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Pop-up menu

At the beginning of November I held my pop up dinner which promptly sold out, hurray!! But it did mean a few missed out, so I said at the time that I would be able to squeeze in a few private dining experiences before the big day – (a month tomorrow by the way). For […]

Food Classes & Gift Vouchers

Hello, Here is my autumnal recipe of the month. I am lucky enough to have several apple trees and try to use the fruit as much as I can so this is a favourite recipe, at the moment it’s based on a Dan Lepard recipe. I hope you enjoy it, But before the recipe, let […]

The Little Vegetable Books

The Little Vegetable Books I really enjoy writing these little veg books because of the research I have to do and the discoveries I make about the vegetables. For instance Kale, my latest book really is the quintessential Scottish vegetable. Church bells in Edinburgh were named after it, as when they chimed at noon it […]

“Kale” is here!

It’s very exciting having another book coming out and it has made me think back to when I wrote my first book in 1998! I was running Scotland’s Larder then, my project to teach Scotland about its own food! We had a restaurant where the menu changed seasonally, we had a shop which celebrated the […]

Farmers markets east and west

Farmers markets The east west divide For some time now I have been doing demonstrations at both Fife farmers markets and at Loch Lomond Shores and it is interesting to consider the differences. In effect my job is to chat to the stall holders and get small amounts of produce from them and then cook […]

Lamb Gigot chop with tomato salsa

August is here and the summer is pushing on, It’s been a busy time with cooking classes both here and in people’s homes. and food tours in Fife and Perthshire. I will be in Loch Lomond on Saturday 29th August again, hope to see you there. LAMB GIGOT CHOP WITH TOMATO SALSA One of my favourite foods […]

Scottish Game Fair

christopher-trotter-recipe I was “foodie in residence this year at the wonderful GWCT Scottish Game fair at Scone Palace, which was great fun. Imagine being asked to cook on a superb kitchen ( induction hobs boiling water on tap!) from the Perth Kitchen Centre and being given some of the finest food Scotland has to offer […]

24 hours in London May 2015

24 HOURS IN LONDON What would you do for 24 hours in London? Go and see a show? A concert? An exhibition? Perhaps take in some street entertainers (There are 6 yoda’s outside the national gallery) maybe an obscure church you heard about on the radio? Or blow it, just have a great meal! Well […]

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Great Fish and Chips in st Andrews

It’s interesting to consider one’s prejudices; a fish and chip shop is a fish and chip shop, Right? Well no actually it can also be a rather good eatery, and an ideal pit stop before the cinema or any other evening event you might consider. When the Tail End first opened in St Andrews I […]