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Vulnerable

Within Scotland, many of us are fortunate enough to eat three meals a day; breakfast lunch and dinner. However, during these meal times, very few of us would consider the political nature of our daily consumption. If we were to consider Wendell Berry’s quote that  “eating is an agricultural act” this may indeed lead us…

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Prue Leith & A Great British Veg Off?

Prue Leith, CBE, has worked as a caterer, restaurateur, TV presenter and broadcaster, journalist, cookery writer and novelist. She is Chancellor of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. In 2017, she became familiar to the public after she took over the role of a judge in the popular tv show “The Great British Bake Off’ after Mary Berry…

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Manners and Space

“I’ve forgotten who I had lunch with earlier, and even more important, where.” — Bret Easton Ellis (American Psycho) We walk through a glass door and then the sliding oak doors to the restaurant, where we hand over our outerwear to the Front of House, where they politely, and diligently accept layers until so laden…

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