scottish produce

Practice What I Preach!

November 5, 2018

As far as our business is concerned we make the best sustainable choices we can. First restaurant in Scotland to be zero waste to landfill, […]

Carina in print – July Scotsman Column

July 11, 2018

Homegrown – Fruits of your labour – In print Saturday 7th July 2018 Bryony, our Kitchen Gardener is doing an amazing job. Not only is […]

Carina in print – January Scotsman Column

January 23, 2018

Grainsof truth Cutting down on sugars and carbs is easierthan cutting out -and more realistic in thelong-term, says Carina Contini of The ScottishCafe & Restaurant […]

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May 24, 2017

For my 6th birthday I was Doctor Carina. My nurses uniform and little doctors case, which was a tiny white tin with it’s tiny red […]

In response to Veganuary I give you Betteranuary

January 29, 2020

In June last year I was given the honour of being asked to be the first Ambassador for the Royal Highland Education Trust. This is […]

Carina in print – Scots Magazine February 2020

January 21, 2020

In print in the February issue of Scots Magazine Valentines Day needs to be renamed Friendship February. Keeping a good thing for just one day […]

Carina in Print – Scots Mag November 2019

November 5, 2019

Scots Magazine in print November 2019 I love traditions, especially when they revolve around food. They can be historical like Christmas pudding or homemade like […]

Carina in print – October Scots Magazine

September 25, 2019

Available in shops now – Grab your copy today! I’m a sucker for shellfish. Mussels, lobsters, prawns, clams, scallops if they ever appear on a […]

Carina Contini appointed first official Ambassador of Royal Highland Education Trust

June 17, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Countryside education charity the Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) have appointed Carina Contini as their first official Ambassador.   […]

Carina in print – Scotsman June 2019

June 10, 2019

Carina Contini for Scotsman 8th June 2019 June is one of my favourite months. In advance I’ll apologise to all my children’s school teachers as […]

Carina in print – May Scotsman

May 13, 2019

In print 4th May 2019 Be honest girls and boys, who can’t resist SAS Who Dares Wins? Anthony Middleton, JasonFox, Ollie Ollerton – Wow! have […]

carina in print – Daily record

March 11, 2019

Gingerbread Loaf by Carina Contini for today’s Daily Record I used to make this regularly when I was at school. My dad and I would […]

Carina in print – Daily Record

February 25, 2019

Pistachio & Orange Biscuits by Carina Contini for today’s Daily Record   Pistachios are one of the most expensive nuts around but they are my […]

Carina in Print – January Scotsman

February 4, 2019

In print 19th January 2019 Hands up who’s got a cold, had a cold or knows they’re going to get a cold shortly. It’s miserable […]

carina in print – daily record

January 7, 2019

Ham & Egg Pie by Carina Contini for the Daily Record – in print Monday 7th January 2019 This is our go to family savoury […]

Carina in print – November Scots Magazine

November 15, 2018

In print November 2018   This summer we had a trip to my favourite southern Italian town, Amalfi. The drive along La Costa Amalfitana is […]

In response to Veganuary I give you Betteranuary

January 29, 2020

In June last year I was given the honour of being asked to be the first Ambassador for the Royal Highland Education Trust. This is […]

Carina in print – Scots Magazine February 2020

January 21, 2020

In print in the February issue of Scots Magazine Valentines Day needs to be renamed Friendship February. Keeping a good thing for just one day […]

Carina in Print – Scots Mag November 2019

November 5, 2019

Scots Magazine in print November 2019 I love traditions, especially when they revolve around food. They can be historical like Christmas pudding or homemade like […]

Carina in print – October Scots Magazine

September 25, 2019

Available in shops now – Grab your copy today! I’m a sucker for shellfish. Mussels, lobsters, prawns, clams, scallops if they ever appear on a […]

Carina Contini appointed first official Ambassador of Royal Highland Education Trust

June 17, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Countryside education charity the Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) have appointed Carina Contini as their first official Ambassador.   […]

Carina in print – Scotsman June 2019

June 10, 2019

Carina Contini for Scotsman 8th June 2019 June is one of my favourite months. In advance I’ll apologise to all my children’s school teachers as […]

Carina in print – May Scotsman

May 13, 2019

In print 4th May 2019 Be honest girls and boys, who can’t resist SAS Who Dares Wins? Anthony Middleton, JasonFox, Ollie Ollerton – Wow! have […]

carina in print – Daily record

March 11, 2019

Gingerbread Loaf by Carina Contini for today’s Daily Record I used to make this regularly when I was at school. My dad and I would […]

Carina in print – Daily Record

February 25, 2019

Pistachio & Orange Biscuits by Carina Contini for today’s Daily Record   Pistachios are one of the most expensive nuts around but they are my […]

Carina in Print – January Scotsman

February 4, 2019

In print 19th January 2019 Hands up who’s got a cold, had a cold or knows they’re going to get a cold shortly. It’s miserable […]

carina in print – daily record

January 7, 2019

Ham & Egg Pie by Carina Contini for the Daily Record – in print Monday 7th January 2019 This is our go to family savoury […]

Carina in print – November Scots Magazine

November 15, 2018

In print November 2018   This summer we had a trip to my favourite southern Italian town, Amalfi. The drive along La Costa Amalfitana is […]