Nord, a small Scandinavian inspired kitchen operating out of For Fika Sake, offers delicious small plates perfect for a light, picky lunch shared with friends. With a mix of vegetarian dishes, smoky flavours, fresh fish and the best potato salad I’ve ever eaten, Nord’s menu caters to a wide range of tastes and dietary requirements.
Exclusively available throughout April and May, The Sheraton Grand’s new Alice in Wonderland themed Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is a delightful way to spend an afternoon.
‘Dine with Stuart Muir’ glows out from a wall of giant moss on the approach and we have North Atlantic cod, cauliflower puree, caramelised florets, coconib pesto, candied hazelnut, Jerusalem artichokehigh expectations for the menu. Warm salad of Borders oxtail is delicious with the flavours of very tender oxtail combined with sharp pickled onion and pea puree, flat parsley and the unusual addition of a deep fried crispy Loch Fyne oyster.
Mackie’s of Scotland have secured their first nationwide deal with Asda.
Blind Veterans UK are running a Tarts for Troops campaign in time for 29th June – Armed Forces Day. This summer fundraising event encourages people across the UK to bake tarts and raise money for the troops. A host of celebrities have joined, including Gordon Ramsay, Lorraine Pascale and Phil Vickery. For more information, go to www.tartsfortroops.org.uk
Popcorn brand Corn Again has launched a new Pop Home Kit, designed for impromptu movie nights, or for when friends pop over for a glass of wine.