Graeme Pallister, chef patron of 63 Tay Street in Perth, knows how to turn a simple picnic into a special occasion
In 1963 and 1965 Dr Richard Beeching issued two reports that identified 5,000 miles of railway lines for closure. These cuts to branch lines reduced Britain’s rail network by a third and bequeathed the UK the potential of a ready-made rural cycling and walking network.
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.
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.
With Mother’s Day and Easter round the corner, Graeme Pallister - chef patron of 63 Tay Street in Perth - cooks up a sweet treat
I’m often asked about the difference between a Scotch pancake and a regular pancake, says Martin Hollis, executive chef at the Old Course Hotel, St Andrews.
A feast of food awaits festival goers across Courier Country this summer, kicking off with the Crail Food Festival, June 9 and 10.
Actor and motorbike addict Steve McQueen once said: “Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting.”
Does cycling still appeal to the youth or is it now the preserve of the wealthy and middle-aged?
For me the cycling season is neatly bracketed by the twice-yearly changing of the clocks. Although it’s not too long until we jump forward an hour and welcome the lighter evenings, there is still some time left to enjoy the darkness that we have left.