Recipes

Blood Orange Marmalade Recipe

March 29, 2024

Blood oranges are much sweeter than Seville or normal oranges, so this is a sugar rush but it’s easy to make and doesn’t require two […]

Artichoke Recipe

February 2, 2024

Set aside a bowl of cold water and a lemon cut in half to soak the artichokes while you are working to stop them discolouring. […]

Pastone Al Capra

December 21, 2023

No 1 daughter’s favourite savoury pie.  It can be eaten hot or cold.   SERVES 6  300g fresh ricotta or young goats curd  100g grated Parmigiano […]

Nonna G’s Mince Pies

December 8, 2023

Nonnas pastry made with self raising flour makes the mince pies very crumbly.  If you don’t want to make them at home the team at […]

Carina’s Christmas Cake

November 13, 2020

I’m sharing my Christmas Cake recipe. Make it anytime in November and it will be perfect for Christmas. If you make this and share a […]

Carina in print – Scots Magazine February 2020

January 21, 2020

In print in the February issue of Scots Magazine Valentines Day needs to be renamed Friendship February. Keeping a good thing for just one day […]

Eat, drink, be merry, be kind and REST!

December 18, 2019

When your thirteen year old says Christmas has come really quick this year (and her own birthday is on Christmas Day) you know you’re getting […]

Carina in Print – Scots Mag November 2019

November 5, 2019

Scots Magazine in print November 2019 I love traditions, especially when they revolve around food. They can be historical like Christmas pudding or homemade like […]

Carina in print – October Scots Magazine

September 25, 2019

Available in shops now – Grab your copy today! I’m a sucker for shellfish. Mussels, lobsters, prawns, clams, scallops if they ever appear on a […]

Contini Bake Off

August 29, 2019

Scotland’s best home bakers set to rise to the challenge – PRESS RELEASE 29th August 2019   The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant in Edinburgh has […]

CARINA IN PRINT – AUGUST SCOTS MAGAZINE

August 14, 2019

In print August 2019 – grab your copy today Crazy season in Edinburgh has arrived. After our summer holiday in July we’re all back fighting […]

Carina in print – Scotsman June 2019

June 10, 2019

Carina Contini for Scotsman 8th June 2019 June is one of my favourite months. In advance I’ll apologise to all my children’s school teachers as […]

Blood Orange Marmalade Recipe

March 29, 2024

Blood oranges are much sweeter than Seville or normal oranges, so this is a sugar rush but it’s easy to make and doesn’t require two […]

Artichoke Recipe

February 2, 2024

Set aside a bowl of cold water and a lemon cut in half to soak the artichokes while you are working to stop them discolouring. […]

Pastone Al Capra

December 21, 2023

No 1 daughter’s favourite savoury pie.  It can be eaten hot or cold.   SERVES 6  300g fresh ricotta or young goats curd  100g grated Parmigiano […]

Nonna G’s Mince Pies

December 8, 2023

Nonnas pastry made with self raising flour makes the mince pies very crumbly.  If you don’t want to make them at home the team at […]

Carina’s Christmas Cake

November 13, 2020

I’m sharing my Christmas Cake recipe. Make it anytime in November and it will be perfect for Christmas. If you make this and share a […]

Carina in print – Scots Magazine February 2020

January 21, 2020

In print in the February issue of Scots Magazine Valentines Day needs to be renamed Friendship February. Keeping a good thing for just one day […]

Eat, drink, be merry, be kind and REST!

December 18, 2019

When your thirteen year old says Christmas has come really quick this year (and her own birthday is on Christmas Day) you know you’re getting […]

Carina in Print – Scots Mag November 2019

November 5, 2019

Scots Magazine in print November 2019 I love traditions, especially when they revolve around food. They can be historical like Christmas pudding or homemade like […]

Carina in print – October Scots Magazine

September 25, 2019

Available in shops now – Grab your copy today! I’m a sucker for shellfish. Mussels, lobsters, prawns, clams, scallops if they ever appear on a […]

Contini Bake Off

August 29, 2019

Scotland’s best home bakers set to rise to the challenge – PRESS RELEASE 29th August 2019   The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant in Edinburgh has […]

CARINA IN PRINT – AUGUST SCOTS MAGAZINE

August 14, 2019

In print August 2019 – grab your copy today Crazy season in Edinburgh has arrived. After our summer holiday in July we’re all back fighting […]

Carina in print – Scotsman June 2019

June 10, 2019

Carina Contini for Scotsman 8th June 2019 June is one of my favourite months. In advance I’ll apologise to all my children’s school teachers as […]

Blood Orange Marmalade Recipe

March 29, 2024

Blood oranges are much sweeter than Seville or normal oranges, so this is a sugar rush but it’s easy to make and doesn’t require two […]

Artichoke Recipe

February 2, 2024

Set aside a bowl of cold water and a lemon cut in half to soak the artichokes while you are working to stop them discolouring. […]

Pastone Al Capra

December 21, 2023

No 1 daughter’s favourite savoury pie.  It can be eaten hot or cold.   SERVES 6  300g fresh ricotta or young goats curd  100g grated Parmigiano […]

Nonna G’s Mince Pies

December 8, 2023

Nonnas pastry made with self raising flour makes the mince pies very crumbly.  If you don’t want to make them at home the team at […]

Carina’s Christmas Cake

November 13, 2020

I’m sharing my Christmas Cake recipe. Make it anytime in November and it will be perfect for Christmas. If you make this and share a […]

Carina in print – Scots Magazine February 2020

January 21, 2020

In print in the February issue of Scots Magazine Valentines Day needs to be renamed Friendship February. Keeping a good thing for just one day […]

Eat, drink, be merry, be kind and REST!

December 18, 2019

When your thirteen year old says Christmas has come really quick this year (and her own birthday is on Christmas Day) you know you’re getting […]

Carina in Print – Scots Mag November 2019

November 5, 2019

Scots Magazine in print November 2019 I love traditions, especially when they revolve around food. They can be historical like Christmas pudding or homemade like […]

Carina in print – October Scots Magazine

September 25, 2019

Available in shops now – Grab your copy today! I’m a sucker for shellfish. Mussels, lobsters, prawns, clams, scallops if they ever appear on a […]

Contini Bake Off

August 29, 2019

Scotland’s best home bakers set to rise to the challenge – PRESS RELEASE 29th August 2019   The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant in Edinburgh has […]

CARINA IN PRINT – AUGUST SCOTS MAGAZINE

August 14, 2019

In print August 2019 – grab your copy today Crazy season in Edinburgh has arrived. After our summer holiday in July we’re all back fighting […]

Carina in print – Scotsman June 2019

June 10, 2019

Carina Contini for Scotsman 8th June 2019 June is one of my favourite months. In advance I’ll apologise to all my children’s school teachers as […]