For me it’s absolutely axiomatic in life that the best experiences are when you don’t really realise you’re having them.
Food blog: Kat Riach ‘has never been so delighted’ after signing up to weekly vegetable bag from local market garden
Kat lives in Fife and is passionate about seasonality, local produce and home cooking
I adore bread in all its different forms. Bread, with its trusty sidekicks butter and jam, makes my heart sing. The very thought of buttered toast on these cold dark mornings is enough to prise me from my bed and propel me to the kitchen.
As we head into the dark, cold days of winter, soup comes into its own. And, thanks to a new cookbook from a local soup-obsessed greengrocer, there are recipes galore to warm up our cockles.
Michelle Maddox, founder of Clootie McToot Dumplings, really is chieftain o’ the puddin’ clan, discovers Caroline Lindsay
Dean Banks, chef patron of Haar in St Andrews, tells Caroline Lindsay about his foodie loves – and what makes him cry.
Simon Buckby, chef at Boat Brae in Newport-on-Tay, tells Caroline Lindsay why you might find him humming an Andy Williams song as winter approaches…
Kat and her husband own Lochaber Farm bread barn in Fife, an off-grid bakery which produces organic sourdough bread and holds baking classes.
Diane Brown, of Provender Brown Delicatessen in Perth, shares some of her foodie passions with Caroline Lindsay
Ben Nicholl of the Jigger Inn, Old Course St Andrews, hopes his seven-year-old niece will follow in his culinary footsteps. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.