Terrill Dobson, national organiser for Scotland's Gardens Scheme, tells Caroline Lindsay what gardens can do for our health and well being
‘Baxter Patentee’ is often seen on needle-box prints produced by George Baxter (1804-1867), a Victorian entrepreneur who recognised that sewing machine manufacturers might like to spruce up the large quantities of needle boxes produced for their machines.
I’ve been lucky enough to spend part of January and most of February cycling in Gran Canaria and Tenerife. Both are fantastic venues for winter training as the weather is generally warm (although in 2018 we had snow) and the roads are mostly good.
The earliest records for rhubarb date back to 2700 BC in China where it was cultivated for medicinal purposes.
In prime position overlooking the 18th green of the Old Course and the iconic Royal & Ancient Clubhouse, Rocca diners are entitled to expect a privileged experience. However, with that comes the expectation of an equally impressive culinary experience, particularly given the restaurant’s three AA rosette status.
Scott McMillan, head chef at the Boathouse in Kinross tells Caroline Lindsay why Scotland is his favourite country for food and why he always makes sauces from scratch.
A few weeks ago in this column I lamented the absence of a woman’s version of the Tour de France. I had just finished typing the piece, and no sooner had I pressed “send” with my copy winging its way to Courier HQ than I received a press release notification of a Women’s Tour of Scotland.
Graeme Pallister, chef proprietor of 63 Tay Street in Perth, shares his love of foraging and encourages us to get closer to Mother Nature
Rachel, husband Chris, and her brother-in-law Andrew run Ballintaggart Farm and the Grandtully Hotel in Perthshire
At the start of this century, Memphis USA was near the top of every negative chart index: obesity, violent crime, poverty and poor education. It was also voted as one of the country’s worst cities for cycling. Then in 2010, the 6.7 mile Greenline was opened.