Scran season 4: Christmas special part two

The latest episode of our podcast Scran is now live.

Published 21st Dec 2021
Updated 10 th Oct 2023

Welcome to part two of the Scran Christmas specials for 2021. This episode is also jam packed with festive tips and advice from gifting to cocktail making, and of course we have lots of cooking tips.

The first guest Rosalind speaks to on this episode is Daryl Haldane of  They talk boozy Christmas gifts and home made festive cocktails. 

Next up Tony Singh gives Rosalind a recipe for boxing day from his kitchen in Edinburgh and Sarah Logan of East Lothian Produce tells us about the thousands of tonnes of Brussels sprouts they are harvesting at this time of year.

Picture: Fred's Drinks

Calling all chocolate lovers for the next interview. Rosalind gets some delicious recommendations for those last minute gifts from Cameron Dixon at Bare Bones Chocolate.

Finally Reuben Chesters of Locavore tells us all about his veg subscription service that is busier than ever at this time of year.

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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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