Welcome to A Scots Larder

A food lover’s journey through an ancient land
eating with the seasons

The produce driven cuisine of Scotland its defined by the seasons, find a recipe for any month and any occasion.

havering and food memories

Whether it be producers who are my food heroes, guest articles from people I admire, or just my own havering, there’s always something to inspire me about food.

my story

Cooking is love made visible. I love to cook by season and by instinct, these are my guiding principles.

Latest posts

Fideua with mussels

The cuisine of Spain holds a huge amount of fascination for me. A country that thrives on sitting as a family and celebrating food, one so diverse with flavours and history and with such a [...]

Raspberries in January

There’s little in this amazing world of flavours that gets me as excited as the one that is currently approaching perfect ripeness. The Scottish raspberry. It has long been my favourite [...]

Floral venison and mushroom pie

I was recently asked by a friend who was visiting what Scottish food was. I explained that to my mind Scottish food is defined by produce rather than flavour. However I also realised when asked [...]