An ancient marriage of fermented honey and water, mead offers a warm, golden buzz. Gayle Ritchie meets mead maker Christopher Mullin of The Rookery in Blairgowrie
Living just a stone’s throw from Kinnettles Castle, I’ve gazed longingly up at the stunning piece of Scottish baronial architecture every day for nearly five years, since I moved into my country cottage in the heart of Angus.
Low in fat, high in protein and bursting with iron and vitamins, venison is in vogue. Gayle Ritchie meets a Perth businesswoman who’s changing perceptions
He may only be 27 but John McNulty is one of Scotland’s most exciting young chefs. He tells Gayle Ritchie about his latest venture – relaunching the classic coaching inn, The Taynuilt Hotel.
Susan Fleming and Angie Craven gave up their jobs and set up Ochil Fudge Pantry. Gayle Ritchie takes a trip to fudge nirvana....
He’s returned to his home city to launch the first brewery in Dundee in 50 years. Gayle Ritchie finds out more about the man behind 71 Brewing
For a venture that started “by accident”, the Gin Bothy is doing phenomenally well. Gayle Ritchie meets the entrepreneur behind the booming business
When the potato industry took a hit, farmer George Taylor turned his talents to crisps. Gayle Ritchie visits the beating heart of Mackie’s in Perthshire
Nestled in the heart of the Angus countryside, The Drovers Inn has an abundance of fresh, local produce on its doorstep. Chef Richard Young tells Gayle Ritchie he has a duty to make the most of his rich bounty
A staggering 70 million cups of coffee are consumed in the UK every day. Gayle Ritchie visits the Dundee team doing their bit