World Cancer Day – Beat 6 “Do good and Feel good”

Chef and Front of House Team at Beat 6 Glasgow
  As awareness is raised around the globe today as World Cancer Day aims to 'Close the Care Gap' of this body cell disease, it brought back to mind the dining experience from my birthday lunch last week. In Dennistoun, in the east-end of Glasgow the Beat 6 restaurant is just 3 months old. It's been on my personal and Tasting Scotland 'must try' restaurant list since it opened in November 2021. "Do good - Feel good" is the motto in the latest venture from chef and restauranteur Nico Simeone, but this time it's a little different. All the profits go to a local Cancer ...

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Pumpkin & Butternut Squash Crumble Recipe

Tasting Scotland Recipe
We’ve seen recipes for everything from Raw Pumpkin Pies (yep, raw) to Pumpkin Smoothies this year, but when the weather is as cold as it’s been in Scotland this week (into minus centigrades) you definitely need something hot and delicious to use up those Halloween Pumpkins! The very word ‘crumble’ conjures up feelings of warmth, homeliness and goodness, so why not give this one a go. PUMPKIN & BUTTERNUT SQUASH CRUMBLE INGREDIENTS 100g butter (nice and cold - straight out the fridge, cut into cubes) 150g flour (plain) 5g salt (sea salt is best) 110g ...

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Celebrate the Scottish Food & Dink Fortnight on tour with Tasting Scotland

Seafood restaurant Scotland
As a special thank you for your support of Tasting Scotland, I’m delighted to be offering you and your friends or colleagues an unmissable offer on our ‘Seafood & More in a Day’ tour taking place on Wednesday 5th September as part of the Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight celebrations. This is the tour that has become a firm favourite of Tasting Scotland clients, press, celebs and influencers alike! On this memorable and delicious VIP day, with me as your personal guide, we’ll depart from central Glasgow and spend the day celebrating the rich history and ...

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‘A Luxury Seafood Day Tour with Tasting Scotland’ by lifestyle influencer Rachel Lawler

Rachel Lawler on Tasting Scotland Tour
Top lifestyle influencer Rachel Lawler was a fabulous guest on a recent 'Seafood & More in a Day' tour and the team at Tasting Scotland HQ were delighted to read her follow up review at Catch up on below on what Rachel had to say... "I’m always looking for something a little bit different to do in Scotland, but I’m not what you’d call the ‘outdoorsy’ type. It’s not that I’m fussy, it’s just that, well, I suppose I like some luxury and a glass of fizz. Nothing wrong with that! When I got an invite to a luxury food ...

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TRUST by Nico

TRUST by Nico at 111 by Nico
The concept of trust is prevalent every time you frequent a purveyor of food. You trust the quality, you trust the taste, you trust that you are not going to get ill! When you walk through the door of a restaurant you have therefore made a pact with the chef and how you feel on leaving, is totally in their hands. When we received the invite to attend the launch of TRUST at 111 by Nico (which is located in Glasgow’s West End) my immediate reaction was GENIUS. This new dining concept asks diners to sit back, relax and completely place their TRUST in the chef. The ...

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Glasgow’s most instagrammable cafe rolls into Ibrox

How would you describe Glasgow if you had to do so in 3 words? Us? Well we would say vibrant, gallus and friendly. This spirited personality is prevalent in people and places citywide and that is just one of the reasons Tasting Scotland HQ is located in Scotland’s largest city. When we are not touring with clients from around the globe, we are out scouting for new artisan producers who are going above and beyond with their craft in both Glasgow and beyond. We are also partial to a bit of cafe hopping, seeking out those that shine the brightest. Whether that be in the ...