REVIEW – Sicilian Pastry Shop, Albert Street, Leith


Sicilian Pastry Shop – the best in Edinburgh?  We think so. *This is an updated article from the orginal published in March 2009*     Cake heaven Continuing the theme of cake shops in Edinburgh, I regularly visit the Sicilian Pastry Shop in Albert Street, Leith.   It’s at the end of Albert Street near Leith Walk and is a family […]

NEWS – Peter’s Yard to open a second branch in Edinburgh

The rather excellent Peter’s Yard is opening a another branch at the beginning of July in the beautiful Azurean building in the Quartermile development.  This branch will  be transformed to a ‘Savour to Go’, a deli-style cafe where customers can enjoy a range of carefully prepared Peter’s Yard products, including sandwiches, soup, pastries, coffee and ice-cream, […]

REVIEW – Patisserie Jacob, Gorgie


Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

Gorgie is perhaps best known at the moment for its football team, Heart of Midlothian, but is slowly welcoming people from all over town to Gorgie’s finest patisserie – Jacob.  Locals are well aware of this hidden gem, but I am happy to make the 4.1 mile journey from my home to experience the food […]

REVIEW – Mason’s Bakery, Newhaven

  Edinburgh Institution James Mason and son’s bakery on Starbank Road in an old Edinburgh insitution which is still extremely popular with residents and local businesses alike. They sell everything you can think of related to the bakery world, but the highlight for me is their bran scones and mince pies.   This visit, I got […]