A historic building in the heart of a Fife country park, lies Balbirnie House Hotel is one of Scotland’s top wedding venues. Jack McKeown meets its executive head chef, Callum Dow.
The next time a teenager in your family complains about having to wash the dishes, you can tell them about Graham Paulley, head chef at Apex City Quay hotel in Dundee.
Michael Alexander meets a man who is trying to breathe new life into the Fife fishing fleet by encouraging local people to eat local seafood.
It is considered to be the best meat in the world – but would Japanese wagyu beef pass a taste test in the land of the cow pie?
While many young teenagers secretly dream of not having to go to school, for French chef patron Fred Berkmiller that dream became reality when he was just 13.
If you're a regular driver on the Crieff-Comrie-Crianlarich road, you'll have spotted the distinctive facade of the Four Seasons Hotel in St Fillans. Painted white with pale blue window frames it sits on the shores of stunning Loch Earn, where the eye-catching sculpture Mirror Man by Rob Mulholland rises majestically from the water.
Byam Trotter has his parents’ love of Italy to thank for his thriving local business. Unable to find a job after graduating from Manchester University, he was at a bit of a loose end until his mum and dad – Fife’s food ambassador Christopher Trotter and photographer Caroline – tried to recreate a delicious Italian fruity chutney called mostarda that had hit the spot on a recent holiday.
Cancer Research UK wants sugar-laden drinks to be treated like smoking in the battle to prevent cancer. So with a sugar tax on the horizon, is more action required? Michael Alexander reports.
When Allan Ferguson was cooking a meal for some friends a few years ago the recipe called for chilli jelly. “I thought to myself, what’s chilli jelly?” he recalls. “I had no idea where you would buy that so I decided I’d make some myself.”
Good food needn’t always come from the supermarket, as Gayle Ritchie learns when she meets foraging expert and BBC MasterChef finalist Fiona Bird