Scotland

Mother’s Day

February 27, 2024

MOTHER’S DAY AT CONTINI RESTAURANTS Mum’s the World – Sunday 10th March. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, mum’s the word – and it’s […]

Proudly Celebrating National Family Business Day

September 23, 2019

Proud to celebrate National Family Business Day 2019 Victor and I are third generation Italian Scots. Our grandparents were great friends and lived very close […]

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight at Cannonball House

August 29, 2019

SCOTTISH FOOD & DRINK FORTNIGHT The Fortnight takes place between 31 August and 15thSeptember and this year we will be celebrating 10 years of the […]

Victor’s Bees – winter update

January 15, 2019

Victor’s Bees – winter update by Margaret Forrest, Beekeeper 2018 was an amazing year for Victor’s bees at Modern One and the Kitchen Garden at […]

Brexprest

October 8, 2018

I’ve spent years of my almost 50 worrying about things that will never happen. Maybe menopause has brought the wisdom that I’ve been seeking and […]

Erringtons Victory

September 6, 2018

Victory for injustice but at what price. Firstly we are all so relieved that our dear friends the Erringtons have won their fight to clear […]

Carina in print – Daily Record

March 19, 2018

Carina writes a weekly cake column for the Daily Record. Buy it every Monday or check our blog for the recipe. In addition you can […]

Would you be embarrassed to ask a restaurant for a doggy bag?

March 15, 2018

Delighted to be featured in Cate Devine’s Herald piece about food waste and doggy bags. Online article 14th March 2018 ARE you still too embarrassed […]

Hogmanay Party Show-Stopper – Cook Carina’s Festive Trifle

December 19, 2017

Scotland has one special claim to fame at this time of year and that’s Hogmanay. Therestaurants are open on 31 December and Victor will always […]

Scottish Veg Summit 24th October

October 24, 2017

Carina was delighted to be invited to be on the panel for The Scottish Veg Summit held at The Royal Botanics in Edinburgh on 24th […]

A Spectacular Christmas at The Scottish Cafe

October 24, 2017

Get into the Christmas spirit with The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant   “A spectacular Christmas for the whole family.We all had a fantastic time and […]

Best Ways to Cook Scottish Lamb

October 10, 2017

Carina is featured in today’s The List Magazine’s article together with Tom Kitchin, Dominic Jack and Fred Berkmiller. They have all shared their favourite Scotch […]

Mother’s Day

February 27, 2024

MOTHER’S DAY AT CONTINI RESTAURANTS Mum’s the World – Sunday 10th March. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, mum’s the word – and it’s […]

Proudly Celebrating National Family Business Day

September 23, 2019

Proud to celebrate National Family Business Day 2019 Victor and I are third generation Italian Scots. Our grandparents were great friends and lived very close […]

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight at Cannonball House

August 29, 2019

SCOTTISH FOOD & DRINK FORTNIGHT The Fortnight takes place between 31 August and 15thSeptember and this year we will be celebrating 10 years of the […]

Victor’s Bees – winter update

January 15, 2019

Victor’s Bees – winter update by Margaret Forrest, Beekeeper 2018 was an amazing year for Victor’s bees at Modern One and the Kitchen Garden at […]

Brexprest

October 8, 2018

I’ve spent years of my almost 50 worrying about things that will never happen. Maybe menopause has brought the wisdom that I’ve been seeking and […]

Erringtons Victory

September 6, 2018

Victory for injustice but at what price. Firstly we are all so relieved that our dear friends the Erringtons have won their fight to clear […]

Carina in print – Daily Record

March 19, 2018

Carina writes a weekly cake column for the Daily Record. Buy it every Monday or check our blog for the recipe. In addition you can […]

Would you be embarrassed to ask a restaurant for a doggy bag?

March 15, 2018

Delighted to be featured in Cate Devine’s Herald piece about food waste and doggy bags. Online article 14th March 2018 ARE you still too embarrassed […]

Hogmanay Party Show-Stopper – Cook Carina’s Festive Trifle

December 19, 2017

Scotland has one special claim to fame at this time of year and that’s Hogmanay. Therestaurants are open on 31 December and Victor will always […]

A Spectacular Christmas at The Scottish Cafe

October 24, 2017

Get into the Christmas spirit with The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant   “A spectacular Christmas for the whole family.We all had a fantastic time and […]

Scottish Veg Summit 24th October

October 24, 2017

Carina was delighted to be invited to be on the panel for The Scottish Veg Summit held at The Royal Botanics in Edinburgh on 24th […]

Best Ways to Cook Scottish Lamb

October 10, 2017

Carina is featured in today’s The List Magazine’s article together with Tom Kitchin, Dominic Jack and Fred Berkmiller. They have all shared their favourite Scotch […]

Celebrating Edinburgh Farmers’ Market’s 15th Anniversary

June 25, 2015

What a fabulous day we had celebrating Edinburgh Farmers’ Market‘s 15th Anniversary. Huge congratulations to Edinburgh Farmers’ Market as well as Essential Edinburgh for such […]

Carina joins fabulous line up at The Borders Book Festival

June 10, 2015

On Saturday 13th June, Carina is joining an exciting line up of highly respected ladies within the food & hospitalityindustry. In the Eat Your Words […]

Time to thrive – Wild Garlic

February 10, 2015

“Spent the morning clearing the woodland edge here at The Scottish Kitchen Garden – now ready for emerging wild garlic to thrive.” – Kerry, Scottish […]

Celebrating Year of Food & Drink Scotland 2015

February 7, 2015

At The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant we are so proud to celebrate our local artisan suppliers every single day of the year. This year-Year of […]