Sunshine Tomatoes

This time of year, for me, is all about tomatoes – in all shapes, tastes, colours and sizes. One dish I love to make is a pasta dish, full of tomato flavour. But because it’s summer, I keep it lighter by sun blushing the little red jewels in the oven – the flavour intensifies and…

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Farming your Local Quality Produce

The food we eat, its provenance and the welfare of the animals providing it, is of more concern to us more than ever before – and rightly so. It’s been almost a year since Jane and Grant Brand opened the doors to their farm shop, the Brand Family Larder at East Fortune Farm and what…

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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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