I haven’t got into the whole Pokemon Go craze that’s sweeping the world just now but I do love the fact that Edinburgh bars and restaurants are jumping in on ...
I am so excited to have won a funded position on Queen Margaret University’s MSc in Gastronomy! I’ve wanted to do this since it launched it 2013 so am thrilled to be starting in September. I’m also looking forward to satisfying my stationery ‘habit’ and buying some new notebooks. It’s a full-time, one year course and offers […]
I love Mark, his restaurant and his style of cooking, not to mention his cheeky smile and endless enthusiasm so I can’t wait for the release of his new recipe book in a couple weeks time – the promo video is bright, fun and mouthwatering, surely a taste of what’s to come. I can’t stop […]
It’s almost that time of year again when Scotland’s ‘greatest show’ sets up shop at Ingliston and we all pray for great weather – one of my favourite days out of the year – The Royal Highland Show. As usual, it’s jam-packed full of fabulous foodie delights…. Hugely successful ‘Scotland’s Larder Live!’ returns to Royal […]
SCOTTISH CHEF OF THE YEAR, TONY SINGH, CALLS UPON AMIBITIOUS CHEFS The award-winning chef launches the TransPennine Express ‘Where Next Project’ – a unique mentorship scheme to select and nurture the North and Scotland’s hottest talent Television Chef Tony Singh, calls upon passionate individuals who have an ambition to work in the food & drink […]
Have you ever infused a fig leaf in custard and had it’s coconut and elderflower scent waft up to you on clouds of milky steam? or picked a handful of fennel seeds when they are still green and fat and scalded them with boiling water for a sweet, grassy, anise-scented tea? Or maybe you have […]
Another one for all you whisky lovers, I know those that got on to the last one of these had a good time!!!VOLUNTEER WHISKY TASTERS WANTED FOR SECRETIVE ‘PROJECT FLAVOUR BEHAVIOUR’ EXPERIMENT The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is looking for volunteers to take personality test and sample rare whiskies How would you like to sample […]
Rhubarb is one of our best growers in the garden (being an arctic plant the hard frosts we get in the hills keep it very happy) and I’ve spent a lot of time refining this recipe but I’m finally happy with it. I often make up a half batch (just 2 jars) if I have […]