Posted (May 24 2018)
Having A Sizzling Summer
It’s rapidly approaching that time of year when the UK is brave enough to have a BBQ.
When we finally get a long stint of summer ...Posted (Apr 13 2018)
Green is the new pink.
Practical ideas for a green event with Appetite.
We may look pink at Appetite Direct but actually we're pretty keen on being green. ...Posted (Mar 16 2018)
What being bespoke really means.
When we think about events and the word bespoke the first thing that often pops to mind is the decor. Chair covers, table line, flowers, illuminated poseur tables, personalised stationary, ...Posted (Feb 23 2018)
Every Little Helps
Drinking with a conscience? How even the drinks you choose at your event can have a positive impact.
More and more we see a social conscience element ...Posted (Feb 8 2018)
Appetite Direct co-host the launch of the Edinburgh International Science Festival 2018.
An extra special event as the festival celebrates 30 years of entertaining and educating the people of Edinburgh on all things science.
Appetite direct works with the festival as ...Posted (Jan 19 2018)
Calling all Brides to be...
We have a fantastic offer for you!
Many congratulations if you are recently engaged and starting to plan your wedding.
We love a wedding, ...Posted (Jan 3 2018)
what are your New Year Resolutions?
(Yes, even the resolution not to make a resolution counts)Posted (Sep 12 2017)
Christmas is coming!
Are you thinking about Christmas yet? At Appetite Direct HQ our chefs have been busy in the kitchen creating delicious new recipes for our Festive menus and ...Posted (Aug 28 2017)
What a month!
Another fantastic festival season draws to an end as we approach the last days of August.
And we wanted to take this opportunity ...Posted (Jul 17 2017)
Appetite Direct Celebrates National Fishing Month
National Fishing Month from the 22nd July.
It will soon ...Posted (Jun 2 2017)
Winton Castle - Once A Castle, Always A Castle
A wonderful evening was had by all as we celebrated over 500 years of history with Winton Castle last week.
Grand but welcoming, Winton Castle has been hosting ...Posted (May 29 2017)
National BBQ Week
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Hints and Tips for the big day.
So, it seemed like such a good idea to learn calligraphy and hand write all your name place cards. And ...Posted (Mar 29 2017)
International Festival Comes to Craigmillar - Castlebrae Community High School transforms into Festival Venue
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Valentines is here but this year cancel the reservation and treat the one you love to a delicious home-cooked meal with a little help from Appetite Direct.
Posted (Feb 15 2017)
Burns Night in Edinburgh
Appetite Top Tips for Burns Night in Edinburgh
January is drawing to a close, and as if that was not cause enough for celebration, in Scotland that ...Posted (Feb 15 2017)
Appetite Direct Scoops Two Awards!
Appetite Direct has scooped two awards at this year's Scottish Event Awards in Glasgow. Appetite Direct became Scotland's Best Caterer for the third year running and also ...Posted (Nov 1 2016)
Catering for Colstoun Coachhouse Launch
Appetite Direct Teamed up with Colstoun Cook School to provide catering for the launch their new event venue, Colstoun Coach House. We have worked with the Colstoun team ...Posted (Aug 23 2016)
A Day in the Life of Appetite Direct
Anyone who has visited Edinburgh during the month of August will know how the city becomes a hub of vibrant culture, with visitors flocking from all over the world as ...Posted (May 26 2016)
Bespoke Food Stalls
Whether it’s dessert, seafood or charcuterie, at Appetite Direct we love to create beautiful and bespoke food stands to display our food. Becoming ever more ...Posted (Jun 16 2016)
Celebrate St Andrew’s Day at Gilmerton House
There is a lot of folklore associated with St Andrew's Day, particularly around young women, who hope to marry. At midnight - as November 29th becomes November 30th, young women ...Posted (Jun 16 2016)
Wimbledon Catering Offers
Afternoon TeaPosted (May 24 2016)
Free 'Mini-Moon' for Winter Wedding bookings
If you are considering a winter wedding, we can recommend our long term partner Winton House near Edinburgh. They still have availability from January to ...Posted (Apr 12 2016)
Edinburgh International Festival Launch 2016
Engaging Future Audiences – Nurturing Future Careers
Images by Aly Wright
An education programme developed by Edinburgh International Festival has launched a bright young talent ...Posted (Oct 23 2015)
Borders Railway opening Celebration - Golden Ticket event
Title illustration by Eilihd Muldoon - www.eilidhmuldoodles.com/
Appetite Direct delivered 1600 packaged meals for the Golden Ticket ...Posted (Jul 13 2015)
We have something to celebrate, do you?
...Posted (Jun 1 2015)
Mark Greenaway launches signature canape range with Appetite Direct
We are delighted to announce the launch of our collaboration with award-winning chef, Mark Greenaway. Mark is constantly approached about private events and ...Posted (May 29 2015)
Appetite Direct becomes Scotland's 206th Living Wage employer
Appetite Direct Ltd is delighted to have become the 206th organisation in Scotland to pay the living wage to all of its employees. ...Posted (Mar 19 2015)
Appetite Direct sponsors Edinburgh International Festival
Edinburgh catering company Appetite Direct has announced its sponsorship of this year’s Edinburgh International Festival in the run-up to the festival’s programme launch next week.
The multi ...Posted (Feb 19 2015)
Beef chilli is one of my all time favorite easy one pot wonders. I was given this recipe by a French bloke who owned a Mexican restaurant I once worked ...Posted (Dec 9 2014)
Is your conference food like this?
Appetite Direct recently catered for the Business Tourism Scotland Conference at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. An audience of 300 industry professionals is a tough crown to ...Posted (Dec 2 2014)
Scotland’s leading independent event caterer scoops top industry award
Edinburgh-based boutique catering company, Appetite Direct, was named Event Caterer of the Year at the UK Event Awards held at the five star Marriott Hotel ...Posted (Nov 7 2014)
This is one of our most popular curries which we sell in the deli. Pork is not a staple in the Indian diet for a number of reasons, however in ...Posted (Nov 6 2014)
Chilli Sabzi Dhal
This is one of my favorite curries. Its delicious and warming and incredibly healthy. If you put enough veggies it it it will not only go a long way towards ...Posted (Oct 28 2014)
8 hour braised pork belly
Winter is fast approaching and evenings have all but disappeared and we are almost to the stage where it’s dark when you get up and dark when you leave ...Posted (Oct 23 2014)
Appetite Direct takes Scottish events crown as Event Caterer of the Year
Edinburgh’s Appetite Direct has been named Event Caterer of the Year in the renowned Scottish Event awards during a glittering ceremony at the ...Posted (Sep 23 2014)
Garam Masala - The spice of life
Garam Masala is the key ingredient to literally hundreds of Indian dishes and there are hundreds of different incarnations of this exotic spice mix most of which are passed down ...Posted (Aug 5 2014)
APPETITE DIRECT WINS EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL CATERING CONTRACT
Appetite Direct has been chosen to cater Edinburgh International Festival venues for the next three years in a five figure sponsorship deal which takes ...Posted (Jun 3 2014)
Chefs blog - Bricklane Chicken Curry Recipe
When I bought the shop from Rowland nearly eleven years ago, I liked a good curry but there is a big difference between appreciating a curry and knowing how to ...Posted (May 16 2014)
Gilmerton House - an oasis of tranquility in East Lothian
We have been doing more and more work in East Lothian, which is just a short hop on the A1 out of Edinburgh and why not? East Lothian boasts some ...Posted (Apr 9 2014)
Chef's blog - Easy Baked Salmon Recipes
Around this time of year chefs everywhere (I imagine) are starting to get really excited about the amazing produce that's soon going to be on offer- ...Posted (Nov 22 2013)
What’s in favour for 2014?
Words courtesy of I-on Magazine Image by PSD Photography
Vintage, classic or romantic? Photo booths, Marryoke or Slo Mo video booths? No matter what ...Posted (Nov 18 2013)
Set out your stall...
Stalls and pop- up's are all the rage at the moment and are a great alternative to traditional types of event catering. Food stalls are great ...