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Edinburgh Mosque Kitchen

A Love/Love Relationship.

Following my appetite, I wander the High Street. A few of us file through the doors of The Edinburgh Mosque Kitchen, and straightaway, there’s a wall of olfactory goodness: braised vegetables, dahl, marsala rice, fresh naan bread.

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Umi, Oh My!

It’s hard to say which is best: the quirky interior of new Stockbridge restaurant Umi, the incredibly friendly and down-to-earth staff, or the exquisite Japanese food.

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Franco Manca – Pizza Perfect

Franco Manca, home of sourdough pizza, has been open in Edinburgh barely two weeks, yet on a rainy Tuesday lunchtime, half hidden by scaffolding, it already feels right at home.

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September Charms

Well, folks, as the daylight shortens, sadly it is almost the end of the growing season for us in the Lothians. I hope you have already planted any new acquisitions as they need these a couple of months to develop strong roots before winter sets in.

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