It's the moment we've all been waiting for – it’s time to reveal the shortlist for The Courier Menu Food and Drink Awards 2019. Now in its second year, the aim of the event is to celebrate the outstanding talent across the region and it was obvious from all the entries that Courier Country has this in abundance.
If you’re a regular reader of this column, you’ll know I’m a passionate advocate for getting young people active and involved in sporting competition. The reasons for this are obvious, but I also believe getting them involved in sport at an early age goes far beyond mere health benefits.
Caroline Lindsay heads to the Edinburgh Dungeon to sample the famous underground tour, including a special Mary Queen of Scots experience.
Not surprisingly, Marc Wohner, head chef at the Ship Inn in the Fife coastal village of Elie, is a fan of seafood. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
Garry Watson takes a trip to Cape Town and finds his culinary radar is on red alert...
A Perthshire stonecarver is keeping an ancient skill alive and, as Caroline Lindsay discovers, has created two Egyptian cartouches.
Colin Barron has realised his life-long dream to write a Second World War thriller. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
Tucked away by the harbour in St Monans is one of the East Neuk’s dining gems although the downside to eating here in winter is that you don’t get to enjoy the beautiful sea views. Upon being welcomed by the friendly staff, we were shown into the cosy bar area, where we sat by an open fire, sipping G&Ts while we perused the menu, and made our choices.