• Ah, the ubiquitous tattie scone – some like ‘em hot, some like ‘em cold. Well, they’re maybe not just so common these days, but I’m sure still frequently enjoyed as a staple of the big breakfast fry-up. Summer and winter they hold their own, writes Lilias Mac.

  • FANCY TRYING your hand at oor Kenny Fletcher's signature dish?

  • Try this delicious recipe for Riso Gallo risotto with mixed mushrooms.

  • A warm potato salad, using Greek Yoghurt instead of full fat mayo!

  • by Helen Cross

  • Haggis doesn’t have the best reputation, not even in Scotland.  To find out just how much – or how little – haggis’ popularity has wavered over the years, Sykes Cottages, (www.sykescottages.co.uk) a UK-based holiday lettings agency, commissioned a YouGov survey asking how likely people would be to try this time-honoured Scotch staple.
    The survey found that almost two thirds of respondents wouldn’t try a haggis dish if they saw it on a menu in a restaurant. What? Why?

  • By Helen Cross

    People largely associate salads with diets and lettuce leaves. This doesn’t have to be the case, although, yes, they can be full of goodness and that’s no bad thing.

  • Pancakes are very easy to make and taste great.

  • What could be more tempting with a cup of tea, than freshly made fruit tea loaf.  Helen Wilson has supplied this easy recipe.