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BABA Edinburgh

Last weekend I visited Edinburgh for the first time in years and ended up visiting BABA for a quick lunch. I'm such a fan of Mezze dining, being able to pick and choose different dishes without the fear of busting your gut at the end of the meal!

Another big pro to choosing mezze dining is if you are vegetarian or vegan eater Middle Eastern food will always provide serval dishes that meet your dietary requirements. 

We didn't book a table in advance... despite it being an Easter holiday (silly I know) so we were ever so lucky to be seated at the large sharing table. After ordering our delicious cocktails we worked our way through the Levant inspired menu and placed our order. The dishes were served individually from the kitchen when they were ready. It was interesting to see what the other people on the large table had ordered along with seeing their intrigued faces as our dishes were placed in front of us.

Each dish was fresh and full of flavour! Looking back most mezze dishes I have had in the past are served as tiny portions however our quick lunch turned out to be a fully satisfying meal that kept us going whilst we explored the rest of Edinburgh city centre.

What I had

  1. Grilled pitta with tahini and spicy tomatoes dip
  2. Cauliflower fritters with zhug and crème fraîche (without the crème fraîche for vegans)
  3. Beetroot hummus with hazelnut dukkah
  4. Baked sweet potato and zhug
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Winter countryside pack list

1.

 WINTER SHAWL STAPLE

Saint Laurent: Opyum YSL engraved brooch

2.

THE MUCH NEEDED KNIT

Icon Cable Knit:  Merino Cashmere - Cream

3.

THE GOLDEN FIVE

Elie-Saab: Moon Story Earrings  

4.

FOR THE MUDDY WALKS

Dubarry: Galway boots

5.

WRAPED IN STYLE

 Alexander Mcqueen: Wool-blend jacquard wrap

 

 

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6.

FOR THE BED HEAD

Albertus Swanepol: Velluto Wool Felt Fedora Hat with Velour Ribbon

7.

FOR THE MORING AFTER

Saint Laurent: Classic 11M Signature Metal Aviator Unisex Sunglasses

8.

BUTTON UP

Chloe: Orlando knee high boots

9.

WINTER WARMER

 J.Crew: Cotton-blend cardigan

10.

KEEP THEM UP WITH

Saint Laurent : 30mm Bellechasse Buckle Leather Belt 

Roxanne Campbell AW17

I love a good pamper session and last weekend was all about unwinding and TLC

When choosing colours for my nails i often go for nude tones for a effortless transition from outfit to outfit and day to night. I guess it’s hard to find colours that can do it all! Recently I’ve opted for shellac or polishes at home that have a gel element for endurance, because who wants to be repainting their nails everyday?!

I packed my RC AW17 colours for my Cotswold mini break and decided to go with the cool grey colour named Stormy Weather for the majority of the weekend! The minimal and clean grey was the perfect accomplice to all the creams, whites and denim colours incorporated into my countryside getaway outfits. 

Roxanne Campbell has created a smooth and silky polish that is light on application but strong and durable. Her colours are sophisticated and clean matching catwalk clothing trends whilst adhering to classic go tones that compliment existing outfits

Im pretty stuck in my ways when it comes to nail paint, I tend to stick with top brands and spend a little more, from visiting the nail shop for gels or investing in premium bottles all just so I can have a good nail coat that will last

RC is a new addition to my polish rack and I can’t wait to add some more of her fabulous colours!

Colours photographed: Wine And Dine, Expensive Taste and Stormy Weather

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