The world of cycling is filled with dos and don’ts. I don’t mean the thick race rule book that arrives every year with my British Cycling membership, or even the Highway Code.
We all know the French take food and drink extremely seriously, so much so in that people can become cultural knights or Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres – awarded for a significant contribution to the enrichment of the French cultural inheritance.
In a recent column I quoted JFK: “Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride.”
Graeme Pallister of 63 Tay Street in Perth explains why it’s OK to have veal on the menu again
Brodie Williams is from Cupar and reached the semi-finals of MasterChef 2017
Alexander Haebe, head pastry chef at Fairmont St Andrews, tells Caroline Lindsay why wasabi nuts are a dangerous thing to have in his kitchen
Winter is a quiet time for restaurants so an ideal time for us to take a holiday after a busy season, says Garry Watson, chef proprietor of Gordon's Restaurant in Inverkeilor.
Over the last nine weeks I’ve looked at various cycling related activities that if you haven’t already done so, you might want to stick on your “to-do” list for 2018. It is of course a subjective list and open to personal opinion, so feel free to ignore any or all of my suggestions. Ultimately, if you are out on your bike and doing something you love, then there should be no higher purpose in cycling.
Rachel, husband Chris and her bother-in-law Andrew run Ballintaggart Farm in Perthshire
I recently watched a video by world-renowned portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz who famously photographed John Lennon on the day he was assassinated. She was talking about her work and one thing she said really struck me: “I’m not a technical photographer... If that’s what you’re thinking about then you’re not taking photographs”.