Cat Morley


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Feb

22

V Deep
There's a new hipster curry & beer bar in Leith called V Deep which opened this week and we were keen to try it out. It's owned by comedians Hardeep and Sanjeev and Tom didn't believe I was ta...

21

Saturday
Nathan came through to visit us today and we met up for lunch at Cafe Milk where I had an amazing halloumi and beetroot fritter wrap. We thought it would be fun to go for a few games of pool at Ma...

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Thursday
Still feeling a little woozy from the previous night at the pub, we picked up Ash & Rob and took them to the Secret Herb Garden for tea. Ash had saved us a little pumpkin hat she'd got with he...

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Wednesday
We had lots of leftover ingredients from Pancake Day yesterday so I decided to get experimental and make some chocolate peanut pancakes for breakfast. They were delicious! I'm going to keep an ...

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Tuesday
We were keen to see if we could find a copy of our book in a real life shop, so we headed into town today on the hunt for one. We were so excited when we found two copies in the craft section at B...

16

Book Release Day
Our book Cut Out + Keep: Around The USA In 50 Craft Projects was published in the UK today and we couldn't wait to hear what everyone thinks of it.

15

Sunday
It was really sunny today and warm enough to put the roof down on Fig, so we used the nice weather as an excuse to drive to North Berwick and go for coffee at Steampunk. The baking at Steampunk is...

14

Valentine's Day
It was Valentine's Day today and Tom surprised me with a heart-shaped fried egg and smoked salmon muffin with prosecco for breakfast. He'd also got me an adorable teddy bear, some chocolates, a go...

13

Friday
We took my Nana and Mum to Maison De Moggy today. We were hoping it would be nice and quite because it was a weekday but it was still fully booked. The cats were a lot more relaxed than our first ...

12

Clouds & Soil
We're giving away PIPSTICKS sticker subscriptions on CO+K at the moment and my pack arrived this morning. They're super cute! I got my parents vouchers for afternoon tea at Clouds & Soil for C...

11

Wednesday
Tom's phone broke last week and got to order a replacement. He decided to get his new one with bamboo on the back which looks very CO+K. We went for lunch at Coletti & Co on Lothian Road today...

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Monday
I've been having so much fun mixing up cocktails for CO+K and inventing new recipes but, when Warner Edwards asked if they could recreate my Rhubarb & Ginger Gimlet for a Valentine's photo shoo...

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Sunday
We were up really early this morning, so I made some blueberry and muesli pancakes. I cooked them on our new hot plate, which worked really well meaning all four were ready at the same time.

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Saturday
We had such a huge delivery of gin from Eden Brewery yesterday that the post lady joked she was coming to our house for a drink when she dropped them off. I've been experimenting with the hop gin ...

5

Thursday
We treated ourselves to lunch at Earthy today where I had fritters with an amazing sweet potato salad and Tom had a mushroom & pesto sandwich. We decided to take a drive afterwards and ended u...

3

Tuesday
Tom asked me "when was the last time you baked something that didn't have gin in it" as I brought my latest creation out of the oven. I've been experimenting with Darnley's View Spiced Gin this we...

1

Sunday
We've been taking advantage of free parking Sunday by trying new restaurants around Edinburgh and this week, Tom picked Yocoko Noodle Bar on the North Bridge for lunch. We ordered a boat filled wi...

Jan

27

Tuesday
We've been craving Cuban sandwiches since we saw the movie Chef and Tom decided to make us some for lunch today. They were delicious!

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Kielder Observatory
Tom had been reading about the darkest places in the UK and found out that Kielder Observatory was having a stargazing night. It was a couple of hours drive away from Edinburgh but we booked places...

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Saturday
The weather was finally nice enough to take a drive today, so we headed down to Peebles. We went for cake at Coco Black where there was an amazing selection of treats and the prices were surprisin...

23

Friday
We hadn't visited Marchmont in a while and were surprised to find a new Vietnamese street food restaurant called Saiko Kitchen and couldn't wait to try it for lunch. It had a nice trendy feel so w...

21

Zomato
We met up with Zomato this afternoon for tea and a chat at Eteaket. Laura had recommended their matcha latte and it tasted delicious. Zomato have restaurant reviews, similar to the ones for Google+...

18

Maison de Moggy
Edinburgh's cat cafe, Maison de Moggy opened today and we were lucky enough to book some places and Tom, Ash and I headed along this afternoon. As it was the first day, the cafe was packed and eve...

17

Saturday
I've wanted this awesome pencil jumper ever since spotting Carrie wearing it in The Carrie Diaries and had a saved search for it on eBay. Last week one popped up and I managed to win it for £5 and ...

15

Thursday
We had a voucher to spend on some LEGO at Toys R Us so we ordered the City Museum. It's really cute with little gargoyles on the roof and thieves who steal the artwork. We're always driving past ...