Wild at Heart

Dining in the Wilds of Scotland with the Mad March Hare is more than just eating outside, it’s innovative and contemporary dining at its best. And in 2019 they’re trying to break a Scottish record by holding the longest-table forest feast, while at the same protecting acres of magical rain forest through the World Land…

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Italian Chocolate Cake

Easter is all about the chocolate for me. But it has to be good chocolate and this cake hits the mark big time and better still, it’s gluten free! WHAT YOU NEED 250g  ground almonds 250g 85% or 90% dark chocolate (Lindt) 250g salted butter 250g golden caster sugar 6 organic free range eggs Pinch…

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Food with a View

Garleton Lodge nestled in a countryside setting between Haddington and Gullane has been awarded a four-star gold accolade from VisitScotland. I went along to discover just what this delightful small hotel offers. Having worked in the property and catering industries in the Middle East, Angela and David Cockerton, decided to return to the UK and…

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Re-gin-eration

Once considered mother’s ruin, gin is now the modern tipple of choice. Gin parties, gin menus, ginvent calendars and even a gin hotel – the UK’s renewed passion for all things gin is fast creating a whole new industry and craft distilleries offering unique blends are on the rise. We caught up with East Lothian…

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Q&A… Tom Kitchin

Michelin-starred chef Tom Kitchin and his award-winning team have recently opened their fourth Edinburgh restaurant, Southside Scran, in the heart of Bruntsfield. But they’re also expanding east with the opening of The Bonnie Badger in Gullane. We caught up with Tom to ask him a few questions… What is your greatest achievement? As a father…

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