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A Celebration of Fine Food & Drink


<ul><li><p>FOODIES</p><p> A CELEBRATION OF FIN</p><p>E FO</p><p>OD AND DRINK</p><p>FRESH VEGAN RECIPES l HAGGIS &amp; WHISKY l KITCHEN INTERIORS</p><p>WINA LUXURY </p><p>GETAWAY IN </p><p>ABERDEEN</p><p>ISSUE 73 JANUARY 2016SCOTTISH EDITION FREE </p><p> A CELEBRATION OF FINE FOOD AND DRINK</p><p> RABBIE ROUSINGCelebrate the bard with </p><p>Lynn Hills cranachan cake</p><p>40and top chefsYotam OttolenghiPaul WedgwoodRamael ScullyAine Carlin</p><p>RECIPES </p><p>TOM KITCHINMichelin starshome comforts</p><p> JANUARY 2016 IS</p><p>SUE 73</p><p>001_FFCover_spine_0116.indd 1 08/12/2015 15:20</p></li><li><p>Find us in Virginia Court</p><p>BOOK YOUR TABLE:</p><p>Visit or call 0141 553 2326USE THE CODE: FOR 10% OFF FOOD</p><p>Now open in Glasgows stylish Merchant City, Virginia serves upsucculent free-range rotisserie cooked chicken with a fantasticrange of sides alongside a mouthwatering menu of cocktails and gin</p><p>Simple, No-nonsense Food.</p><p>100% Free-RangePerfect Gin Pours</p><p>FOODIES</p><p>We believe that free chickens arehappy chickens. Not only does this</p><p>ensure a better quality of life for ourbirds, but were condent youll taste</p><p>the difference right away!</p><p>Enjoy your juniper infused spiritin the best way possible. Our</p><p>Mediterranean-style serves areeach paired with a avoured mist</p><p>to indulge all of your senses!</p><p>From the people who brought you and</p><p>@virginiaglasgow</p><p>C</p><p>M</p><p>Y</p><p>CM</p><p>MY</p><p>CY</p><p>CMY</p><p>K</p><p>Foodies Mag Cover.pdf 1 14/12/2015 5:55 PM</p><p>Fullpage.indd 10 17/12/2015 16:51</p></li><li><p>WELCOME</p><p>foodies 3</p><p>W E LOVE THE festive season, but isnt it great when you finally have a chance to sit back and relax after all the dashing around? This months recipes are all about warmth and comfort, escaping those chilly January days and cuddling up by an open fire the perfect way to indulge in some well-deserved down time. Our cover star Lynn Hills raspberry cranachan cake will </p><p>end your Burns Supper with a twist and after washing down a plate of haggis with a few drams, youll be glad of its lighter flavours. Lynn is the mastermind behind the popular Clandestine Cake Clubs, now held all over the country. We are thrilled that superstar chef Yotam Ottolenghi is </p><p>sharing some recipes with us. He has teamed his distinctive style with Malay-Aussie chef Ramael Scully to create tasty dishes with a modern twist on pages 22-29. </p><p>Comfort food is at the heart of Tom Kitchins recipes on pages 14-21. The Scottish chef shares the dishes he likes to cook at home, away from the pressures of his a Michelin-starred kitchen. And this month were doubling down on the local culinary talent with the acclaimed Paul Wedgwood, whose Burns Supper recipes, p.30-33, will warm your heart almost as much as the customary dram. </p><p>Sue Hitchen, Editor</p><p>Published by theMedia CompanyPublications Ltd26A St Andrew SquareEdinburgh EH2 1AFTel: 0131 226 7766Fax: 0131 225</p><p>CONTRIBUTORS</p><p>Yotam OttolenghiHints of Jerusalem flavours give his dishes an innovative twist</p><p>Aine Carlinis a former actor turned vegan blogger. Her Peasoupeats is full of cruelty-free ideas</p><p>Tom KitchinThe acclaimed Scottish chef dives into comfort food that is easy to make at home</p><p>Paul WedgwoodThe chef-patron of Wedgwood the Restaurant makes Scottish produce shine</p><p>Time for you</p><p>EDITORIALEditorSue HitchenDesignAngela McKeanSub EditorCatriona TexellusDigital ImagingGrant T PatersonProductionSarah HitchenEditorial AssistantsLidia Molina WhyteKate EmmertAdvertising DesignJordan Porteous</p><p>ADVERTISINGBusiness DevelopmentSharon Little</p><p>SUBSCRIPTIONSReceive a copy of Foodies every month. Only 15 (regular price 24) for12 issues delivered to your door call 0131 558 7134or email the</p><p>WINA LUXURY TWO NIGHT STAY IN THE HISTORICABERDEEN</p><p> Foodies</p><p>FOODIES</p><p> A CELEBRATION OF FIN</p><p>E FO</p><p>OD AND DRINK</p><p>FRESH VEGAN RECIPES HAGGIS &amp; WHISKY KITCHEN INTERIORS</p><p>WINA LUXURY </p><p>GETAWAY IN </p><p>ABERDEEN</p><p>ISSUE 73 JANUARY 2016SCOTTISH EDITION FREE </p><p> A CELEBRATION OF FINE FOOD AND DRINK</p><p> RABBIE ROUSINGCelebrate the bard with </p><p>Lynn Hills cranachan cake</p><p>40and top chefsYotam OttolenghiPaul WedgwoodRamael ScullyAine Carlin</p><p>RECIPES </p><p>TOM KITCHINMichelin starshome comforts</p><p> JANUARY 2016 IS</p><p>SUE 73</p><p>Front cover image</p><p>A Year of Cake by Lynn </p><p>Hill, Quercus Books, 20</p><p>003_FFWelcome_0116.indd 3 08/12/2015 15:21</p></li><li><p>Fullpage.indd 10 17/12/2015 16:53</p></li><li><p>CONTENTS</p><p>foodies 5</p><p>BOOKS, TV, WHATS ON 7</p><p>SHOPPING 9</p><p>NEWS 11</p><p>COMPETITION 13TakeabreakintheNewYear</p><p>YOTAM OTTOLENGHI 14Seewhatthedynamicchefiscooking</p><p>PAUL WEDGEWOOD 22Callhimthehaggismaster!</p><p>CELEBRATION CAKES 26Asweettreatforeveryoccasion</p><p>HAGGIS 31Thesebutcherskeepthetraditionaldishonfoodiesplates</p><p>TOM KITCHIN 32Learnhiscomfortfoodsecrets</p><p>WHISKY 40Inthemoodforaweedram?</p><p>NEW VEGAN 44ShareinAinespersonalfoodjourney</p><p>BURNS NIGHT 49AllyouneedtoknowaboutwheretogetatraditionalBurnsSupper</p><p>INTERIORS 52Choosethebestcountertopsforyourkitchen</p><p>COOK SCHOOLS 55</p><p>SPA NEWS 57</p><p>COCKTAILS 59Saycheerswiththesestylishtipples</p><p>REVIEWS 62</p><p>NEW BARS 64</p><p>OUT AND ABOUT 66</p><p>9</p><p>47</p><p>5154</p><p>62</p><p>57</p><p>005_FFContents_0116.indd 5 08/12/2015 15:23</p></li><li><p>Chefs tasting masterclasses</p><p>FOODIESFESTIVAL.COM 0844 995 1111 </p><p> EDINBURGH Inverleith Park 5-7 August (2016)</p><p>Fullpage.indd 10 17/12/2015 17:13</p></li><li><p>BOOKS, TV &amp; WHATS ON FOODIES</p><p>foodies 7</p><p> WHATS ON</p><p>WORLD OF WINE GLASGOW WINE TASTING EXPERIENCE 16 Jan, Glasgow </p><p>Get ready to relax and learn about wine, whether youre a beginner or wine enthusiast. Spend a day tasting, learning and talking about wine; you even get a 3 Course Food &amp; Wine matching lunch! Youll leave with a World of Wine notebook, your own wine-tasting notebook, and, most importantly, with increased confidence and a smile on your face. </p><p>56 NORTH GIN PAIRING MASTERCLASS23 January, Edinburgh</p><p>Develop your gin knowledge by attending 56 Norths Scottish Gins Paired with Cheese masterclass. They take you around Scotland with eight gin samples, covering the diverse nature of the Scottish gins. This masterclass is designed to introduce guests to pairing gin with both cheese and premium mixers such as Fentimans and Fevertree. </p><p>EDINBURGH FOOD SAFARI7 Jan, EdinburghThey do the hunting, you do the </p><p>eating. Pretend youre somewhere new for a few hours and take the Edinburgh Food Safari, a fabulous eating and walking tour of Edinburgh light on walking, heavy on eating. Youll go to local neighbourhoods so you can taste delicious dishes over the course of an afternoon in a small group of food lovers. Rediscover Edinburgh the tasty way!</p><p>The Power of Three Dale Pinnock, Quadrille Publishing, 20Dale Pinnock is here to help you get healthy for life! Follow his three </p><p>principles to make staying healthy easy and straightforward. </p><p>COOKING THE BOOKS</p><p>Rawsome Vegan Cookbook Emily von Euw, Page Street Publishing, 14.99Emilys recipes will have your mouth watering, </p><p>vegan or not! Anyone can try out her easy-to-follow guide to satisfying vegan eats. </p><p>You Have It Made Ellie Krieger, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 20Its the cookbook youve been waiting for: </p><p>recipes for brilliant, easy make-ahead meals. Save yourself the hassle and time by following Ellies deliciously healthy advice! </p><p>FollowDonal Tipped to be the next Jamie Oliver after appearing on his YouTube channel, Donal Skehan takes on food from around the world in his new series. Follow Donal sees him travel through Budapest, Amsterdam, Ikaria, San Sebastian, Lisbon, Puglia, Stockholm, Krakow, Istanbul and Istria. In each region Donal is greeted by fellow food vloggers, who act as his guide to the country and its culinary scene. Follow Donal on his tasty journey and learn about new cultures and recipes along the way. The new series of Follow Donal is scheduled to premiere on Food Network on 11th January. </p><p>007_FFBooks_0116.indd 7 08/12/2015 15:25</p></li><li><p>The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa, North Deeside Road, Pitfodels, Aberdeen AB15 9YAT: 01224 861000 E: W.</p><p>A La Carte Menu Breaks 2015/16 </p><p>This package includes our full a la carte dinner menu, bed and full Scottish breakfast for 2 persons. Prices also include VAT. No service charge at The Marcliffe.See our full a la carte menu at</p><p>Sunday - Sunday</p><p>Double 295Double 315Double 355</p><p>Single 265Single 285Single 325 </p><p>Executive Room per nightDeluxe Room per night Junior Suite per night </p><p>One of only 2 Five Star Hotels in Aberdeen The Marcliffe and MacLeod House</p><p>Visit us at 37 Broughton Street or 8 Brougham Street, EdinburghShop from over 12,000 vegetarian, organic, Fairtrade and special diet products in-store and online</p><p>*Free delivery applies to UK mainland only and excludes wholesale bulk items. 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Thorntons biscuits come in a range of tasty flavours, including Caramel Squares, Chocolate Caramel Wafer Rolls and Mint Chocolate Melts. Theyre a must try!</p><p> FOODIES NEWS</p><p>foodies 11</p><p>ITALIAN STARCongratulations to Mary Contini, director of food emporium Valvona &amp; Crolla, who was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Accolade at the Third Annual Scottish Italian Awards. The entrepreuneur and cook book author has been a strong advocate for Italian food and history in Scotland for many years and is a true inspiration.</p><p>MEAT FEASTWe hae meat, the family-run, Ayrshire-based butcher famous for delicious pies is launching a new range at Co-op. The range brings butcher shop quality meat to the convenience of the supermarket, making it easy to enjoy local produce. From the haggis olives to the spiced beef, youre in for a meaty treat.</p><p>SINFULLY SWEETAward winning artisan bakers SIN offer incredibly delicious cakes without gluten but with a lot of passion. Have your cake and eat it with their sumptuous creations, including gooey chocolate orange brownie and vibrant ginger cake.</p><p>GO NUTSGive your New Year diet a blast of protein power with the new Hi-PRO Peanut Butter. The smooth and crunchy options each contain more than 25% more protein than mainstream peanut butters and is perfect to boost smoothies and shakes.</p><p>011_FFNews_1015.indd 11 08/12/2015 15:27</p></li><li><p>Youve worked hard all year for this.Well work hard to make sure you get itYour holiday is a chance to really relax, unwind and recharge whether its two weeks on a beautiful beach, a family getaway, a romantic city break or a trip to the far flung corners of the earth.Youve worked hard all year, so its important that every detail of your holiday is perfect especially when it comes to choosing where to go, where to stay and how to get there. Its tempting to book online but its not always quick and easy. And, as you cant always be 100% certain of what youre getting, its often not worth the risk. </p><p>Book in complete confidence</p><p>With the multi award-winning Jimmy Martin Travel, you can book in complete confidence. </p><p>Weve years of experience as one of Edinburghs premier travel agents, and you can rely on us to help you enjoy the perfect break. And thanks to our great relationships with the holiday operators, weve great prices, too! </p><p>Book with complete protection</p><p>As were an ATOL bonded travel agent, your holiday is financially protected once its paid for. Were also an ABTA member so you can expect the very best customer service and, if things do go wrong, complete protection.We wont just book you a holiday, well take care of all the details so it really is a chance for you to escape from it all.</p><p>Start your journey hereCall 0131 343 1800 | Explore | Email</p><p>Or visit Jimmy Martin Travel, 94 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh EH4 1HH. Were open Mon-Fri, 9am to 5.30pm &amp; Sat, 9am to 4pm.</p><p>JMT093 Foodies Fest Mag Nov 2015 Ad.indd 1 22/10/2015 12:23Fullpage.indd 10 17/12/2015 17:07</p></li><li><p>foodies 13</p><p>N OT READY to head back to work after the holidays? Fancy disappearing to an oasis of relaxation? Foodies is offering you a chance to take a well-deserved break from the craziness of the holiday season with a two-night stay for two at the luxurious Marcliffe Hotel and Spa. The privately owned Marcliffe Hotel and Spa is one of only two 5 star hotels in Aberdeen City and Shire. It is an elegant refuge for the leisure traveller. Youll be staying in a beautiful country hotel set in its own picturesque grounds on the outskirts of the historic city of Aberdeen in North-East Scotland. If you want to explore as well </p><p>as relax, the hotel is ideally located to embrace and enjoy many of the countrys finest attractions - all within easy travelling distance. Your prize stay also includes a full Scottish breakfast </p><p>each morning and an la carte dinner in the conservatory on the night of your choosing. The Marcliffes Conservatory Restaurant offers seasonal Scottish produce and in the </p><p>preparation of their menus, their chefs call on Scotlands finest </p><p>fish, shellfish, meat, and game to relfect the true Scottish nature of the hotel. Is your mouth watering already? All you need to do is enter by answering the question on the right. l</p><p>Relax after the holidays at the stunning Marcliffe Hotel </p><p>Entries must be received by 30th January 2016. Subject to availability and allocation. Prize valid Sunday to Thursday from 18.01.2016 to 18.06.2017, based on two adults sharing. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Editors decision is final. No cash alternative. Non transferable. </p><p>TO ENTERFor your chance to win this great prize, simply answer the following question:</p><p>What historic city is closest to the hotel?To win you must either like our page on Facebook and send us a message with your name and email address or email your details to enter@foodies</p><p>WIN</p><p>013_FF Competition_0116.indd 13 08/12/2015 16:21</p></li><li><p>MEET THE CHEF TOM KITCHIN</p><p>14 foodies</p><p>FOR ME, there is nothing more rewarding than enjoying a meal with my family and friends at home. Running The Kitchin, my restaurant in Edinburgh with my wife Michaela, over the past few years has been exciting and challenging. Needless to say, life is pretty hectic most of the time, but home cooking remains an important focus of my life a cha...</p></li></ul>