It is estimated that, in 2017, counterfeit sales of products reached over $1 trillion, making it the largest illegal enterprise in the world. Criminals are making big money on the back of stolen ideas and fake products that lure the consumer in with their unbelievable price-tags.
The humble lettuce is, in my opinion, one of the most underrated ingredients out there. For so long it has been seen as a wee bit garnish or – at best – the first layer of a burger! However, I’m here to big up this amazing wee ‘Gem’ and persuade you to make it the star of your mid-week dinner, the front runner on your summer shopping list.
Garry Watson takes a trip to Cape Town and finds his culinary radar is on red alert...
James Oswald combines being a farmer with writing best sellers, discovers Caroline Lindsay
Having visited V&A Dundee several times without ever having tried the Tatha Bar & Kitchen, my partner and I decided to rectify that a week or so back by treating ourselves to lunch there.
Desert Island Chef: Jonathan Greer, head chef at the Orangery Restaurant, Old Manse of Blair, Perthshire
Jonathan Greer, head chef at The Orangery Restaurant at the Old Manse of Blair in Perthshire, can’t resist butter but, as he tells Caroline Lindsay, you’ll never find macaroni cheese on his menu.
Imagine being punished for speaking your native tongue. And yet, unbelievably, that’s what happened to Matthew Fitt, who was left dazed and confused by his early years at school in 1970s’ Dundee.
Not for a long time have I been to a restaurant quite as captivating and considered as East Pier Smokehouse, straddling the shoreline of the ridiculously pretty St Monans before the expansiveness of the North Sea opens up beyond and below.
A collection of The Doc Replies letters sent to The Sunday Post in the 1950s have been published in a new book. And some of them will have you in stitches...
If, as US novelist and poet Gertrude Stein once said, we should forget grammar and think about potatoes then Forbes of Kingennie, a resort in a beautifully rural location mere moments outside Dundee, would be a very good place to let yourself come to a full stop and get back in tune with the land.