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Rack of Lamb with Dauphinoise Potatoes & Seasonal Bean Cassoulet

Rack of Lamb with Dauphinoise Potatoes & Seasonal Bean Cassoulet
Rack of Lamb with Dauphinoise Potatoes & Seasonal Bean Cassoulet

Make this delicious Rack of Lamb with Dauphinoise Potatoes and Seasonal Bean Cassoulet from Uisge Restaurant in Murthly. It's suprisingly easy to make and is a real show-stopper!

23rd June 2016

Bramble Gin Cocktail

Bramble Gin Cocktail
Bramble Gin Cocktail

This tasty bramble gin cocktail is an absolute show-stopper and the perfect way to shake it up for Spring!

23rd March 2017

Spring Frittata

Mini Spring Frittatas
Mini Spring Frittatas

These tasty little Spring Fritattas are the perfect snack on the go and would make a lovely addition to any party or picnic.

16th March 2017

Roast Monkfish Tail and Mussel Broth

Roast Monkfish Tail and Mussel Broth
Roast Monkfish Tail and Mussel Broth

This week's recipe comes from the amazing George Campbell and Sons Fishmongers in Perth. This delicious roast Monkfish tail and mussel broth packs a flavoursome punch! It's also super easy to make and bursting full of nourishing goodness.

9th March 2017

Ginger Iced Tea

Ginger Iced Tea
Ginger Iced Tea

Gill makes this deliciously refreshing Ginger Iced Tea with the best loose leaf tea in town from the amazing Bean Shop on George Street - they don't just sell coffee you know!

2nd March 2017

Beetroot Hummus

Beetroot Hummus
Beetroot Hummus

This week Gill has made one of my all time favourites - Hummus. I love a good helping of Hummus on everything from salads to crisps this versatile dip is a wonder food and by adding beetroot it creates a whole new flavour.

23rd February 2017

Wild Rice and Quinoa Salad with Soya Beans

Wild Rice and Quinoa Salad with Soya Beans
Wild Rice and Quinoa Salad with Soya Beans

This bowl is packed full of superfoods that will nourish your whole body! It's the perfect side to a main course or as a lunch on-the-go!

16th February 2017

Seafood Crispy Noodles

Seafood Crispy Noodles
Seafood Crispy Noodles

We caught up with Linda Chan from the iconic Jade Garden Chinese Restaurant and got her age-old recipe for these super tasty seafood noodles so you can all rustle them up at home.

2nd February 2017

Fillet Beef and Black Bean Sauce

Fillet Beef and Black Bean Sauce
Fillet Beef and Black Bean Sauce

Rustle up an authentic Chinese Beef and Black Bean Sauce at home with this #SmallCityRecipe. You'll be amazed at how simple and tasty this is!

26th January 2017

Savoury Carrot Loaf

Savoury Carrot Loaf
Savoury Carrot Loaf

This tasty savoury loaf is the perfect addition to a warm, hearty bowl of soup or on its own warmed and slathered with butter mmmmmm!

26th January 2017

Homemade Tomato Ketchup

Homemade Tomato Ketchup
Homemade Tomato Ketchup

Gill makes her own take on the nations favourite condiment, ketchup! We all love a dollop of the red stuff on our plate now and again so why not make your own!

19th January 2017

Blueberry & Scottish Oats Smoothie Bowl

Blueberry & Scottish Oats Smoothie Bowl
Blueberry & Scottish Oats Smoothie Bowl

Forget about slurping a lumpy, foul tasting green smoothie, tuck into this nutritious, healthy and easy to make smoothie and oats bowl. Not only will this fill you up but it will also help kick-start your morning in the most healthy way possible.

12th January 2017

Chanterelle Risotto with Truffle Oil

Chanterelle Risotto with Truffle Oil
Chanterelle Risotto with Truffle Oil

This creamy risotto is the perfect warming comfort food. With tasty chanterelle mushrooms and a touch of truffle oil it's moreish and delicious!

5th January 2016

Daffy's Gin Winter Goddess Cocktail

Daffy's Gin Winter Goddess Cocktail
Daffy's Gin Winter Goddess Cocktail

This Daffy's Gin cocktail is the perfect Christmas tipple. It will most definitely wow your guests and the sprig of seasonal rosemary and crystallised ginger set it off perfectly!

22nd December 2016

Perthshire Iasg Brot Soup

Perthshire Iasg Brot Soup
Perthshire Iasg Brot Soup

Charmaine Assenti from Perth created this delicious Perthshire inspired soup to become the winner of this year's Zuppa Soup Making Competition!

15th December 2016

Asian Soy Chicken Noodle Broth

Asian Soy Chicken Noodle Broth
Asian Soy Chicken Noodle Broth

This week Gill has rustled up a super tasty and nutritious Asian style noodle broth, perfect for the colder nights!

8th December 2016

Edinburgh Gin Plum and Vanilla Liqueur Cheesecake

Edinburgh Gin Plum and Vanilla Liqueur Cheesecake
Edinburgh Gin Plum and Vanilla Liqueur Cheesecake

Big G rustled up this super tasty cheesecake using Edinburgh Gin's new Plum and Vanilla liqueur at our Small City Stall at the St Andrews Day Festival in Perth 2016!

29th November 2016

Roasted Beetroot Salad with Ramiro Peppers, Pecans & Parmesan

Roasted Beetroot Salad with Ramiro Peppers, Pecans & Parmesan
Roasted Beetroot Salad with Ramiro Peppers, Pecans & Parmesan

This week Gill has rustled up this amazing recipe that looks fantastic but tastes even better! The roasted beetroot is filling and nutritious and makes for the perfect lunch on the go.

24th November 2016

Simon Howie Maple & Mustard Christmas Ham

Maple & Mustard Glazed Ham
Maple & Mustard Glazed Ham

This delicious Maple & Mustard Glazed Christmas Ham from Simon Howies will be the perfect addition to the Christmas Table.

1st December 2016

Quince Jam

Quince Jam
Quince Jam

Quince Jam has the most amazing aroma and releases a fragrance which can be described as a mix of vanilla and apple. This recipe is so easy to follow and super tasty!

17th November 2016

Life Changing Bread

Life-Changing Bread
Life-Changing Bread

Gill found this delicious recipe from 'My New Roots' by Sarah Britton and we have to say the title of this recipe is no exaggeration it will change your life!

10th November 2016

Roasted Pear Crumble

Roasted Pear Crumble
Roasted Pear Crumble

This week Gill has served up the perfect seasonal dessert with this tasty roasted pear crumble. It is a great Autumn treat!

3rd November 2016

Roasted Pumpkin & Tarragon Soup

Roasted Pumpkin & Tarragon Soup
Roasted Pumpkin & Tarragon Soup

This week Gill has rustled up the perfect Autumn warmer of Roasted Pumpkin & Tarragon Soup.

27th October 2016

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Thyme & Chilli

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Thyme & Chilli
Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Thyme & Chilli

Gill's homegrown veg is the star of her roasted spaghetti squash with thyme and chilli.

20th October 2016

Spiced Gin Cured Salmon

Spiced Gin Cured Salmon
Spiced Gin Cured Salmon

Hot from The Wee G & T Festival in Perth, this wonderful Gin Cured Salmon is a delicious treat as a snack or a starter.

28th September 2016

Autumn Fruit Pavlova

Autumn Fruit Pavlova
Autumn Fruit Pavlova

This Autumn Fruit Pavlova is a delicious fruity and sweet recipe that's easy to make and great for a dinner party. Sprinkle with local Perthshire soft fruits and you've got a total show stopper!

29th September 2016

Rhubarb and Ginger Gin Cheesecake

Rhubarb & Ginger Gin Cheesecake
Rhubarb & Ginger Gin Cheesecake

Big G came along to Provender Browns 'Wee G & T Festival' and headed up a fab Small City Cook Demo, where he made this deliciously moreish Rhubarb & Ginger Cheesecake.

22nd September 2016

Pickled Cucumbers

Pickled Cucumbers
Pickled Cucumbers

If you're looking for a super quick and easy recipe to use up any spare cucumbers in your fridge then Gill Murray gives us a super quick and easy recipe for pickling them.

15th September 2016

Homemade Plum Jam

Homemade Plum Jam
Homemade Plum Jam

This weeks #SmallCityRecipe is how to make a perfect plum jam. With the garden plum trees starting to ripen then there is no better way to use them up.

11th August 2016

Banana And Lavender Loaf

Banana And Lavender Loaf
Banana And Lavender Loaf

This gorgeous take on a Banana Loaf uses fresh lavender to bring a beautifully soft scent and summery, fresh flavour to everyone's favourite teatime treat.

7th July 2016

Turbot & Chorizo Stew with Curried Courgette Foam

Turbot & Chorizo Stew with Curried Courgette Foam
Turbot & Chorizo Stew with Curried Courgette Foam

This week's #SmallCityRecipe is a show-stopping Turbot & Chorizo Stew with Curried Courgette Foam from Fonab Castle Hotel and Spa's 3 AA Rosette Award Sandeman's fine dining restaurant in the heart of Perthshire.

30th June 2016

Crazy Rice

Crazy Brown Rice
Crazy Brown Rice

This week's #SmallCityRecipe is a delicious and fun crazy brown rice recipe. This dish is really nutritious and quick and easy to make - ideal for keeping the kids happy!

16th June 2016

Strawberry and Cream Ice Pops

Strawberry and Cream Ice Pops
Strawberry and Cream Ice Pops

This week Gill has gone all summery and made some strawberry and cream ice lollies. These are perfect for long summner nights in the garden and healthy for the kids to cool down and snack on.

9th June 2016

Coquille St Jacques

Coquille St Jacques
Coquille St Jacques

You have to try this fabulous Coquille St Jacques recipe West Coast Hand dived Scallops, covered in a creamy veloute sauce, topped with mashed potato and a cheese crust from George Campbell and Sons!

2nd June 2016

Oven Baked Salmon with Mashed Potato and Wilted Spinach

Oven Baked Salmon Fillet with Mashed Potato and Wilted Spinach
Oven Baked Salmon Fillet with Mashed Potato and Wilted Spinach

Gill visited the Fishers Hotel in Pitlochry and tried this great salmon dish from their menu.

26th May 2016

Old Fashioned Lovage & Potato Soup

Old Fashioned Lovage & Potato Soup
Old Fashioned Lovage & Potato Soup

This lovage and potato soup is a great flavour combination. It's not only super healthy but also really quick and easy to make - and an old fashioned aphrodisiac!

19th May 2016

Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt Tart

Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt Tart
Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt Tart

This divine dark chocolate and sea salt tart from the East Haugh House Hotel in Pitlochry is heaven on a plate!

11th May 2016

Breast of Duck with Spring Veg

Breast of Duck, Spring Vegetables, Pan Fried Maris Peer Potatoes with a Red Wine Sauce
Breast of Duck, Spring Vegetables, Pan Fried Maris Peer Potatoes with a Red Wine Sauce

This week's recipe comes from Graham Dewar, the Head Chef at the wonderful Apron Stage restaurant in Stanley.

5th May 2016

Spring Sausage, Pepper and Bean Casserole

Spring Casserole with Sausages, Peppers & Beans
Spring Casserole with Sausages, Peppers & Beans

This hearty casserole with sausage, pepper and bean is the perfect cross over between spring and winter family meal.

28th April 2016

Scotch Beef Fillet Wrapped in Pancetta

Scotch Beef Fillet Wrapped in Pancetta with Braised Shin, Asparagus and a Leek & Truffle Gratin.
Scotch Beef Fillet Wrapped in Pancetta with Braised Shin, Asparagus and a Leek & Truffle Gratin.

Tasty Scotch beef fillet wrapped in pancetta, braised shin, asparagus, leek & truffle gratin. From the Masters restaurant at Murrayshall Hotel in Scone, Perthshire.

21st April 2016

Apple and Butternut Squash Soup

Apple and Butternut Squash Soup
Apple and Butternut Squash Soup

A lovely sweet and savoury apple and butternut sqaush soup, with the apples coming from the Big Apple itself!

14th April 2016

Shepherd's Salad

Shepherd's Salad
Shepherd's Salad

Juicy, healthy and vibrant Mediterranean inspired Shepherds salad.

7th April 2016

Cod and Chorizo Risotto

Cod and Chorizo Risotto
Cod and Chorizo Risotto

This tasty Cod and Chorizo risotto is creamy and moreish but also super healthy. It is the perfect easy to cook meal for all the family.

31st March 2016

Chocolate Chip Hot Cross Buns

Chocolate Chip Hot Cross Buns
Chocolate Chip Hot Cross Buns

Our delicious Easter Hot Cross Bun is a twist on the traditional, with yummy chocolate chips instead of dried fruit.

23rd March 2016

Sausage, Courgette Tortilla Pizza

Sausage, Courgette & Rosemary Tortilla Style Pizza
Sausage, Courgette & Rosemary Tortilla Style Pizza

Gill cleverly uses tortilla wraps to create a quick and nutritious pizza recipe that the kids will love.

16th March 2016

Green Nebula

Green Nebula Smoothie
Green Nebula Smoothie

Try this nutritious and delicious Green Nebula Smoothie!

9th March 2016

Early Spring Green Soup

Early Spring Green Soup
Early Spring Green Soup

Spring has sprung! Try this deliciously tempting Spring Greens soup and kick back and listen to the birds chirping with the promise of warmer months ahead.

2nd March 2016

Poached Egg over Avocado and Sourdough

Poached Egg over Avocado and Sourdough
Poached Egg over Avocado and Sourdough

We've gone all #fitspo with this delicious poached egg over avocado and sourdough for a healthy choice.

24th February 2016

Fennel and Orange Salad

Fennel and Orange Salad with a Lemon Dressing
Fennel and Orange Salad with a Lemon Dressing

Try this delicious Winter Salad with tantalising Lemon Dressing to tempt your tastebuds.

17th February 2016

Creamy Tartiflette

Creamy Tartiflette
Creamy Tartiflette

This delicious and Tartiflette recipe comes from Glendoick Garden Centre as they prepare for their potato weekend.

11th February 2016

Beetroot Brownies with Mango Chilli

Beetroot Brownies with Mango Chilli
Beetroot Brownies with Mango Chilli

A delectable combination of beetroot and chocolate in these tempting brownies for this week's Small City recipe.

4th February 2016

Turnip Gratin

Turnip Gratin
Turnip Gratin

Sooth the January blues with this delicious Turnip Gratin.

27th January 2016

Vegetarian Haggis Gougeres

Vegetarian Haggis Gougeres
Vegetarian Haggis Gougeres

Taste the essence of Scotland in this mouthwatering winter dish as we celebrate Burns Night!

20th January 2016

Highland Beef Roast

Highland Beef Roast
Highland Beef Roast

Highland Beef is lower in fat and cholesterol than traditional beef, as well as being higher in protein and iron. Fed naturally on the Perthshire hillside, Borland Farm's offering is amongst the best around.

7th January 2016

Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail
Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

New reports say January detox can be detrimental to your overall wellbeing! Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail it is then! (Are we just stretching the party season?)

14th January 2016

Slow Braised Shoulder of Lamb

Slow Braised Shoulder of Lamb
Slow Braised Shoulder of Lamb

East Haugh House's Award-winning Head Chef and Proprietor, Neil McGown's signature dish.

16th December 2015

Christmas Pudding

Festive Christmas Pudding
Festive Christmas Pudding

Get in to the Festive spirit with this delectable Christmas Pudding.

9th December 2015

Vivacious Christmas Cake

Vivacious Christmas Cake
Vivacious Christmas Cake

Get into the Christmas spirit with this sumptuous christmas cake recipe.

2nd December 2015

Meatballs In A Winter Roasted Tomato Sauce

Meatballs In A Winter Roasted Tomato Sauce
Meatballs In A Winter Roasted Tomato Sauce

Tasty meatballs in roasted tomato sauce to warm winter nights.

24th November 2015

Butternut Squash Orange and Chilli Soup

Butternut Squash, Orange and Chilli Soup
Butternut Squash, Orange and Chilli Soup

The perfect soup to warm you through the cold months ahead.

17th November 2015

Plum, Cinnamon and Red Wine Crumble

Plum, Cinnamon and Red Wine Crumble
Plum, Cinnamon and Red Wine Crumble

Enjoy a tasty Plum, Cinnamon and Red Wine Crumble to warm you through the winter months.

11th November 2015

Mushroom, Spinach and Pancetta Tagliatelle

Mushroom, Spinach and Pancetta Tagliatelle
Mushroom, Spinach and Pancetta Tagliatelle

Enjoy a hearty and delicious Mushroom, Spinach and Pancetta Tagliatelle at home.

4th November 2015

Ghoulish Guacamole & Spooky Crisps

Ghoulish Guacamole & Spooky Crisps
Ghoulish Guacamole & Spooky Crisps

Tasty, Spooky and Healthy! Hallowe'en snacks with all the right ingredients for your little ghosts and super hereos!

29th October 2015

Pumpkin Loaf Cake

Pumpkin Loaf Cake
Pumpkin Loaf Cake

Bake yourself a warming Pumpkin Loaf Cake this Autumn and get in the mood for the scariest of seasons!

21st October 2015

Rosehip and Apple Cordial

Rosehip and Apple Cordial
Rosehip and Apple Cordial

A gorgeous hot drink for the colder months ahead

14th October 2015

Glassrooms Curry

Glassrooms Curry
Glassrooms Curry

Martin Buchan, Head Chef of the Glassrooms makes a show stopping curry for you to try out at home.

7th October 2015

Chicken Chilli Soup Hero Soup

Chicken Chilli #SoupHero Soup
Chicken Chilli #SoupHero Soup

Our search for a #SmallCitySoupHero resulted in this amazing Chicken Chilli Soup from Alex Hone.

1st October 2015

Yellow Bean, Watercress & Hazelnut Feta Salad

Yellow Bean and Feta Salad
Yellow Bean and Feta Salad

Gill draws on her garden harvest to cook up a healthy treat or Yellow Beans for this week's recipe.

24th September 2015

Foraged Fruit Salad

Wild Fruit & Herbs, Honeyed Milk Curd and Caramelised Apple Puree
Wild Fruit & Herbs, Honeyed Milk Curd and Caramelised Apple Puree

Andrew Moss of North Port loves foraging and this tasty fruit salad comes from the wilds of Perth. Served with a honey curd, its is a beautiful way to end a meal.

16th September 2015

Lemon Posset

Lemon Posset
Lemon Posset

Trevor Garden from Perth Racecourse joined Small City Recipes at Food and Drink Day to create a deliciously refreshing lemon posset.

9th September 2015

Raspberry Sorbet

Raspberry Sorbet
Raspberry Sorbet

Gill creates a refreshing raspberry sorbet using some late season Perthshire raspberries.

3rd September 2015

Rich Chocolate Orange Cake

Rich Chocolate Orange Cake
Rich Chocolate Orange Cake

Kirsty Kit Pyle of Vivacious Cakes meets up with Gill to create a rich chocolate orange cake to celebrate #SmallCityRecipes first birthday.

26th August 2015

The Small City Soup Hero Competition

Search For A Soup Hero!
Search For A Soup Hero!

Grab your soup pot and get ready to win! We're searching for the inaugural Small City Soup Hero 2015!

20th August 2015

Wilde Thyme Beef

Wilde Thyme Beef
Wilde Thyme Beef

Wilde Thyme meet up with Gill and create a stunning beef dish that can be enjoyed from summer evenings through to winter days.

13th August 2015

Courgette Tart

Courgette Tart
Courgette Tart

Gill gets all summery with this delicious Courgette Tart - wash it down with a heavy red for a picnic extraordinaire!

6th August 2015

Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower Cordial
Elderflower Cordial

The most summery of drinks, this gorgeous Elderflower Cordial is super easy to make and an easy starting point for newly fired-up foragers!

30th July 2015

Railway Boti

Railway Boti
Railway Boti

Praveen cooks up a train journey's dream with this delicious Lamb curry. An authentic Indian dish created for our #SmallCityRecipes Aga for PKAVS event.

23rd July 2015

Tart Tatin by Let's Cook Scotland

Tart Tatin by Let's Cook Scotland
Tart Tatin by Let's Cook Scotland

Gill catches up Sarah Mellerish of Let's Cook Scotland to see how a lovely Scottish Apple Tart Tatin is made.

16th July 2015

Strawberry Picking & Summer Salad

Strawberry Picking & Summer Salad
Strawberry Picking & Summer Salad

Gill shows us a simple salad perfect for a light dinner, using lovely Perthshire berries, hand picked from a local farm.

8th July 2015

Chorizo & Mushroom Carbonara

Chorizo & Mushroom Carbonara
Chorizo & Mushroom Carbonara

Gill gives us a modern twist on an old classic with this week's Chorizo Carbonara.

1st July 2015

Summer Pea & Ricotta Tartine

Summer Pea & Ricotta Tartine
Summer Pea & Ricotta Tartine

Gill cooks up a summer treat with her quick and easy summer snack. Delicious!

24th June 2015

Smoked Haddock in a Cream Sauce

Smoked Haddock in a Parsley Cream Sauce
Smoked Haddock in a Parsley Cream Sauce

The Tavern has captured the mood of the Scottish summer with a traditional comfort food favourite of Smoked Haddock in Parsley Cream Sauce.

17th June 2015

The Perfect Fish Beer Batter

The Tavern & Making the Perfect Fish Beer Batter
The Tavern & Making the Perfect Fish Beer Batter

Fish and Chips has to be one of our all time favourite dishes and Gill catches up with The Tavern to find out the secret to their fantastic Beer Batter.

11th June 2015

Watercress Soup with a Creamy Swirl

Watercress Soup with a Creamy Swirl
Watercress Soup with a Creamy Swirl

A little burst of green is good for your heart and your taste buds. This watercress soup is packed full of nutrients and tastes delicious!

2nd June 2015

Provencal Tomato Tart

Provencal Tomato Tart
Provencal Tomato Tart

Gill has headed off to the South of France and has come up with a very tasty treat using gorgeous Scottish Tomatoes - they're just around the corner after all!

26th May 2015

Warm Quinoa Salad Served with Chargrilled Halloumi

Warm Quinoa Salad Served with Chargrilled Halloumi
Warm Quinoa Salad Served with Chargrilled Halloumi

This light, summery quinoa salad from Reids is a tasty treat and super healthy.

19th May 2015

Thai Prawn and Rice Noodle Salad

Thai Prawn and Rice Noodle Salad
Thai Prawn and Rice Noodle Salad

Gill enjoys a fresh and tasty Prawn Noodle Salad at Reids Cafe when she visits for this week's asian influenced recipe.

11th May 2015

Zesty Spring Blueberry & Marscapone Tart

Zesty Spring Blueberry & Marscapone Tart
Zesty Spring Blueberry & Marscapone Tart

6th May 2015

House of Bruar Onion Gravy

House of Bruar Onion Gravy
House of Bruar Onion Gravy

Comfort food is one of life's little pleasures and onion gravy has to be one of the best!

29th April 2015

Breakfast Rice with Honey & Cranberries

Breakfast Rice with Honey & Cranberries
Breakfast Rice with Honey & Cranberries

As the old phrase goes “breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper”.

22nd April 2015

Beetroot and Feta Salad

Feta and Beetroot Salad
Feta and Beetroot Salad

Gill brings in the beetroot and combines it with salty, fresh feta to give a gorgeous summer salad.

16th April 2015

Asian Chicken & Veggie Fried Rice

Asian Chicken & Veggie Fried Rice
Asian Chicken & Veggie Fried Rice

Gill has been wandering around Chinatown New York and was inspired into this tasty chicken dish!

8th April 2015

Easter Brunch Salmon & Chive Quiche

Easter Brunch Salmon & Chive Quiche
Easter Brunch Salmon & Chive Quiche

Gill is enjoying Easter in New York but with a salmon quiche she's bringing a real flavour of Perthshire to her plate.

1st April 2015

Beef Bourgignon

Beef Bourgignon, Baby!
Beef Bourgignon, Baby!

Gill's writing to us from New York City this week safe in the knowledge this tasty French dish will be made even more delicious with Scotch Beef from Perth!

25th March 2015

Chicken and Stornoway Black pudding with Fermented Chilli Noodles

Chicken and Stornoway Black pudding with Fermented Chilli Noodles
Chicken and Stornoway Black pudding with Fermented Chilli Noodles

We’re all a bit upside down this week as Gill is packing for New York so I’m doing the intro! As if by magic, we have a second recipe from China China only this week we’ve thrown healthy out with the yoga mat and gone for full fat but so, so good it’s worth the extra calories!

19th March 2015

The 'Helen McLeod' Chicken and Beetroot

The 'Helen McLeod' Chicken and Beetroot
The 'Helen McLeod' Chicken and Beetroot

One of Perth's best known chefs, The Chop Suey Guru has created a super healthy dish of Beetroot and Chicken for us!

11th March 2015

The Removal Man's Steak Sarnie

Moving Man's Steak Sarnie
Moving Man's Steak Sarnie

Gill headed out to meet Clockwork Removals for a lesson in keeping fuelled and moving all day long!

4th March 2015

Dexter Beef with Vacherin Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables

Dexter Beef with Vacherin Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables
Dexter Beef with Vacherin Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables

An outstanding recipe from the team at Barley Bree and another great day's shooting from Gill Murray.

25th February 2015

Chew And Chomp Granola Bars

Chew and Chomp Granola Bars
Chew and Chomp Granola Bars

These super tasty granola bars are packed full of energy and perfect for a tasty snack during a Spring walk.

17th February 2015

Peanut Buttermilk Pancakes

Peanut Buttermilk Pancakes
Peanut Buttermilk Pancakes

With a couple of small peanut butter fans in my house, the obvious choice for Shrove Tuesday this year was the peanut butter version.

10th February 2015

Seville Orange Sweet Marmalade

Seville Orange Sweet Marmalade
Seville Orange Sweet Marmalade

Seville oranges have hit the shelves and that can only mean that marmalade season is upon us!

3rd February 2015

Haunch of venison, sweet potato fondant, roasted winter roots, pear and sauce grand-veneur

Haunch of venison, sweet potato fondant, roasted winter roots, pear and sauce grand-veneur
Haunch of venison, sweet potato fondant, roasted winter roots, pear and sauce grand-veneur

This dinner party extravaganza from Wesley at The Postbox Restaurant and Cellar Bar is a showstopping main course of venison.

28th January 2015

Address Tae The Haggis. On A Pizza!

Address Tae The Haggis. On A Pizza!
Address Tae The Haggis. On A Pizza!

Burns Night on Sunday and this week we're sticking with tradition and bringing out the haggis….with a slight twist!

21st January 2015

Winter Walks & Hearty Beef Stew

Winter Walks & Hearty Beef Stew
Winter Walks & Hearty Beef Stew

There is nothing better in the winter than a crisp and energetic walk followed by getting cozy with a hearty bowl of stew in front of the fire.

14th January 2015

Steve's Breakfast Booster

Steve's Breakfast Booster
Steve's Breakfast Booster

Steve Bonthrone gives us New Year health boost with this amazing green smoothie! Kale is THE hot superfood for packing a healthy power punch!

6th January 2015

Mince Pie Margaritas

Mince Pie Margaritas
Mince Pie Margaritas

Our Mince Pie Cocktails are the ideal choice for bringing in Hogmanay. A super glitzy, kitschy cocktail!

30th December 2014

Honey Glazed Pork Belly Squares with Chinese 5-Spice

Honey Glazed Pork Belly Squares with Chinese 5-Spice
Honey Glazed Pork Belly Squares with Chinese 5-Spice

Gill gets creative for the party season with these little canapes that pack a flavoursome punch! Pork Belly Squares... yes please!

22nd December 2014

Palak Murgh (Chicken with Spinach) With Aloo Gobi

Palak Murgh (Chicken with Spinach) With Aloo Gobi
Palak Murgh (Chicken with Spinach) With Aloo Gobi

Gill was invited round to Tabla Restaurant to photograph Praveen Kumar at work in his kitchen. This tasty dish comes with his own recipe for Aloo Gobi. Amazing.

18th December 2014

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut Squash Soup

Glendoick Foodhall and Cafe happily gave up their amazing Butternut Squash Soup Recipe that was the big hit of our #StAndrewsDay Roadshow!

10th December 2014

Big G's Christmas Yule Log

Big G's Christmas Yule Log
Big G's Christmas Yule Log

Graeme 'The Cake' Maxwell wowed the crowds at our St Andrews Day Road Show with this Gluten Free Chocolate Yule Log.

5th December 2014

Praveen's Chicken Bhuna

Praveen's Chicken Bhuna
Praveen's Chicken Bhuna

Praveen from Tabla Indian Restaurant cooked up a storm at our recent #SmallCityRecipes Roadshow at St Andrews Day. Find his recipe is here.

30th December 2014

Jerusalem Artichoke, Brown Butter, Smoked Bacon, Hazelnuts, Hawberry Jam

Jerusalem Artichoke, Brown Butter, Smoked Bacon, Hazelnuts and Hawberry Jam
Jerusalem Artichoke, Brown Butter, Smoked Bacon, Hazelnuts and Hawberry Jam

Andrew Moss from The North Port Restaurant in Perth is this month's guest chef. Here he gives us dinner party style artichokes with brown butter and smoked bacon. Amazing!

25th November 2014

Easy Chocolate Truffles

Easy Chocolate Truffles
Easy Chocolate Truffles

As Perth prepares for The Festival of Chocolate, Gill and Nicki spend a week or two perfecting this gorgeous recipe for chocolate truffles.

20th November 2014

Chestnut & Smoked Bacon Risotto

Chestnut & Smoked Bacon Risotto
Chestnut & Smoked Bacon Risotto

Autumn is drawing to an end so take advantage of those earthy flavours and try out this chestnut and bacon risotto.

12th November 2014

Tim Dover's Roe Deer Recipe

Perthshire Red Deer Loin, Shallot Tart Tatin, Cauliflower Puree, Port, Juniper Berry and Thyme Sauce
Perthshire Red Deer Loin, Shallot Tart Tatin, Cauliflower Puree, Port, Juniper Berry and Thyme Sauce

Tim Dover from The Roost Restaurant met up with Gill to create this mouthwatering dish of Perthshire red deer loin. A bit more challenging and perfect for the foodies out there!

30th October 2014

Creamy Mushroom Brioche

Creamy Mushroom Brioche
Creamy Mushroom Brioche

This creamy mushroom brioche brings the earthy flavours of mushrooms together with the sweetness of the brioche and cream. A delicious Autumn Supper!

10th October 2014

Apple Baked Doughnuts

Autumn Baked Apple Doughnuts
Autumn Baked Apple Doughnuts

17th October 2014

Rhubarb Topsy Turvy Cake

Rhubarb Topsy Turvy Cake
Rhubarb Topsy Turvy Cake

This gorgeous Rhubarb Topsy Turvy Cake makes delicious use of the Perthshire autumn's most abundant bounty. Super tasty!

10th September 2014

Mark's Stack

Mark's New York Stacks!
Mark's New York Stacks!

This delicious Aubergine Stack came from our friend Mark in New York who is a big fan of our recipe section and EggPlants! We picked up ours in a Provender Brown veg box!

30th September 2014

Apple and Elderberry Jelly

Kay's Elderberry and Apple Jelly
Kay's Elderberry and Apple Jelly

Guest Recipe Blogger Kay Lamb, a champion jam maker from Perthshire, shares her amazing accidental recipe for Elderberry and Apple jelly - a Scottish forager's favourite.

24th September 2014

Chilli Chocolate Pots

Gilly-Chilli-Chocolate-Pots!
Gilly-Chilli-Chocolate-Pots!

To celebrate The Chilli Festival coming to Perth, Gill has sweetened up these firey little friends!

18th September 2014

Cherry Tomatoes, Feta & Honey Bruschetta

Cherry Tomatoes, Feta & Honey Bruschetta
Cherry Tomatoes, Feta & Honey Bruschetta

Gill uses tomatoes from the greenhouse and a little cheat from Provender Brown to make these fabulous party snacks.

11th September 2014

Brambley Gin Cocktail

Forager's Brambley Gin
Forager's Brambley Gin

Gill stirs up an adult treat using Perthshire's wild brambles and a slug of the good stuff - Gin!

4th September 2014

Late Summer Courgette and Garlic Soup

Late Summer Courgette & Garlic Soup
Late Summer Courgette & Garlic Soup

Gill makes great use of the abundance of courgettes in her garden with this gorgeous soup.

28th August 2014

The Yummiest Ever Pesto

The Yummiest Ever Pesto
The Yummiest Ever Pesto

My boys go crazy for homemade pesto in the summer, so for the last couple of years basil has been top of the list for growing in my greenhouse. This year my purple basil has sprung up a whole lot quicker.

24th August 2014

Strawberry & Orange Trifle

Strawberry & Orange Trifle
Strawberry & Orange Trifle

Gill's recipe is a stroke of simple genius and essential summer munching for us lucky Perthshire people. There are so many great fruit farms spread across the county that choosing local and indulging in a little #PerthLoveFest is as easy as... well, making jam!

20th August 2014

Pear and Parsnip Soup

Pear And Parsnip Soup
Pear And Parsnip Soup

Gill makes full use of her garden's autumn harvest with this warming, sweet Pear and Parsnip soup.

5th November 2014