Amid the current mushrooming growth of gin distilleries, I have long intended to visit one. That finally came to pass some weeks ago when I saw a gin distillery that, for all it was in the most delightful and historic setting, reminded more of a medieval alchemist’s workshop than a 21st Century distillery.
Food & Drink
Grant Gordon, executive head chef of La P’tite Folie restaurant and Le Di-Vin wine bar in Edinburgh, tells caroline Lindsay why he’s got Gordon Ramsay’s best interests at heart.
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With the closing date for The Courier’s first ever Menu Food and Drink Awards rapidly approaching, there’s still time to get your nominations and entries in for the 10 awards categories.
Fabio Teti, head chef and new proprietor of Ciao ltalia, Dunfermline, tells Caroline Lindsay about his love for his homeland
A kitchen in Fife - happy family cooking from a kitchen in the Scottish countryside.
If you're out for coffee and cake or a spot of lunch then Broughty Ferry really is the place to go. The little seaside town is teeming with coffee shops and restaurants and there seems to be enough customers to go around as the majority of them are usually fairly busy.
It’s fair to say that Newport chef Jamie Scott isn’t a fan of turkey. Here, he suggests some other special dishes to savour on Christmas Day.
The beating heart of any distillery is not the stills, or washbacks, or mashtun or the casking store. It is the distillery boiler, without which the distillery grinds to a halt. Hot water and steam are needed throughout the production process and, if the boiler packs up, so does the distillery.
Husband and wife, Chris and Rachel Rowley and Chris’s brother Andrew, own and run Ballintaggart Farm at Grandtully in Perthshire, established 2016. Ballintaggart is a cook school with Saturday masterclasses and bespoke workshops, two luxury bedrooms offering B&B, monthly communal dining feasts, a private event space and external catering business.