This month's newsletter article by our Writer in Residence, Linda
Jackson, showcases all that is good in the Scottish kitchen
case you are looking for a little help in producing your next
gastronomic masterpiece, we have a number of cookery classes that will
inspire you to the next level.
If you prefer to watch a chef as he
prepares each dish, then there are a number of 'Chef's Tables'
where you can inspect and interact with the maestros at work, right in
the heart of their kitchen.
The offerings range from Deseo at
Gleneagles where from quiet corner booths to big tables for groups you
get up close to the chefs as they prepare your dishes before your very
eyes, to Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa in Edinburgh where you can dine
in splendid isolation, all by yourself at The Pass or The Kitchen
If you do choose Deseo, you can taste premium Scotch Beef, with
the creation of the 'breed book', which gives diners the chance to
choose beef in the same way they select fine wines and whiskies.
book features four native and two continental breeds and each week
offers a different 'guest breed', to showcase the different
characteristics and flavours of Scottish cattle.
Executive Chef, Martin Hollis, from the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa is doing something different and will be running monthly demonstrations at the Fife Farmers' Market each time it visits St Andrews – the first Saturday in each month, starting this weekend.
The first demonstration is this Saturday (4th May) at the Fife Farmers' Market, St Andrews and Martin's recipes will be available to download from http://bit.ly/17v2YPM