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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 […]

Courgette by Christopher Trotter (signed copy) Paperback

Courgette £6.50 (paperback, signed, includes postage and packing) The humble courgette, or zucchini, depending where you come from, is such a versatile vegetable. Inspired by Elizabeth David’s recipe for stewing them in butter and mixing the resulting purée with white sauce and rice and browned in the oven from her book An Omelette and a […]

Hotel Du Vin Wine dinner

fabby evening with Jason Bouren woops no Busby! and the superb Christopher Delalonde Hotel Du Vin has changed over the years from the original concept from Gerard Basset whose idea of offering a variety of top class wines with simple food which began the operation with a couple of hotels in 1994. Since then it […]

Dundee Chiasma

I was asked to give the opening talk at a Chiasma recently held in Dundee by Design in action to bring together academics, research students and people from the food industry to brainstorm ideas for our future food I began by telling them I was a dreamer…. I am a dreamer and I have followed […]

“TASTYNESS”

The journey north to Inverness is always beautiful and although half of it was in darkness you can still feel the huge open spaces as you hammer up the A9. It was the day that the ski slopes opened at Aviemore, not that I saw any snow! Tastyness is a great little food festival organised […]