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Ask the chef: Waste not, want not

Eat on the Green’s renowned chef owner, Craig Wilson, has been working with Food Waste Scotland to help cut food waste.  Here, he shares his top tips… In Aberdeen, the shire and Moray, we dump over 46,000 tonnes of food waste in the North-east each year, adding to climate change and methane gas emissions from…

Bramble

Bramble Ingredients 50ml Porter’s Gin 25ml Lemon juice 12.5ml Simple syrup 7.5ml Braemble Gin Liqueur A classic cocktail created by the late Dick Bradsell in 1984, the Bramble is a firm favourite within the cocktail world combining gin and blackberry liqueur for this summery thirst quencher. orchidaberdeen.com

Trend Tries: The Carriage

Your carriage awaits As you approach The Carriage in Ballater, it’s impossible not to be impressed by the fresh green and white wooden frontage of the rebuilt Ballater railway station. Inside the leather banquettes, the Royal Waiting Room, reproduction posters for the railway era and station platform all nostalgically recreate the feeling of a bygone…

Chef focus: Alan Clarke, Maryculter House

At 28, Alan Clarke is the head chef at Maryculter House Hotel, having worked his way up via kitchens in Cullen, Edinburgh, Skye and Aberdeen. When he’s not in the kitchen Alan enjoys eating out and spending time with his partner Sarah in their new home, as well as getting to grips with the garden.…

Dine in style at Rothesay Rooms

Book a table at Rothesay Rooms in Ballater and not only will you be delighted by the food, lovingly prepared and presented by Executive Chef Ross Cochrane, but you’ll be participating in a unique charitable project. The restaurant was opened by The Prince’s Foundation in 2016 as part of His Royal Highness The Prince of…

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