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Kitchen Stars

Meet Kirsty Pirie, Head Chef at Milton on the Corner I started out in my first kitchen when I was still at school, working as a kitchen porter. I loved the teamwork and enrolled in the Professional Cookery course at Aberdeen College, going on to get my HNC. During my first year at college, I…

Orchid

French Martini First created in a New York bar in 1980’s, the French Martini made a comeback, taking SoHo by storm in 1996 this sweet and fruity drink cemented itself as one of the world’s favourite classic cocktails. We’ve always had a love for the classic’s here at Orchid, keeping true to the original but…

Food Feature

Bakers Dozen (Okay, it’s 18 but you can’t have too much cake) Sometimes, it’s all about the carbs. The smell of oven-warmed bread, the salt-laden flakiness of a buttery, the cool contrasting creaminess of cheesecake and sharp berries, the perfection of patisserie or the gloriously unrestrained sugar rush of icing on a cup cake. Here’s…

Kitchen Confidential

Meet Dave Amos, Ferryhill House Hotel’s new Head Chef When I was growing up in Peterculter, I spent a lot of time down by the river and roaming in the woods as a child. My love of nature is reflected in my hobbies. I love camping with family and growing my own produce in our garden.…

Takeaways

Trend’s top takeaways Since we’re not sure what restrictions, if any, we’ll face on socialising this winter, we thought we’d share our selection of the best takeaways in the city and shire. Each has something special about it, whether it’s the way they contribute to the community, their attention to details, the way they source…

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