Scran episode 6: The secrets of Chinese cooking - with Glasgow chef Jimmy Lee

Listen to episode six  of Scran, the podcast that is passionate about Scottish food and drink.

Published 17th Jan 2020
Updated 9 th Aug 2023

This week’s episode of Scran all about January, with guests Jimmy Lee from Lychee Oriental and Caitlyn Dewar - food and drink writer for the Edinburgh Evening News.

On episode six, host and Scotsman food and drink writer Rosalind Erskine chats to Caitlyn about what Edinburgh foodies can look forward to in January and gets her thoughts on the growing trend of veganism and Veganuary.

Rosalind also talks to Jimmy Lee, chef and owner of Lychee Oriental in Glasgow about his restaurant, inspirations and how he plans to celebrate Chinese New Year, which falls on the 25th January.

Jimmy also talks about how food plays a huge part in the celebrations.

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Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne, whisky and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind is the Food and Drink Editor and whisky writer for The Scotsman, as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.
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