Raymond Sterpaio, head chef at Double Tree by Hilton in Dundee, is crazy about kale but picky when it comes to pepper, discovers Caroline Lindsay
When we go out to eat what are we really looking for? The expectation of great food is a no brainer. Kind lighting, maybe, for those of us of an earlier vintage? Somewhere restorative and/or celebratory? A transformative, cossetting experience – somewhere to relax and forget our everyday worries?
Having described the effects of US Prohibition, both on America and the wider world, it is only proper to say the temperance movement a century ago was not solely a US phenomenon. In December 1920 Scotland held local referendums on outlawing alcohol and many places voted “dry” and closed their pubs and off-licences, many for decades.
Rachel, husband Chris and brother-in-law Chris run Ballintaggart Farm in Perthshire
Imagine being blind for most of your life and then, thanks to surgery, suddenly being able to see. It would be the most wonderful thing in the world, right?
I AM back on schedule. There’s a TV in the tiny flat where I’m currently residing, but it didn’t work: “weak or no signal”, it warned in the heartless way of the machines. The landlord suggested getting an aerial booster but that made no difference either.
AS IF you hadn’t had enough of elections, along comes today’s illustration of a ballot box!
A Buckhaven paedophile who made up a story about being attacked and robbed after throwing his laptop in a bin has been jailed for 20 weeks.
The Dundee Drugs Commission will publish its long-awaited findings and recommendations later this summer.
A pet owner who stood by and watched as her Staffordshire bull terriers savaged a pensioner and his labrador has been banned from keeping dogs for 10 years.