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?
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.
Rachel, husband Chris and brother-in-law Andrew run Ballintaggart Farm and the Grandtully Hotel in Perthshire
Catherine Devaney shares a recipe from a kitchen in the Fife countryside
Why is it that the promotion of diversity in our society creates such strong reactions from many?
It’s been a few years since I last dined at Little Italy in St. Andrews, and since I was last there it is not so little any more… it has in fact doubled in size. I was always fond of this restaurant, but was worried that since it has expanded the quality of the experience would have been affected, but my fears were soon gone.
If, as US novelist and poet Gertrude Stein once said, we should forget grammar and think about potatoes then Forbes of Kingennie, a resort in a beautifully rural location mere moments outside Dundee, would be a very good place to let yourself come to a full stop and get back in tune with the land.
Rachel Rowley, husband Chris, and brother-in-law Andrew run Ballintaggart Farm in Perthshire
This month’s article actually comes on the eve of our brand new main course addition to our a la carte and tasting menus: duck.
Garry Watson, chef proprietor of Gordon’s Restaurant, spends a day sampling the delights of Angus’s world-class producers and suppliers