Shakshouka is a traditional North African dish made with fresh eggs, tomato, onions and peppers, but it’s often associated with Middle East cuisine.
Food and Drink
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.
I fell in love with Findhorn Bay in Moray on my very first visit many years ago.
A trio of north butchers proved they’re a cut above the rest after being crowned champions of the inaugural Scottish Butchers Wars, run by Scottish Craft Butchers and sponsored by Scotch Lamb PGI.
Peering through the driving sleet on a freezing Saturday night, we felt like travellers of bygone days scurrying towards a welcoming haven which glinted ahead in the dark.
Michelin-starred chef Tom Kitchin’s most recent opening is Southside Scran, a bistro in Bruntsfield, Edinburgh.
What better to do on a windswept night on Skye, as a storm lashes at Portree’s quaint little harbour, than to sample some of the freshest seafood the Misty Isle has to offer?
Fresh pasta is a cinch to make and tastes totally different to shop-bought pasta, even the pasta that’s branded as being freshly made.
All roads seemed to lead to the sprawling car park at Mains of Balquharn just to the south of Aberdeen at Portlethen.
A new gin festival will be taking place this summer in Moray.
As a fully-laden snowplough drove past outside, I couldn’t help but feel thankful that I was warm and cosy inside and tucking into delicious comforting food.
It’s not until you’ve spent time wandering between the dozens and dozens of stalls that you realise what a wealth of fantastic food and drink is produced in the Grampian region.
On a recent night out with a colleague, I was scouring a list of Aberdeen eateries to find one that we had yet to review for these pages.
Standing on the beach at Sandend Bay, watching the sun set while sipping a Glenglassaugh dram of rare cask release I’d poured myself was, for me, one of those “life doesn’t get much better than this” moments.
A Moray curry house has been crowned as the best in the north at an awards ceremony celebrating Indian cuisine.
Dornoch Castle Hotel restaurant has been refurbished and now bears the name of head chef, Grant MacNicol.
VIDEO: Michelin star chef Michael Smith demonstrates how to make a warming and delicious rhubarb fool
During the winter months, rhubarb crumble is the go-to pudding.
I had gone to Ullapool to pick up my husband from the Stornoway ferry.
It was a cold day outside which made the warmth of the smile that greeted us even more heartening.
Easter is three weeks away and I’m looking forward to tucking into a leg of lamb – it’s always been a favourite choice of mine for our Easter lunch.
Forget visiting the nearest chippy – Michelin-star chef Michael Smith reveals how to make the perfect battered fish at home
Certain smells trigger special memories.
Since opening in Aberdeen last summer, The Spiritualist on Langstane Place has generated lots of interest with families and fans of good food.