity Grill’? I toyed with other names for quite a while but Unity is what we are all about so it felt like that had to be in the name so that people got an idea of what we stood for right away and the whole menu is based around the … Continue reading Interview with Angela McNay (Unity Grill)