IAD 2016 Cheese: -why cheese? Well as I said in my July blog we have a strange bunch of bedfellows for this quarter and apples and cheese go so well, but my main reason for needing to have cheese somewhere in the Year of Innovation Architecture and Design is that I wanted to celebrate … Continue reading Say “Cheese”, yes please!
Welcome to my July posting, no recipe this month, but an invitation to join me and some wonderful Fife people to celebrate IAD 2016 please read on and join me at Lindores Abbey on Friday 26th August e mail with any firstname.lastname@example.org or just book now! Thanks Christopher Douglas Dunn Christopher Trotter Brian Johnstone … Continue reading Innovation in action event – come along!
Stuart Minick of “Minick Butchers” is nothing if not an innovator, and in light of the theme for this year, and this quarter, I am starting with a blog post about him. Our food elements for July, August and September are; cheese and pork or butchers in general, then sneaking in at the start of … Continue reading Pork, Cheese & Apples!
What a week end! from Crail To Ballantrae, some really lovely people and of course really great produce. Honoured to be asked again to work with Ardross Farm Shop at The Crail Food Festival First off was a chat about mutton and lamb with Claire from Ardross hosted by Rachel Gillon a full house and … Continue reading Crail and Ballantrae Food festivals June 2016
Use your favourite sausage for this; it doesn’t need to be anything fancy just a good pork sausage. You can also add some spice like cumin or paprika, just after the garlic stage. Only peel the potatoes if the skins are particularly blemished or hard. Most of the nutrients are just under the skin which … Continue reading Kale with sausages and potatoes
As the Summer kicks in there is loads to see and do in Fife and so with an eye on our Innovation Architecture and Design theme I have pulled together some ideas of what to see and do whilst enjoying the great outdoors in Fife. Every one of these ideas offers the opportunity to see … Continue reading Ten things to do this June
Well this was one of the most demanding jobs I have ever had to do: Take a bunch of guys around Scotland on a ……….. Whisky tour! It’s great how my website brings in all sort of enquiries from cooking with children, men, women and family groups to after dinner speaking at Tourism or … Continue reading “Christopher – how did you arrange this?”
Last week I had the great pleasure of hosting a group from Dubai – guiding them around a few distilleries to show them just a flavour of what we can offer here in Scotland for the food and drink connoisseur. Find the full story in my next blog – but here’s a glimpse for now! … Continue reading A Whisky tour to remember – itinerary-ish
DRAGON SPROUTS WITH CHILLI AND RICE VINEGAR These sprouts appear in the spring but you can also use purple sprouting. The name Dragon was given to me by Archie McDiarmid of Luvians Bottle shop who suggested a great wine to go with it- Leitz Dragonstone Riesling; brilliant wine and who could resist Dragon Sprouts … Continue reading Dragon Sprouts with Chilli and Rice Vinegar
Chillilicious There is so much to see at the Chillilicious base in Ceres and so much which connects with our theme of Innovation Architecture and Design Innovation Tricia and Stacy are nothing if not Innovative, a chilli farm in Fife for a start! It’s the first in Scotland and they have been growing chillies … Continue reading Chilli-Innovation in food in Fife!