A lot can happen in two years. So when we looked online and saw The Stag in Forfar had enjoyed a refurb, we had high hopes.
Food & Drink
One aspect of the Scotch industry that I find amusing is how so many whiskies – mainly blends, I must add – are apparently bottled by obscure whisky firms that vanished years ago but whose names still appear on the bottles, usually in small print at the bottom of the reverse-side label.
The Famous Grouse has created a selection of serves for the festive season, perfect for a delicious winter warmer or unique cocktail recipe for New Year.
Monachyle Mhor is off the beaten track. It is not somewhere I would have stumbled across had it not been for many friends speaking so highly of it after special overnight trips there as well as creating many happy memories at the summer music and food festival held on the estate each summer.
Anyone who has had a meal at The Newport in the eponymous Fife village will know that not only do you get heavenly food, the taste of which lingers on the palate for hours, but you also get a generous helping of Jamie himself. Flitting between kitchen and restaurant, chatting to diners and talking them through the ingredients of an immaculately prepared dish, this hands-on approach and passion for the food he works with are the key ingredients of his success.
After a week staying in a self-catering holiday cottage at Errichel Farm, around a mile south of Aberfeldy, we had fallen in love with the magnificent views, walks and fresh air.
In just a few short weeks Jamie Scott will have to relinquish his title as reigning MasterChef: The Professionals champion.
A MasterChef champion has agreed to treat Dundonian diners for an extra night after the staggering demand for his pop-up restaurant.
Farm food revolution- ‘My sisters and I thought it was ridiculous when my parents suggested a farm shop’
With stunning views overlooking the Firth of Forth and a reputation for fresh, local, inspiring food from the farm and surrounding area, the Ardross Farm Shop at Elie is at the forefront of efforts to show off Fife’s, and indeed Scotland’s, natural larder.
Scottish celebrity chef Jamie Scott is to open his first restaurant in Newport.