Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff

Stroganoff was one of those dishes  that seemed to be on every hotel menu throughout the 80s and 90s.  It seems to have finally lost its ‘must-have title’ over the past decade but it does occasionally pop up in the odd village pub. Unfortunatley,  it can often be a little …

Braised beef

Braised Short Rib of Beef

Do you know that in a single braise from a rib of beef you get two very different beef dishes for a family of four? For all us busy parents this is a no-brainer. I mentioned in my Courier column that I would make this dish at home and take some …

Perthshire raspberries with lemon posset & almonds

Perthshire Raspberries with Lemon Posset & Almonds

This elegant treat is as easy to make as it is to eat.  For me, the perfect balance of acidity and sweetness allows the raspberries fantastic flavour to shine.  The lemon posset with only three simple ingredients is a fantastic recipe to get the kids involved in and is perfect …

Graeme Pallister makes Grown Up Hot Chocolate

Grown Up Hot Chocolate

You will all know what I mean when I talk about a food craving; not just the reserve of the pregnant woman a proper craving will silently peck away at you until sated. When someone mentions they are having a curry for dinner, I get a craving that will last …