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The New Food Writing: an evening with Caroline Eden & Louise Gray

Louise has become a friend of mine this past year, since attending her book launch of The Ethical Carnivore and sharing a weekend of processing geese for Christmas on a small farm in Angus – I’m very much looking forward to this event on Wednesday. Thought it might also be of interest to other foodie […]

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Power of Food Festival – Events Programme – 17th-18th June

The full programme of events has now been launched, click on the image below to see what’s in store for this year’s festival… The Power of Food Festival, a great celebration of community food growing, will be held in 29 gardens across Edinburgh on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 June. 2017 marks the third edition […]

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75 Volunteer Whisky Tasters Wanted By The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

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 […]

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Treat Food & Drink Festival at Edinburgh College – May 28th

Edinburgh College will open its larder and put on a feast for the city and surrounding communities at its second annual Treat food and drink festival on Thursday 28 May. Treat is a celebration of the talents of the college’s hospitality students, who will show their skills and give guests the chance to sample their […]

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The Sun Inn’s Seafood Festival 27th April-2nd May

I’ve hard lots of great reports about the food at the Sun Inn and bizarrely it’s not that far from where I now live so think this could be the perfect excuse for me to go and try it out for myself!    The festival was first launched two years ago after Chef owner Ian Minto went on […]

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ScotHot 2015 at the SECC (I’m speaking there!)

ScotHot is Scotland’s biggest food, drink, hospitality and tourism trade show. It brings together key buyers and decision makers from top hospitality and catering establishments, with a wide variety of suppliers from all areas of the hospitality, tourism and catering industries. &, I appear to be speaking on the Spotlight Stage – talking about Social […]

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Whisky events Galore in May at The Whisky Society

In May the Scotch Malt Whisky Society are opening their doors to non members to host a range of whisky events. With Beer & Whisky matching, Cocktails and Food &  Seafood Whisky pairings there should be something for everyone… Homecoming Scotland: Clans & Drams Whisky Month Open to all, the Society is hosting a kaleidoscope of food […]

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Budding Chefs – Foodie events not to be missed!

Last night was the launch of the Budding Chefs programme 2014 – it was lovely to hear from this year’s mentor Craig Sandle, Head Chef of The Pompadour by Galvin and Galvin Brasserie de Luxe at The Caledonian, Fred Berkmiller, founder of Budding Chefs and Chef-patron of L’escargot Bleu and L’escargot Blanc restaurants, Vincent Guérin, Director […]

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New Scottish Food and Drink TV Channel

New TV channel turns spotlight on Scotland’s food and drink Food and drink connoisseurs can get a flavour of our nation’s rich natural larder thanks to the launch of an online TV hub dedicated to promoting Scotland as a Land of Food and Drink during this landmark year.  Launched today (Feb 19), Scottishfoodanddrink.tv will showcase Scotland’s world-class […]

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Oyster & Whisky Pairings – Whisky Society opens doors to the Public to celebrate 30th Anniversary

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society celebrates its 30th anniversary by opening its doors to non-members for a shucking sensory adventure  The Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s 30th ‘Pearl’ anniversary coincides with the UK’s native oyster season getting into full swing and to celebrate these two auspicious events, the whisky club is opening its doors to non-members this October, […]

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