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Re-launched website for Scottish Food Guide & Women in Tourism Award

Re-launched website for Scottish Food Guide & Women in Tourism Award

Women in Tourism Award I was absolutely delighted to receive some super news this week – the results of a public campaign to find the Top 100 Women In Tourism were published and I’m thrilled to share that along with another
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Terra Madre 2020 brings you the World of Food

Terra Madre 2020 brings you the World of Food

Slow Food’s Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre may not be happening in the usual way in Torino this year but no pandemic was ever going to stop the course of true food and Terra Madre has emerged as an
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Open All Hours!

Open All Hours!

We emerge, traveling hopefully, optimistically; realistically acknowledging the world is different but forging on. Such is the hospitality industry. Right? Many of our friends have worked harder than they ever thought possible and my respect runs forever deep. Many have
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Lead the way…and learn lessons for Mother Earth

Lead the way…and learn lessons for Mother Earth

I could rant about the recent litter-strewn beaches and countryside, the unmentionable trash and the resulting injured animals, or nurse my wrath at the handful of vandals who have even invaded kitchen gardens this week…but I won’t. It is a
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Food Politics

Food Politics

Food has never been more political. Well, perhaps an exaggeration when I think of the Irish potato famine and the French revolutionbut nevertheless food is definitely headlining right now. Brexit (remember that?) has raised its head with the Agriculture Bill
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Moose, Marmalade and other Musings….

Moose, Marmalade and other Musings….

Week 4 of #lockdown and where are we now? Some rushed off their feet through rapidly changing circumstances; others in impossible situations and trying to remain sane. We all have our different coping mechanisms: diving into activities or deep cleaning,
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Let’s Stay in Touch

Let’s Stay in Touch

Dear friends, fellow foodies and all those in hospitality business, an extended and diverse family indeed. Words cannot express the situation that most of us are in right now – at least not repeatable words! And whilst we are naturally
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Looking back, and forward to 2020

Looking back, and forward to 2020

Some of us are fortunate to take a wee pause just now, gather our thoughts and reflect with friends and family. Others are still on a rollercoaster of guests and hospitality, food orders, even milking! Our thoughts are with you
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New Seasonal Offers Page on Scottish Food Guide & Slow Food in the UK Awards

New Seasonal Offers Page on Scottish Food Guide & Slow Food in the UK Awards

Our latest addition to Scottish Food Guide is the Seasonal Offers link. Many Members offer wonderful seasonal offers and after Members’ feedback we thought what better way to highlight their seasonal news than on a home page link, refreshed weekly
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Edible Scotland with Slow Food Scania

Edible Scotland with Slow Food Scania

When asked to organise food travel for a group of Slow Food Swedes the challenge is always to compress the exceptional into a manageable and affordable format: a task we enjoy as we love sharing Scotland’s finest with folk who
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Goodfoodology!

Goodfoodology!

I count myself lucky indeed that the interests and pursuits I am most passionate about happen also to be how I earn my living: Good food, where to find it and what to do with it is my stock in
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Happy Memories from Royal Highland Show 2019

Happy Memories from Royal Highland Show 2019

Thanks to one and all! Hard to believe it’s over for another year and what an amazing time we had – thanks to chefs, cooks, students and RHASSplus a fabulous spouse or two lending a hand and of course all
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