Game season is here – and I’m thrilled.
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Bieldside Inn has a lot on its plate: it sits in a prime position on the west side of Aberdeen along a main tourist route to Royal Deeside and luxuriates in a desirable location once described as one of the wealthiest in Scotland – and teeming with millionaires.
An Italian pizzeria will open in Aberdeen’s Union Square in November.
It is a year or two since I wrote about brambles.
Scenes from the epic 2006 Ryder Cup were flickering on the big screen in the dining room at Donald Trump’s Dunes restaurant near Aberdeen, interspersed with battles of a much different kind in trailers for the latest Game of Thrones series.
When visitors arrive, I am keen to show them the very best of the Highlands.
Here are two delicious game recipes from Michelin-star chef Tom Kitchin to try.
Offshore Europe – one of Aberdeen’s biggest oil and gas events – is back. And for many visitors to the city, finding the place to go for something to eat or drink can be tricky.
A good family-run restaurant is hard to find nowadays but this little gem in Huntly Street, Aberdeen has been a favourite of ours for some time.
At this time of year there’s often a glut of tomatoes.
Something wild was going on beneath Union Street as people rushed here and there on a Saturday night full of the usual anticipation – with hopes of enjoying a fine meal, making new friends and even exciting new encounters.
Don’t expect to find your standard chicken tikka masala and bhaji recipes in Chetna Makan’s new cookbook, because Chetna doesn’t do the expected.
A weekend at a caravan at Nairn bizarrely found us at a remote pub on the Black Isle after a recommendation from friends.
Candice Brown won the Great British Bake Off last year, and now has her first book out.
There can be few restaurants anywhere that offer a scenic panorama as good as that from Chanterelle at Kinkell House Hotel.
Scottish sea trout is a fabulous product and in season from the end of May through the summer months until the end of August. Found in lochs and rivers, it has a very subtle and delicate flavour and many consumers prefer it to salmon.
A few years ago, during a holiday to Florida with the kids, I spotted crocodile meat on a restaurant menu.
There aren't any rules about not enjoying jelly and ice cream as an adult, but it's rarely offered to us grown-ups!
Your July just got better. Aberdeen’s favourite Thai restaurant, Chaophraya is giving away a free main course when purchasing another with #TryThaiJuly!
We were spending a night at a lovely new self-catering cottage in Aboyne but, while away from home, cooking is the last thing we wanted to do, so a hunt for a decent restaurant ensued.
The coastal village of Portsoy has been in the spotlight of late, thanks to the release of the new movie, Whisky Galore!
Strawberries are a real celebration of summer. For many people they conjure up memories of picnics, garden parties, afternoon teas and, of course, Wimbledon.
Whisky lovers will be in their element while travelling around the NC500.
Skirt steak is one of the most flavourful cuts of beef, and even though it's one of the tougher cuts, with a lot of connective tissue, it's still a great steak for grilling.
Remember the popular TV show, Two Fat Ladies?
The winner of the World Tattie Scone Championship has shared her successful Cullen Skink-inspired recipe with Press and Journal readers.
There’s a reason Scotland is known as the home of whisky – and why the north of Scotland is the number one destination for connoisseurs from around the world.
Scottish langoustines are delicious, beautifully succulent and a joy to eat.
Keen to stay lean but not scrimp on flavour? Best-selling author Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, shares his recipes for a hearty meal of meatballs, and some fresh and crunchy veggie treats.
Demand for whisky is growing and along with being one of the UK's top 10 exports, we're drinking more of it at home than ever before.
There's something magical about walking down a street you've never strolled along before - you never know what's around the corner - while the same logic can be applied to visiting a country pub or restaurant that's new to you.
Trump International is pleased to announce the opening of a new Whisky Bar located within its five-star hotel - MacLeod House & Lodge - at Menie Estate, Aberdeenshire.