It’s every chef’s dream to work with the legendary Albert Roux and for Darin Campbell, executive head chef at Andy Murray’s hotel Cromlix House in Dunblane, that dream has become reality.
Mother’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to get the kids into baking and my recipe for empire biscuits creates the perfect homemade gift for much-loved mums everywhere, says Martin Hollis, executive chef at the Old Course St Andrews.
A few years ago, when Louise McLeary found herself out of puff after climbing a few stairs, she realised it was time to get fitter.
An exciting new arts festival will showcase Perthshire’s creative talent in the world of contemporary arts.
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Every morning, when Rachel Rowley opens her curtains, she has to pinch herself. As she takes in the lush farmland and the hills beyond she still can’t quite believe the whirlwind of events that brought her, husband Chris and their two young children to rural Perthshire last spring.
Part of the fun – quite a big part to be honest – of riding a bike is going downhill. But cycling is an activity that demands payment in effort and sweat before it relinquishes the pleasures of gravity. There are of course ways to cheat the burden of gradient by getting a vehicle to take you to the top, but then as my teachers at school were very fond of saying: “You would only be cheating yourself”.
It's a well-known fact that you should never change a tried and trusted recipe. However, as the new line-up for The Great British Bake-Off is revealed, it seems the show has decided to alter its ingredients somewhat.
You will always find seasonal ingredients at the heart of this column but it struck me just recently, as I was writing our Mother’s Day menu, that we’ve never given thanks to the best ingredient any dish can have – a mum’s love, says Graeme Pallister, chef patron of 63 Tay Street in Perth.
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