A Day to Savour at Summerhall


The Summerhall arts space, in the old Dick Vet, has established itself as an absolute gem of a place, playing host to all manner of intriguing events, exhibitions and shows. The middle Sunday of June saw it transformed into a food-lovers paradise called Savour, a festival of food arranged across…

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Mara seaweed recipes

Vegetable soup with sea weed and crusty bread - perfect for lunch

Isn’t it odd that we associate eating seaweed with Asian cuisine? After all, we have actually used it in this country for centuries, in fact since prehistoric times. It’s time to change that. When you need a savoury, salty touch use seaweed! I’ve been trying out some samples from Mara Seaweed…

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63 Tay Street, Perth

Carpaccio of smoked haddock, chopped duck egg and curry. Photo Brendan MacNeill

Those of you who also have birthday’s in January will understand my frustration. Not only is my birthday far too near Christmas, when you want to celebrate, you find that many of your favourite chefs are on holiday. Not that I begrudge them a break, but why does it have…

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