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Bye, bye gravy – gravy, goodbye?

November 7, 2014 by


Roller Les says ‘aye’ to a pie – again! Bay City Rollers’ front man Les McKeown has confirmed that he will be a judge at the 16th World Scotch Pie Championships which takes place at Dunfermline’s Carnegie Conference Centre next week . Les, the voice of the 70’s supergroup with hits such as Bye Bye […]

Edible Edinburgh food plan served up in Muirhouse

July 3, 2014 by


Local growers, food groups, community gardeners and volunteers fashioned up a feast to celebrate the unveiling of the Edible Edinburgh Sustainable Food City Plan at Muirhouse Community Shop on Pennywell Road yesterday. Developed in consultation with the public, the food plan aims to motivate Edinburgh to develop a healthy and sustainable approach to food, one […]

Staying safe during National Chip Week

February 21, 2014 by


This week sees the 21st annual ‘National Chip Week’ and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) would like everyone to enjoy their chips. Across Scotland, 600 people were injured in around 3,000 cooking related house fires in 2012-13, while over the past four years, 60 per cent of all accidental house fires have involved […]

Foodies Festival continues at Inverleith Park

August 10, 2013 by


The Foodies Festival has returned to Inverleith Park this weekend …  This year’s new features including the Cake & Bake Theatre, Chocolate Theatre and BBQ Arena all went down a storm at the first of eight Foodies Festivals that took place in Brighton last weekend. Top chefs from across Scotland, including Michelin-starred Jeff Bland from The […]

Food for Thought’s sizzling summer programme

July 1, 2013 by


FFT_SIZZLINGSUMMER Hello Here is the Food for Thought Forum’s sizzling summer programme of delicious food activities for you and your family over the summer holidays. Have fun! Anita Aggarwal Senior Development Worker (Health Inequalities) Pilton Community Health Project

A helping hand at North West Foodbank

April 25, 2013 by


With little sign of the recession ending any time soon families are finding it increasingly hard to make ends meet. Wages, for those who do have a job, are not keeping up with rising prices and for those on benefits – well, it’s never been tougher and with more reforms in the pipeline it’s going […]

Time to cook at Community Health Project

April 22, 2013 by


They take healthy eating very seriously at Pilton Community Health Project, but food can be a lot of fun too! Two new free opportunities to brush up your culinary skills are starting at Pilton Community Health Project on Boswall Parkway this week. Bon appetit!