Featured Venue: Thirlestane Castle

If you are looking for a grand venue in the Scottish Borders, this 16th century castle is one of the oldest and finest castles in Scotland. Just 35 minutes from Edinburgh, Thirlestane Castle is set in peaceful parkland with the River Lauder flowing through. The castle itself is available for wedding ceremonies, receptions and events…

Featured Venue: Merchants’ Hall, Edinburgh

Ginger Snap is part of the exclusive catering panel at the magnificent Merchants’ Hall, a perfect venue for city centre events, weddings and conferences. Situated on Hanover Street in the centre of Edinburgh, just minutes from Waverley Station, Princes Street and Queen Street Gardens, this venue is a hidden gem in an amazing location. Behind the…

Evening drinks reception at Sofa.com

On Wednesday we were at sofa.com’s wonderful shop in Marchmont to celebrate the expansion of an online interior design platform. We served prosecco from their kitchen bar to interior designers, furniture designers and industry bloggers. Here are some photos of the delicious canapés we served to get your mouth watering: Creamed Goat’s Cheese with Fig…

Bobbi Brown Edinburgh Launch

On Wednesday our team were lucky enough to be part of the launch of the new Bobbi Brown store on George Street in Edinburgh. We served prosecco and canapés to special guests and fashion bloggers who had been invited to the new flagship store, which was decorated with plenty of sparkle from floor to ceiling!…

Royal Highland Show: Canapé Party

On Friday evening at the Royal Highland Show, we catered for an exclusive canapé party using entirely Scottish ingredients. The menu included warm homemade herb scones (with herbs picked in Perthshire) topped with Fern Abbey ewes cheese and homemade apple chutney: We also served Arbroath smokie pate on crostini with homemade red onion marmalade: Stornaway…

Royal Highland Show: Breakfast and Lunch

Last weekend was another busy one for the Ginger Snap team, catering at several events at the Royal Highland Show. From Thursday to Sunday, we were providing breakfast and afternoon tea for a corporate client. As always, the mini chocolate brownies were very popular! On Friday we had a long day, starting with a corporate…

Tea and Scones in St Andrews

On Saturday, Ginger Snap provided tea and scones for 100 guests during a show flat open day in St Andrews. There was a vintage theme, so we used vintage tea cups and tea pots, and each table had candles and flowers to add to the atmosphere. The tea and scones were served by our fantastic waiting…

Corporate Dinner

Last night, chefs Allan and Jonathan and event manager Alice presented a corporate dinner for an investment firm in Edinburgh. The 22 guests began the evening with a selection of canapes, including Smoked Duck on Wild Rice Pancakes with a Cherry Gel: And Bresola Moneybags filled with Truffled Cerlariac Remoulade, tied with Chives: The guests…

Corporate Buffet

This week we have been catering for Aberdeen Asset on Prince’s Street, providing buffet lunches and dinner for their clients. The selection of dishes on offer has included fillet of beef with homemade bearnaise sauce: Poached salmon with cucumber tagliatelle, rice wine, sesame and chilli: New potatoes with wholegrain honey mustard and spring onion: King…

Tommy Hilfiger’s Birthday

Last night, we served canapés and drinks in Tommy Hilfiger on Multrees Walk in Edinburgh. We catered for their opening night, so it was wonderful to be invited back to celebrate the store’s first birthday. We arrived early to set up the the bar, and our waiting staff got changed into their Tommy Hilfiger uniforms…