Winter is here so it's time to wrap up warm, make umbrellas a permanent feature in your going-out gear, and find some tasty grub.
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As chocolate desserts are always a firm favourite on my menus, I decided to share one my favourite chocolate recipes - dark chocolate, baileys and ginger truffles. These indulgent delights make a perfect after dinner treat.
Haggis is one of my favourite dishes and I enjoy eating it throughout the year, like many people do in Scotland.
It's good that the Scottish food and drink industry has gained enough confidence to mount not just a fortnight's, but an entire year's, celebration during 2015.
You have to hand it to Reuben Chesters, the fearless founder of the not-for-profit ethical food hub Glasgow Locavore.
I don't know if children still dook for apples any more but the association between apples and Hallowe'en remains unchanged, if only because they both come into season at the same time.
The jovial, classic BBC voiceover said: "Drinking and driving can be dangerous.
WHEN matching wine to parsnips you have to consider the lovely sweetness of the vegetable, and bear in mind that this sweetness is enhanced by roasting.