Art & Design

Leonardo da Vinci, the Genius in Milan: screening in Dunfermline

On 16 June there is a special screening at the Odeon Dunfermline of acclaimed documentary Leonardo Da Vinci: the Genius in Milan. The film allows cinema goers to experience the extraordinary 2015 exhibition event at the Palazzo Reale exploring Da Vinci’s work, his world and the treasures he left the world. Pietro Marani, the curator

Interiors

Fife Architects: two interesting renovations in the East Neuk

Here’s a couple of nice architectural projects by Fife Architects, based in Anstruther; one is a mill conversion in the East Neuk and below is a timber clad extension near St Andrews in Fife.

Writing & Film

Leonardo da Vinci, the Genius in Milan: screening in Dunfermline

On 16 June there is a special screening at the Odeon Dunfermline of acclaimed documentary Leonardo Da Vinci: the Genius in Milan. The film allows cinema goers to experience the extraordinary 2015 exhibition event at the Palazzo Reale exploring Da Vinci’s work, his world and the treasures he left the world. Pietro Marani, the curator of the 2015 exhibition, and some of the world’s leading experts on Leonardo tell a story in that opens new perspectives  about Da Vinci, the painter, sculptor, scientist, anatomist, botanist

Food & Drink

Royal Highland Show – new gin bar with gin tastings

One of the new bars at this year’s Royal Highland Show is The Botanical Garden run by Edinburgh catering company Hickory. There will be talks and tastings by mixologists, 13 Scottish gins for sale such as Isle of Harris, Rock Rose, Arbikie and Pickering’s and a range of gin-based cocktails.  The Show is open until 8pm today, Saturday 25 June and 6pm tomorrow, Sunday 26 June.

Events

Royal Highland Show – new gin bar with gin tastings

One of the new bars at this year’s Royal Highland Show is The Botanical Garden run by Edinburgh catering company Hickory. There will be talks and tastings by mixologists, 13 Scottish gins for sale such as Isle of Harris, Rock Rose, Arbikie and Pickering’s and a range of gin-based cocktails.  The Show is open until 8pm today, Saturday 25 June and 6pm tomorrow, Sunday 26 June.

Shopping

Mackerel California-style; recipe from the Fyfe Smokery

Here is our latest recipe from Elaine Hardie at the Fyfe Smokery, Bruce Street, Dunfermline. Mackerel is a sustainable choice of oily fish, found all around the coast of Scotland and is abundant in health benefits and flavour. Try this Californian style recipe, made with common store-cupboard ingredients, and dream of sunshine…. Mackerel California-style Serves 2-4 2 fillets of mackerel 115g butter 2 tsp paprika 1 ½ tsp salt ½ tsp onion powder ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp white pepper