January 2015

Game Meat and Fish Recipes – Warm Salad of Nith Salmon, Friars Carse Country House Hotel, Auldgirth, Dumfries

Warm Salad of Nith Salmon Serves 4 ‘entrée’ Vanilla mayonnaise, pea purée, lemon and dill jelly, pea shoots and endive. Peter S.Woods at Friars Carse Country House Hotel, Dumfries & Galloway Ingredients: 4 x 125g Salmon fillets (preferably wild salmon in season) 300g frozen petits pois 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda […]

New Glasgow-Berlin route to open

SCOTLAND will be the focus of Ryanair’s planned “strong growth” in the UK over the next four years, chief executive Michael O’Leary said today as he announced a new Glasgow-Berlin route and more flights between the city and Stansted. He is expected to reveal similar expansion from Edinburgh later today. The Berlin Schönefeld route from […]

Heather Trust Prize Draw 2015

The Heather Trust Country Market and Sporting Sale will return this year on 17th April, and already a range of exciting new lots has been donated – everything from a trip to a London diamond house to a day’s hind stalking at the stunning Glen Muick estate on Deeside. Much more information will be published […]

River Tay Salmon Season Opens

A wonderful start to the new Salmon Season on the River Tay, Dunkeld House Beat. Following a breakfast hosted by Dunkeld Hilton Hotel a piper led the procession to the river before Paul Young had the honour of the first cast of 2015. UPDATE 16:30hrs – 2 fish caught on Dunkeld House Beat on Opening […]

‘Landmark’ angling day on River Tay as season opens

Anglers will take to the River Tay this week for the traditional opening of the salmon season. Ceremonies will take place on Thursday at Kenmore, Dunkeld and Meikleour. Anglers and wellwishers from all over Scotland will gather in The Square in Kenmore at 8.30am before Provost Liz Grant leads the march of the Vale of […]