Go la la for Chocolate


We love discovering local producers and were very pleased to discover Chocolala at the recent FEAST event at Jewel and Esk College.  Having very happily munched my way through some of their lovely fresh tasty chocolates, I thought I’d get in touch with Jim Hogg to find out more about…

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Yeast: Fresh is best?

Wholemeal breads

You’ll probably have realised by now, that I am very interested in bread making and am definitely on a mission to improve my skills. Forgive me for being evangelical, but I find it so rewarding – I love making magic! Those of you who have made bread, have probably used…

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What’s in Season – March

Scottish rhubarb growing nicely

Spring is a time for sowing rather than harvesting, but some ingredients reach their peak just now. Beautiful morel mushrooms and forced rhubarb vie with imported new potatoes and Spanish strawberries. A challenge to eat locally, but not impossible! Fruit and Vegetables Chicory, carrots, rhubarb, jerusalem artichokes, fennel, potatoes from…

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