Rain lashed down, pelting our roof like hailstones on concrete. The wind was no better, howling like a pack of wolves galloping through the sand dunes behind us.
Food and Drink
Aberdeenshire Council is urging residents to divert their pumpkins and turnips from landfill by cooking them at home and putting any leftovers in their food waste caddies.
I’m suffering from a serious case of hanging-basket envy.
There is a man in Bangladesh who must wonder from time to time what became of his old rickshaw, which used to lurch around the streets of capital Dhaka to earn a crust.
On a recent trip from the Highlands to Aberdeen, we decided to break up the journey with a spot of lunch in Nairn.
The newly opened Uig Sands on Lewis markets itself as a restaurant with a view.
It was the penultimate night of the school summer holidays and we decided to take the kids out for one last hurrah.
A shortbread competition will join the range of events on offer at a north-east town's annual food festival this weekend.
In Admiral Lord Nelson’s Navy, a captain was not only judged on his fighting ability in savage sea battles of the time, but also on how good a table he kept.
When the sun shines and the clouds part, nowhere on Earth comes close to matching the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands.
Figment hasn’t even been open a year yet and already won Best of Aberdeen at the Scottish Cafe Awards.
Fully paid up member of the Nosey Parker Club (NPC) that’s me.
For years, each time I’ve driven along the A9 past Pitlochry, the sight of the grand Atholl Palace Hotel standing high above the town has made me utter the following sentence:
Nature laid on a perfect feast for our journey from Aberdeen to Douneside House on Royal Deeside for dinner in a former country mansion.
A limited edition whisky trilogy bottled exclusively for Aberdeen Whisky Shop has gone on sale, offering whisky lovers and collectors a unique investment opportunity.
July is the ideal month to get your hands on courgettes – they’re very easy to grow as they basically look after themselves.
Under blue skies I was gazing upon a seductively curved bay with small yachts bobbing in the harbour.
For some, the promise of 18 holes is enough to entice them anywhere. But what if you need to convince your loved ones to come with you to golfing paradise?
Food plays a huge role in the annual Scottish Game Fair, which takes place in the grounds of Scone Palace from July 5-7.
We had hired a cosy cottage overlooking glorious Staffin beach with the intention of discovering some of the beautiful walks in and around Skye.
Shakshouka is a traditional North African dish made with fresh eggs, tomato, onions and peppers, but it’s often associated with Middle East cuisine.
World Gin Day is happening tomorrow (Saturday 8 June) and it is a global celebration of all things gin. The premise is simple - gin lovers from all around the world get together with friends and family to enjoy their favourite tipple. What’s not to love!
Nothing quite says summer like fresh berries – one of my favourite ingredients for desserts.
There’s few things more Scottish than whisky – and nothing that warms your insides more.
The sun was shining and the food and drink lovers were out in force for the 2019 Taste of Grampian event.
I have a new favourite beauty spot in the north-east. I’d heard people speak very highly of Newburgh beach but despite having lived in Aberdeen for the best part of 20 years, I had never been.
Taste of Grampian takes place today for the 20th time.
Thousands are expected to descend on Thainstone today to enjoy all the delights on offer at this year’s Taste of Grampian. Can’t make it? Follow all the action in our live blog below.
Saturday will be a red letter diary day for thousands as they make their way to the Thainstone Centre in Inverurie for the 20th annual Taste of Grampian Food and Drink Festival.
Six top chefs will host intimate private dinners at an Aberdeen hotel as part of a fine dining festival.
Before his visit to the Taste of Grampian Food and Drink Festival on June 1, TV star chef John Torode shares some of his favourite recipes.
Thousands of people are expected to flock to the north-east this weekend as a major food festival celebrates its 20th anniversary.