Sunday, April 8, 2012

Loving Edinburgh

Parsnip and Nutmeg Soup with divine breads
It really doesn’t matter whether it’s a rare heatwave (yeah, I got to experience one for the first time in years) or freezing with sleet and snow, for Edinburgh is truly a beautiful city.  The weather has settled into how I usually remember it – overcast, sometimes drizzle and just nudging double figures in temperature.  It doesn’t stop us. We are out every day, walking practically everywhere.

Flat whites with dark chocolate squares 

I could hardly wait to hit Peter’s Yard for a takeout flat white and cardamom bun.  There is something about the cafe's setting on Middle Meadow Walk; the modern architecture contrasting with, but not outdoing, the old; the lightness of air inside; and of course the food, that makes it hard for me to pass by.

I don’t feel guilty that I devoured the spicy bun before I left the shop, just explaining why there’s no photo.  As compensation, here's some snapshots of what we've eaten there on our visits so far.

Lemon Meringue Pie and Blueberry Pastry

Exterior, Peter's Yard


  1. Enjoy your trip Lesley, I still haven't visited Edinburgh

  2. Welcome back Lesley, look forward to your posts and catching up.