An evening with Flora Shedden at Topping & Company

Cooking with friends and gathering to enjoy a meal is what lies at the heart of good food. It is a coming together of good friends, old friends and new friends. This is what Flora Shedden wishes to highlight with her very first cookbook, Gathering, published this month.

“To [Study] Without Zest is a Crime”

For many of us St Andreans, our takeaway coffee (and sly warm pastry to which we succumb several times each week), grabbed en route to an early morning lecture is an essential part of our morning ritual. Done with little thought, and certainly dreary eyed, we often don’t consider the impact that this quotidian purchase can make.

How to use your leftover Mini Easter Eggs

One week after Easter now, if you are looking for a way to make a dent in that Easter chocolate stash, look no further. After all, with all the chocolate going around, you might want to save the good stuff for eating…but what about those pesky mini easter eggs things, the ones that you know don’t even taste that great, but they are there and you casually end up eating a dozen per day? Here is a way to use them up and share them with family and friends.

Beer & Brats Spring Festival

It’s finally starting to feel like spring here in St. Andrews so it is time to celebrate! Revel in style with Fine Food & Dining Society at Beer & Brats Spring Festival this Friday, April 22nd 1-5 pm in the Main Bar and Garden of the Union. This is a free event with German and Austrian food carts, various kinds of alcohol, outdoor art exhibitions, and live music! On the Roll (bratwurst cart typically found at the top of Butts Wynd) will be there cooking up a storm! Hear all about its founding and wild festival patrons in this interview with the owner Lennart Brüggemann: