Cook’s Notes: The Quintessential Lemon

Lemons - full of vitamin C, zesty and colourful. They liven up drinks and food.

The humble lemon (part of the citrus fruit family) is a classy, essential (and compact) natural cook’s choice in the kitchen. Lemons have a high concentration of vitamin C conferring a wide variety of health benefits. With potassium to prevent heart problems, natural citric acid to improve digestion and antioxidants…

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Sunday Lunch at The Sheep Heid, Duddingston

Box-baked camembert, chutney and dough sticks

I was looking forward to trying a re-launched offering at The Sheep Heid. When I last went a few years ago, the menu was a reflection of new corporate owners, Johnny Walker. Although the charming jumbled antiquities and dark wood furnishings remained, the food and drink felt soulless. This time,…

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