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Irish Coffee

Ingredients • 25ml Tullamore Dew • 20ml Guinness Reduction • 80ml Coffee • Topped with whipped cream & Aphrodite Bitters With winter well on the way, this classic cocktail is perfect for the festive season. The coffee is kept at a constant 85 degrees Celsius with a water bath, so is quick and easy when…

Nature’s Larder: Promoting health & wellbeing

Nature’s Larder on Holburn Street has been a favourite with the city’s health-conscious for over 40 years. Since Hazel took over the business last year the shop has undergone refurbishment, transforming the store into a modern and attractive space. Hazel explained, ‘We stock whole foods, organic vegetables, local eggs and produce, gluten free/dairyfree/ vegan alternatives,…

Trend Tries: Silver Darling

For me there are few better wraparound views in Aberdeen, than that from the floor to ceiling windows surrounding the Silver Darling restaurant on Pocra Quay. Whether catching a glimpse of dolphins and seals playing around the harbour mouth during a summer lunch, gazing at the brightly lit sweep of the coastline in the evening,…

Aberdeenshire-based Twin River distillery launches craft whisky product after £200k investment

Newly launched Banchory-based Twin River Distillery is expanding its craft drink offering with the production and laying down of its first casks of Twin River Whisky Twin River comes from the team behind Deeside Brewery and has recently invested over £200k in the distillery to accommodate the production of its spirits, with plans for new…

Ask the chef

Eat on the Green’s Craig Wilson says planning ahead is the key to great festive food… Christmas cooking can be pretty stressful, especially if you have a big crowd and a small kitchen! My advice is to plan your menu in November, shop ahead and freeze in advance where you can. On the day, reduce…

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