Royal Mile Market at the Tron Kirk


Since it ceased to be a church in 1952, the Tron Kirk has only been open to the public sporadically. It’s been an on-and-off tourist information centre and served as a live music venue during the Fringe and Hogmanay. But now it finally has its doors open to the public…

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A Taste of Kerala

Markets in Kerala

I’ve become rather obsessed with India over the last few years, not least when I discovered Atul Kochhar on the Great British Menu and started cooking dishes from his two great cookery books. He gave me an insight to a subtle balance of spices and flavours with very easy to…

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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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