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Food and Drink
You don't have to trek to the health-food shop for foods with benefits; they're already in your kitchen
The Milton Brasserie, Milton of Crathes
GIANT DANCING TEACAKES?
by Michael Smith of the Three Chimneys restaurant in Skye
Pass by Forsyth's engineering yard in Rothes and you'll often hear clanging, hammering sounds.
Oban town centre will take on a distinctly continental atmosphere this weekend as a traditional European Food and Craft Fair takes place.
If your daily commute takes you through the north-east countryside, you may be one of many people who travel through New Pitsligo without giving it a second thought.
Feeding the clan can result in making a multitude of meals - and Jane Kennedy has had enough. Thankfully, the mum of five has a cunning plan: one dish, two ways...
Michelin-star chef Nick Nairn shows you how to make a comforting and special Scottish feast with hand-dived scallops
Wine and cheese are often combined, but what about pairing beer and cheese?
Glenmorangie has revealed its finest, and rarest, whisky creation to date, Pride 1978, which has enjoyed the longest extra-maturation period of any single malt produced by the distiller in its 171-year history.
Prawns come by very many different names - langoustines, Norwegian lobsters, scampi, Dublin Bay prawns, and then there are squatties, squat lobsters, which are yet another variation on a prawn.
Forget fancy terrines and delicate jus, if you want to impress chef Tony Singh, just heat up some baked beans and offer him some sparkling company While the Scottish chef, one half of BBC2's The Incredible Spice Men, has tucked into some of the finest food in the world, for him, fancy fodder is nothing without good people to enjoy it with.
Cooking trends may have changed since Wahaca founder Thomasina Miers won MasterChef almost a decade ago, but her passion for Mexican food is as fiery as ever Catching recent instalments of MasterChef, Thomasina Miers finds herself marvelling at how things have changed since she won the BBC contest in 2005.
Michelin-star chef Tom Kitchin is a fan of foraging for Scottish girolles, known as golden chanterelles. They smell like fresh apricots and have a peppery taste. He suggests how to use them
Food from the north-east of Scotland probably isn't the healthiest out there... infact you can pretty much guarantee any dietician taking one look at our favourite snacks would go into meltdown.
Think delicious Indian cuisine can’t be good for you? Think again. We catch up with the gorgeously healthy chef Dipna Anand
Better known for its oil and gas industries, Baku is hardly the first choice for a city break. But with new hotel openings and flight routes, the destination is opening up to leisure tourism
A couple of years ago I was in Perth meeting business colleagues in a city centre hotel. Even before I checked in they told me we needed to go out to eat. There was nothing wrong with the fare on offer but the hotel was full of people from bus tours all wanting fed at the same time. My companions were looking for something quieter and perhaps a bit more adventurous.
Try something exotic for your next barbecue, says Michael Smith, of the Three Chimneys restaurant on Skye
Ashleigh Barbour enjoyed a visit to Sutherlands Guest House in Kingussie so much, that she could happily have moved in
Lesley Taylor soaked up the fabulous views and fantastic food at Fonab Castle Hotel, in Perthshire
There is a farmer in Sutherland who owns a little bit of paradise. I know, because we were standing on an idyllic beach, below a cliff on which his farmhouse sits, staring in awe across the Dornoch Firth.
Learning about food and cooking from scratch is one of the most valuable skills a child can learn.
It's official: beer is our favourite drink. But is it any good for us? You betcha says Abi Jackson
It’s not often my daughter pays heed to what I say, but her favourite food is steak, usually cooked so rare you’d swear it hadn’t been anywhere near the kitchen.
Those of us who buy strawberries - instead of growing our own - are frequently unaware of the vast difference between the varieties.
In an old warehouse in London’s trendy East End, there’s a secret army at work, cooking up a storm. Nile Street is Jamie Oliver HQ, from where the chef and his team of cooks mastermind his next move.
Thousands of visitors are expected to attend The Scottish Caravan & Camping Show which take place at the Thainstone Centre, Inverurie on Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21.
It's a thrill for me as a chef to take classic, traditional dishes and give them my own modern twist. It's something chef Dominic Jack and I have had a lot of fun creating at our gastro pub, The Scran & Scallie.