Cooking with friends and gathering to enjoy a meal is what lies at the heart of good food. It is a coming together of good friends, old friends and new friends. This is what Flora Shedden wishes to highlight with her very first cookbook, Gathering, published this month.
It is finally that time of year again! We have compiled some delicious pumpkin spice inspired recipes to get you through the November blues and get you into the *ahem*, Christmas spirit!
Each week, we food lovers here at Owl Eyes will transport you from St Andrews to an exotic destination with the help of some delicious recipes! Pack your bags because this week we’re off to France!
With Thanksgiving looming, this week we’re exploring our favourite American recipes, perfect for this Thursday’s celebrations!
Deadlines coming up? Here are a few homely recipes to help you through!
Autumn Pot Luck: Asian Chicken Salad
For many of us St Andreans, our takeaway coffee (and sly warm pastry to which we succumb several times each week), grabbed en route to an early morning lecture is an essential part of our morning ritual. Done with little thought, and certainly dreary eyed, we often don’t consider the impact that this quotidian purchase can make.
One week after Easter now, if you are looking for a way to make a dent in that Easter chocolate stash, look no further. After all, with all the chocolate going around, you might want to save the good stuff for eating…but what about those pesky mini easter eggs things, the ones that you know don’t even taste that great, but they are there and you casually end up eating a dozen per day? Here is a way to use them up and share them with family and friends.
It’s finally starting to feel like spring here in St. Andrews so it is time to celebrate! Revel in style with Fine Food & Dining Society at Beer & Brats Spring Festival this Friday, April 22nd 1-5 pm in the Main Bar and Garden of the Union. This is a free event with German and Austrian food carts, various kinds of alcohol, outdoor art exhibitions, and live music! On the Roll (bratwurst cart typically found at the top of Butts Wynd) will be there cooking up a storm! Hear all about its founding and wild festival patrons in this interview with the owner Lennart Brüggemann: