The Mill at St Joseph’s It had been a good while since I’d ventured out to Balerno but on a bright but chilly Tuesday I headed west to see what was what. I quickly alighted upon the Mill at St Joseph’s, a community cafe based in the local church hall. I’m a great fan of …

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By the time I wandered out of the office on this particular Friday lunchtime, I was feeling rather bedraggled, after a hectic week. Aimless wandering is an excellent cure for bedragglement, I find, so I duly indulged, eventually ending up at Preacher’s Patisserie, on Lady Lawson Street.Exterior I’d walked past the place, a few times, …

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Although I do have a fondness for ignoring the main focus of particular places (see my original review of The Baked Potato Shop, where I didn’t actually try the baked potatoes), I am often loathe to go souping where caking should really be my business.Exterior sign This was my feeble justification for not having visited …

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