Two sides of the coin

We’ve come to regard some foods as totems of our culinary heritage. We may regard them with reverence. We may hold them in contempt. Almost by definition they’re less than haute cuisine. I explore four of the Scotland’s guilty food secrets and ask how to counter their adverse effects.


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New Terminal at Brodick Pier

The facade of Brodick's new ferry terminal. Horrendous monstrosity or fit for 21st century?

The Isle of Arran depends on tourism for its lifeblood.  Brodick pier is the main gateway to the island, so it was a cause for celebration when it was announced that a new ferry terminal was to be built. Of course there were and still are skeptics.  


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Matching food with whisky

I have to hold my hands up that this episode was done as a bit of promotion for the distillery and me wearing a different hat.  This was my third outing at the Malt and Music Festival and both the masterclasses about matching whisky with food and whisky with chocolate were sold out. Continue reading “Matching food with whisky”