I wasn’t sure what to expect when I took my family out for an evening meal in Kingussie at the tail-end of last year.
Food and Drink
By the time you read this, Christmas will be a distant memory.
As the year draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back at the high points of 2019.
The last time I was outside a Turkish restaurant by the sea I was actually in Turkey at a place called Kusadasi.
Christmas has arrived at Fochaber’s festive hideaway and award-winning café with the launch of its Winter Festival.
McBain’s by the River is a relative newcomer to the Inverness restaurant scene having only opened earlier this year.
Growing up in Dornoch many years ago, going out for dinner was a real treat.
After a chilly autumn walk at Crathes Castle, some food was in order to warm us up.
As a 10-year-old boy dangling his legs over the side of his father’s pony trap as they went about their morning deliveries, Robert Graham could scarcely have believed his family’s business would grow to become one of Scotland’s biggest brands.
The Station Hotel in Rothes has a long and varied history, dating back as far as 1899.
When I was a student living on Rosemount Place, I’d often pop into the Co-Op up the road for a tin of beans and a loaf of bread – the staple diet of any self-respecting young scholar.
I love Italian food, and like to think I can tell the difference between a good Italian meal (Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como – delizioso) and a bad one (Rome Ciampino Airport – disgustoso).
They serve a large slice of heritage at The Esslemont, and very tasty it is, too.
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.
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.