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Creamy Coconut Dhal with Smoky Sweet Potato

  Celebrate National Vegetarian Week 2017 with this delicious recipe brought to you by Turadh. Summer might be in the air but this colourful curry has just the right amount of warmth for any time of year. Packed with nutrients, protein, and lots of delicious veggies that are easy to find on a budget, this… Continue reading Creamy Coconut Dhal with Smoky Sweet Potato

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Scottish Vegan Festival at Edinburgh Corn Exchange

Words by Joanna McDowall Yesterday, I attended the Scottish Vegan Festival at Edinburgh Corn Exchange. It was £3 entry per person and all the proceeds went to Farplace Animal Rescue Charity. They ran a programme of talks throughout the day in one hall, with there also being an entrance area with a bar and the main hall… Continue reading Scottish Vegan Festival at Edinburgh Corn Exchange


Mindfulness Workshop at Edinburgh Napier

This morning, the Turadh team attended a mindfulness workshop at Edinburgh Napier University as part of Mental Wellbeing week on campus, where we were taught the true meaning of mindfulness by Manuela, an expert at the university. She taught us the importance of remaining focused on the present and not dwelling on regrets of the past… Continue reading Mindfulness Workshop at Edinburgh Napier


Live the bohemian dream…

The first issue of Turadh will include a feature on Bohemia Design in Edinburgh. Located perfectly by the meadows, alongside independent stores and cafes, is the stunning interior design store. Get home inspiration from the unique rugs, storage pots, cushions and many more - all beautifully handcrafted in ethical partnerships with Morocco, Turkey and India. Bohemia also hosts regular… Continue reading Live the bohemian dream…

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Turning over a New Leaf?

  Words by Natalie @natalieashearer Photo credits: New Leaf Co-op At the New Leaf Co-op, Edinburgh, you get a great deal on the most delicious wholesome and seasonal foods at the same time as protecting our environment and supporting local producers and workers. Turadh’s debut edition will feature an interview with co-founder Neus. I was… Continue reading Turning over a New Leaf?

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Happiness Is A Piece of Cake: Piecebox Edinburgh

Piecebox, named after the Scottish endearment for a packed lunch, is a lovely little café and bakery based in Polwarth, Edinburgh – just around the corner from our base at Edinburgh Napier University. It's a great spot to enjoy a coffee in a relaxed and inspiring atmosphere with fairy lights strung on the window and a mountain of homemade cakes to admire. According to their Instagram, their "priorities are fresh, homemade food, served with a smile!" and we couldn't agree with this sentiment more.


Turadh’s Ethical Trails

Words by Natalie @natalieashearer Looking for inspiration for a great new café, pub or shop to discover this weekend? Turadh’s debut edition will lead you around Edinburgh’s ‘Ethical Trail’. The route will uncover the biggest names as well as the hidden gems of the city’s ethical businesses, offering beautiful Fairtrade gifts and clothing and the… Continue reading Turadh’s Ethical Trails