In this weekly series, Rebecca Shearer speaks to those who have helped shape Scotland’s food and drink industry, and finds out more about the role that fine fare has played throughout their life and career…
Being Fife’s Food Ambassador is no easy feat but trained chef Christopher Trotter, 62, is perhaps one of the best candidates to take on the role.
The Aberdeenshire-born chef, writer, food consultant and event organiser has contributed a wealth of his knowledge and experience to Scotland’s local food scene and continues to champion the country’s natural larder.
Childhood and teens – Strawberries and black pepper
Despite being born in the north-east of Scotland, the start of Christopher’s culinary journey began once his family moved further south west, into Perthshire.