For those contemplating an extension of the January Dryathlon - or, dare I say it, an alcohol-free Lent, which begins this month - here's a grown-up alternative.
10 places to taste ... stew.
Judging by the colourful tatts that cover his right arm, it's clear Jamie Scott wears his heart on his sleeve.
From simple tips to haute cuisine recipes, our top chefs know their stuff
For a dinner party recipe with a kick - look no further. This smoked trout ceviche is delicious, quick to make, and most definitely packs a punch.
It is recommended that we eat at least two servings of fish each week but often it is difficult to think of new and exciting ways to introduce these servings.
Sometimes I wonder if everyone involved in improving the nation's diet should just give up and go home.
Eight years after opening his restaurant on the Leith waterfront - which gained a Michelin star within six months of opening - the celebrity chef Tom Kitchin is poised to take a giant leap forward.
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.
When health problems took over Ella Woodward's life, a diet overhaul helped her regain control.
For a moment I did contemplate a dry January, but there is something about the dreich weather and the fact Nigel Farage is having one that put me off.
Beer of the Week: Kiwheat fruit beer by Cromarty Brewing Co