Category Archives: Food

The Glenrothes Adventure part 5: Tradition & Competition 0

Now, if you’re going to enter this ‘Glenrothes Whisky Maker‘ competition that starts on Monday, you’ll want to be aware of some things. The first is that there is a tradition in Rothes House: guests cook breakfast. Competitively. Be prepared for that. Anyone who’s ever stayed in Rothes House has been up at the crack […]

That’s Mr Ambassador to you 0

We were recently approached by Visit Scotland to be ambassadors for the Scottish Year of Food and Drink. We of course agreed, and eagerly await the arrival of our ambassadorial cars, armed security and the ability to commit crimes abroad without fear of prosecution. In the meantime, we get to put the above logo on […]

Venison for breakfast 2

We popped back to The Antlers bistro & restaurant this morning, so chef Grahame Pettit could show us how he cooks with Jura whisky. If you happen to have any fresh Jura venison to hand, you may wish to cook along with him. If you’re thinking of popping over, make a reservation. It is, after […]

Whisky muffins 6

We made muffins. Of course, we can’t just make ordinary old muffins. We had to make WHISKY muffins. And yes, such a thing exists. The recipe calls for raisins to be soaked in the whisky, so after some deliberation, we decided that the cask strength Aberlour A’bunadh was the most raisiny whisky we had on […]

Whisky snob FAIL 19

As seen on the whisky menu at the Harbour Inn Restaurant, Bowmore.