Scotland’s Epicurean Seafood Tour is Ready to Eat

The 2015 Seafood Week has come to an end, but whilst the week may be over the celebration continues. Here we let you into a little epicurean seafood secret of our own. We think you’re going to love it! They say collaboration is the key to success, and of course it definitely helps if you are developing two magical new Epicurean Seafood Tour, Tasting & Cooking Experiences that you do it with likeminded specialists. George Campbell & Sons, based in Perth and established in 1872, have a wealth of experience and an exceptional reputation for providing the ...

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Celebration Food and Whisky Tour of Scotland

(Gastronom magazine, photographer Ekaterina Morgunova)
As promised a chance for you to share in our fantastic 14 day culinary, food and drink celebration tour around Scotland. Enjoy the highlights of the first quarter, as we take you on a delicious culinary and cultural journey during Visit Scotland’s official ‘Year of Food & Drink’ and the British Food Fortnight. Day one begins in Glasgow, recently voted the friendliest city in the world. It's as vibrant and dynamic as they come, with informal dining being the route most travelled. "Unfussy, authentic and delicious" is how our guests described their first ...

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Food for business as well as pleasure

Company CEO's at business Event
It’s less than a month until the World Food Travel Association (WFTA) starts orchestrating the largest food and drink based research project ever conducted. What’s more everyone from DMO’s to individuals with a passion to develop Scotland in the business or tourism sector can get involved. Although Scotland excels at promoting Whisky Tourism, I’m sure you will agree in relation to Food Tourism there is still work to do (for yes, we are indeed more – much more - than simply haggis and shortbread). There is absolutely no doubt we have the potential to be a ...

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3 Scottish foods worth going the extra mile for

A Highland cow
These 3 delicious Scottish foods are not quite so easy to find, but here's why they're well worth going the extra mile for. Would you travel for food? If so you are part of a fast growing population of experience seekers. Those, who love nothing more than getting to grips with the country they are in via the readily available iconic national dishes and the more unusual regional and local specialities. As dedicated food travellers ourselves we work tirelessly at Tasting Scotland to create a range of premium quality culinary, food and whisky tours across the whole of ...

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Scotland’s Gin: The Perfect Golf Tonic

Bottle of Golf Gin From Eden.Mill
As the British Open Golf tournament tees off this week in St Andrews, Scotland we give thought to an altogether different G&T. Find out how you can get involved without even lifting a club. Sitting in the Jigger Inn looking directly onto the 17th hole of golf’s famous Old Course is only one of two places in the world where you can buy the Scottish made Jigger Ale. Whilst the maker, the Belhaven Brewery, established in 1719 most definitely isn’t one of the new wave of artisan beer makers they are happy enough to create a smaller batch of beer for this famous Inn ...

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Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015 – July’s Jewels

Sweet, finely perfumed, moderately tart, red, yellow, amber-coloured or white, the Scottish raspberry shines like the jewel it is. From a pop-up roadside stall to a Michelin star restaurant, we look at why these edible diamonds are truly in the words of Michelin ‘worthy of a detour’. Despite their probable East Asia origins, the East of Scotland and in particular the regions of Fife, Angus and Perthshire have years of experience in growing premium soft fruits. It is no surprise that in this the ‘Year of Food and Drink’ in Scotland the focus of celebration in ...