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HELLO…

Hello! If you’re new to MyMonkfish thanks for coming to have a sneaky peak at our foodie ‘tails’. Today Ms Monkfish is appearing on BBC Radio Scotland’s Kitchen Cafe talking about the infuence of food blogging. Tune in at 1:15pm. If you miss(ed) the show then please visit the BBC iplayer for a ‘listen again’ chance.

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2012….THE YEAR OF THE MONKFISH…

Well OK, it’s not ‘strictly’ the year of the Monkfish.  In fact if you’re a follower of the Chinese New Year you’ll probably already know that this year is the Year of the Dragon…however, here at Monkfish Towers we are declaring 2012 the monkfish year. Continue reading

EWAN McGREGOR IN CHEF’S WHITES?

ewan mcgregor perfect sense scotland food edinburgh restaurantsI love food and I heart Ewan, makes perfect sense to me….
Now then, let me see….when Sigma Films contacted Monkfish Castle to see if the monkfish would be interested in watching the new Ewan McGregor film ‘Perfect Sense’ partly based in Glasgow I had to confirm a few things first…

I love food (urm, yes!)
I love Glasgow (West can sometimes be best?!)
and I HEART Ewan McGregor

So far so good.  Three strikes, excellent start.  The film is directed by David Mackenzie (Young Adam, Hallam Foe) and McGregor plays opposite Eva Green as the head chef of a Glaswegian restaurant. The film sees Ewan reteam with ‘spud’ from trainspotting.  Exactly how many foodie reasons do you need to see this film? On general release from next Friday (October 4th), go see 🙂

MARTIN WISHART, THE HONOURS, EDINBURGH

Exceedingly.  Good.
Martin Wishart has pulled a blinder.   Brasserie style food at brasserie style prices delivered in French brasserie style surroundings, are we in Edinburgh?!  Yes we are. Welcome to The Honours, the newbie in town where Mr Wishart brings his ‘fine dining’ influences to this stunning new venture with chef Paul Tamburrini at the helm.

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ME, MYMONKFISH, AND A PORTION OF OLIVE….

Fabulous news bloggers!  ‘MyMonkfish.com’ has reached the higher echelons of a little known glossy monthly food publication known as BBC OLIVE magazine!  Super exciting news for me and my edible ramblings!  When my June 2011 subscribers issue arrived last Tuesday I put it to one side as I had a previous engagement that evening…… Continue reading