Name 2 of your “food heroes” and tell us why they inspire you?
Rick Stein as he has opened the eyes of the country to the fantastic seafood and fish that is available around our coast .
Any artisan food producer for bringing their produce to the public
What do you like to cook and why?
Fish as its my favourite food and game as its a seasonal food and in scotland we have the best available
When did you decide to become a chef?
I decided to become a chef from an early age as i loved cooking
What do you remember about School dinners?
Not the most appetising of food but the puddings where brilliant
What was your favourite school dinner?
Probably mince and dumplings or apple crumble and custard
What would be your perfect meal?
Scottish smoked salmon terrine with wild salad leaves then fresh pasta with a simply grilled fish
What kitchen tool could you NOT live without?
I can't live without a sharp set of knives
In your restaurant or premises who would be your ideal diner?
Anyone who appreciates good fresh food simply cooked
If you weren't a chef what would you be?
Possibly a paramedic or working in outdoor education
Where do you go when you want to eat at a restaurant?
Like to go to local small pub/ restaurant who do local ingredients simply cooked but with passion
What 5 ingredients would you choose to have on your desert Island?
Scottish smoked salmon, fife grown raspberries , wild herbs , carn mhor citrus wine and coffee as I need a few mugs every day