Graeme Pallister of 63 Tay Street Perth local honest simple wine blog

Can A Chef Write A Wine Blog?

Here’s how I look at wine; I’m not a wine guru, I don’t own a bow-tie and my imagination doesn’t take me to “toast spread with buttercups and cherries” when I inhale a large whiff of Merlot.  So can I write a Wine Blog? Well, I do love wine.  I know the basics, I enjoy the …

Delicious, Fresh and easier Than You Think! A great starter or light lunch

Salmon Tartare with Smoked Salmon & Quail’s Egg

  Smoked Salmon is such a staunch Scottish favourite you’d be forgiven for not knowing that it was in fact the Russians who brought the idea of smoking salmon to our shores somewhere in the late 19th century. The refrigeration was so poor they needed a way of preserving this wonderful pink …

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A Strange Breed Indeed : The Life of A Chef

I’ve heard it said often that chefs are a “separate breed of people” a “special type”.  It’s a bit of a sweeping generalisation that the Politically Correct HR bods would surely have a field day over.  The question is, do I agree? Mmmm – I’d probably have to say yes. …