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This week we are in beautiful Lanarkshire, in the heart of Scotland, an area with a long tradition of food production. Rosalind went along to visit some of the businesses who now make up Lanarkshire Larder, a regional food group that includes f
This week we're revisiting a topic close to our hearts, Scottish Gi. Making gin, selling gin, promoting gin, writing about gin and well, drinking gin - we've got it all this week. But we're also asking if Gin's time has come. Are we passed the
Have you ever looked at the remains of an old building or castle and thought - what would it be like to restore it and open it as a restaurant? Well, that's exactly what we'll be talking about on this episode of Scran.Rosalind recently travelle
On this episode of Scran you'll learn all about gin, how it's made, its very colourful history and how Edinburgh has figured in its story to-date. More specifically we'll be hearing all about Edinburgh Gin, which is fast becoming an institution
On this episode of Scran Rosalind travels to the Campbeltown Malts Festival which returned this year after a two-year absence. Rosalind meets various representatives of the whisky industry to hear about how the area is experiencing a rebirth an
Welcome to this bonus episode of Scran. We all know the summer brings some wonderful outdoor eating and drinking experiences to Scotland. One such event, The Edinburgh Food Festival, is returning to its home in Assembly George Square Gardens an
Welcome to Series 6 of Scran!On this episode of Scran Rosalind is discussing a topic she finds very interesting, old and rare whisky, record breaking amounts spent on whisky and how the digital world is impacting the industry.A few months back
We're on to episode 2 of our two-part special on Feis Ile 2022. On this podcast Rosalind continues her exploration of this unique and highly popular festival. Rosalind speaks to more producers, visits more distilleries and goes on a magical mys
We have produced 2 special episodes of Scran all about that whisky drinker mecca - Feis Ile.  Across these episodes you'll get a sense of what being at Feis Ile is like. Rosalind visits various distilleries, talks to producers from Islay and Ju
On this episode of Scran Rosalind visits Badachro Distillery in Gairloch on the North West coast where she met Vanessa Quinn who gave her a tour of the facility. Her partner in life and business Gordon wasn't there that day but caught up with R
On this episode of Scran it's all about celebrating whisky - but at long last, we get to do it in person! Rosalind travelled north to experience the return of Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. With people attending from all over the world, sh
On this week's episode Rosalind visits the majestic Inverlochy Castle in Fort William.  She sits down to chat with celebrity chef Michel Roux Jnr. whose namesake restaurant recently launched Seasgair - a new dining concept. This unique dining e
On this episode of Scran Rosalind continues her tour of the Highlands and meets with Philip Thompson, who runs Dornoch Castle with his family. Philip told Rosalind about how, along with his brother Simon, they have turned their passion for whis
On this episode of Scran Rosalind heads north to The Torridon boutique resort in Wester Ross to meet owner and manager Dan Rose-Bristow and head Chef Paul Green. On her visit she was given a tour of the kitchen garden which supplies much of th
On this episode Rosalind meets the fascinating trio of Unusual Ingredients; Jacob Thompson-Bell, Adam Martin and Caroline Hobkinson. They recently visited Glasgow as part of the Sonica 2022 festival where they led an immersive experience perfor
Rosalind's guest on Scran this week is James Thomson OBE, owner of two significant Edinburgh hospitality institutions; The Witchery and Prestonfield House. Rosalind went along to meet him there a few weeks back. They discussed his life growing
In this episode of Scran Rosalind Erskine meets Gary Maclean, Scotland's National Chef, winner of Masterchef, owner of Creel Caught in St James' Quarter in Edinburgh and lecturer at City of Glasgow College.They talk about Gary's career to date,
On this episode of Scran Rosalind meets up with Roy Brett owner and head chef at Ondine in Edinburgh. Roy tells Rosalind all about his journey to where he is today and the interesting characters he's met along the way. He talks about the growt
On this episode of Scran, Rosalind visits the beautiful isle of Skye where she meets many producers and people working in various food and drinks businesses across the island.First stop was the Isle of Skye Sea Salt company where she met Meena
On this episode we explore the wonderful offerings of Argyll. Rosalind meets up with Gordon Campbell Gray and talks to him about his businesses which include the Pierhouse in Port Appin and the Three Chimneys on Skye - his aim for all of his b
It's that time of year when thoughts turn to Valentine's day and love it or hate it we can all get on board with one of the more palatable trappings of the season. Chocolate.On this episode host Rosalind Erskine has her first experience of pair
On this episode Rosalind continues her look at some of the newer faces on the food and drink scene in Edinburgh. First up she pays a visit to Ricos, a new Italian restaurant that is aiming to attract the George Street set and deliver an upmarke
Welcome to the Scran Burns Night special. On this episode Rosalind and her guests willl be talking all things Burns night and regaling you with some words from the bard.Rosalind is joined by Brian Kinsman, Master Blender at William Grant and So
Welcome to the first episode of Scran for 2022. As this time of year brings to mind new starts and fresh beginnings we've been having a look at some of the newer faces on the food and drink scene in Edinburgh. Host Rosalind met up with Louise M
Welcome to part 2 of the Scran Christmas specials for 2021. This episode is also jam packed with festive tips and advice from gifting to cocktail making and of course we have lots of cooking tips.The first guest Rosalind speaks to on this episo
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