The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards 2018

The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards 2018

The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards 2018 – Foodie Explorers joins the Finalists The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards 2018 will take place on 4th September and we are super chuffed to be finalists alongside the best of Scotland’s Food and Drink producers, restaurants and cafes. The finalists are:- BestRead More…

Feast of Fife – where to stay, what to see and where to eat – Day Two

Feast of Fife – where to stay, what to see and where to eat – Day Two

Feast of Fife – Day Two of the Fife adventure View day one of my Feast of Fife here. On day two, this was the sight I woke up to! 😍 Catchpenny Safari Lodges Sleep in the wild without being wild at Catchpenny Safari Lodges.  Nestled on the coast with gorgeousRead More…

North East Scotland Food and Drink Awards 2018

North East Scotland Food and Drink Awards 2018

Finalists announced for the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2018 36 businesses across the North East are celebrating after reaching the finals of the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2018. The awards celebrate the best of food and drink throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, and Moray. ThisRead More…

McCaskie’s of Wemyss Bay get a Royal visit

McCaskie’s of Wemyss Bay get a Royal visit

HRH The Princess Royal Opens New McCaskie’s Butchery Facility Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opened a new, state-of-the-art butchery production premises at McCaskie’s in Wemyss Bay. The royal visitor toured the new facility as she visited our chums at Mearns T McCaskie.  £800,000 has been invested n theRead More…

Celebrate Scottish Meat and Beer

Celebrate Scottish Meat and Beer

Meat loves beer A  new #Meat4Beer initiative is encouraging people to celebrate all things Scottish by pairing Scotland’s top quality beef, lamb and pork with different styles of craft beer. The joint initiative was launched by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), The Brewers Association of Scotland (TBAS) and Scotland Food &Read More…

Hutchesons, Glasgow teams up with Glenfarclas Whisky

Hutchesons, Glasgow teams up with Glenfarclas Whisky

The beautiful Hutchesons bar and restaurant have teamed up with Glenfarclas to open a private dining room with an exclusive range of 45 Glenfarclas Family Cask vintages available by the glass. James will be an ambassador for Glenfarclas Whisky in Glasgow (that sounds like a hard job!) Hutchesons owner JamesRead More…

THE UK’S TOP 5 FISH AND CHIP RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCED

THE UK’S TOP 5 FISH AND CHIP RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCED

The UK’s top five fish and chip restaurants were announced today (13 November) as they compete to be crowned winner of the Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant of the Year Award as part of the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. The  finalists are:- Burton Road ChippyRead More…

Food and Drink Glasgow Blog judging at World Scotch Pie Championships

Food and Drink Glasgow Blog judging at World Scotch Pie Championships

“PIE PIE BABY?” SINGS BAY CITY ROLLERS FRONT MAN AS HE ASKS “WHO WILL MAKE THE SHORTLIST FOR THE WORLD SCOTCH PIE CHAMPIONSHIPS?” We’ll be joining Bay City Roller front-man Les McKeown in judging the 16th World Scotch Pie Championships which will take place at Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road,Read More…

Protected status for Dundee Cake?

Protected status for Dundee Cake?

Consultation launched for PGI status bid. Dundee Cake is a step closer to having Protected Geographical Indicator (PGI) status after Scotland’s Food Secretary Richard Lochhead launched a national consultation today to consider the application. The consultation will run for 12 weeks in line with the rules of the EU ProtectedRead More…

Sausage week’s Sausage Geek with Crombies of Edinburgh

Sausage week’s Sausage Geek with Crombies of Edinburgh

To celebrate British Sausage Week (3rd – 9th Nov),  Crombies of Edinburgh ( award winning sausage maker) set the challenge of finding Sausage Week’s Sausage Geek. To do so we were invited to take their taste challenge; this comprises of tasting 5 different sausages and matching them up to a description (one ofRead More…