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Posted at December 12, 2011 by 5 Comments

Geeking out over… Chicken Noodle Soup & Love

This weekend my partner was treated to a selection of puréed foods any baby would be proud of. Vegetables, meat, pastas and accompaniments were all thrown into macaronmistress's borrowed blender and served up with swirls of cream and sprigs of herbs to try to make his weekend of toothache ...

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Posted at December 5, 2011 by 0 Comment

Eating Standing Up: Filming at the Edinburgh German Christmas Market with Cook That!

Last night was an evening of firsts: the first Edinburgh December snow, the first time Georgia tried bratkartoffeln and the first time Total Food Geeks went filming with Cook That!

Posted at December 5, 2011 by 8 Comments

Eating Standing Up: The Rise of the Wasabi Pea

There are two things that I regularly eat whilst I am standing up. The first is something I’ve written about before, in other places, and will happily talk your back legs off about: the macaroni pie. For some, this would be described as a “guilty pleasure”.  For me, I don’t suffer ...

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Posted at December 3, 2011 by 0 Comment

Eating Standing Up: December 2011

We're into our second month and although Total Food Geeks is still in its infancy, we have been bowled over by the response the site has received so far. Thank you to our members, for writing such fascinating and varied pieces, and to our readers, for all your comments, tweets, ...

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Posted at December 2, 2011 by 0 Comment

From The Tree: Chocolate & Chestnut Log

With just one month to Christmas day as of last week, I began contemplating a suitable alternative to Christmas pudding in advance of the festive preparations this year; something rich and a little bit boozy but not too sweet, that bypassed the cinnamon and dried fruit of the usual seasonal ...

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Posted at December 1, 2011 by 1 Comment

From the Tree: Som Tam Thai Salad

This blustery wind, flustery frost and all-round general winteryness has most of Edinburgh craving comfort foods. Sausages, spuds, soups: the stodgier the better. But what if, for a minute, you could transport yourself to a balmy, summer-time island and feast on fresh fruit, fish straight from the sea, and cocktails ...

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Posted at December 1, 2011 by 0 Comment

From the Tree: Interview with Cuckoo’s Bakery

At the bottom of Dundas Street there lies a room so full of magic and cheer that the eyes of adults and children alike are filled with delight from the moment they ...

Category : Interviews,Themed
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Posted at December 1, 2011 by 2 Comments

From The Tree: Recipe Books v Online

The age old (well 10 year) conundrum....good old fashioned recipe books versus the glass-fronted box of infinite knowledge for recipes that deliver perfection. I decided to take this months theme 'from the tree' literally. As a frequent purveyor of recipe books my partner often questions my persistent need to fill our flat ...

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Posted at November 30, 2011 by 0 Comment

Competition: Escape to Italy

As you know, all of us at Total Food Geeks Edinburgh love our food. And at this time of year, the thought of great food with sun and great scenery makes us long for Summer. That's why we're really excited to let our readers know about Flavours of Italy's ...

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Posted at November 29, 2011 by 0 Comment

From the tree: Ten things you didn’t know about Cuckoo’s Bakery

Earlier this month I interviewed Cuckoo's Bakery, here's a little teaser for my upcoming 'From the Tree' post... Ten things you didn't know about Cuckoo's Bakery: Their cupcake menu changes every single day, with all the cupcakes being made that day Any cakes left over from that day go to ...

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