This salon in the calendar can often be a rather low-key affair as it follows hot in the heels of the frenetic Festival fun of August. We were pleasantly populated, though, and the early evening brightened into rather splendid sunshine by the time we got underway.With resident baker Lea cooking for a Rio Olympian, the wonderful Strumpets ladies stepped into the cakey breach with a rather lovely white chocolate and cardamom cake that was devoured on sight.
Once I’d done the usual intro waffling, I welcomed two speakers to the stage.first salons in 2014. This new project seeks to offer social dining in a range of settings, so keep an eye out for future developments.
To round things out, we had a little summary of what’s going on for Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight which takes place over the coming couple of weeks. Full details are available on their website.