Deer Hunting And Urban Refugees in Scotland

I love Charlet (not that is not a typo) the reporter Munchies have for their Scotland series.  She’s really sincere and  real. I love that she prefaces her questions to the guy who moved from London to live on an estate with friends in the country if he ever worries about: being bored or going mad or becoming an alcoholic…

Which of course is what I think about when I think about going to the country for a weekend!

It makes for a very refreshing conversation.  Her deer hunting experience is also very real and oddly sweet (for a deer hunting scene).  Anyway, while you are watching this I’ll be working on the Gazpacho recipe for tomorrow.

It’s been a slow day I woke up with a cold and then had a root canal so the need to nap has trumped the need to blog.  At least temporarily 😉

 

 

About urbanfoodguy

I'm a self taught cook with a dedication to buying and eating food that is as humanely and sustainably raised as possible. Which is why in addition to recipes you will see a lot of environmental/political reporting here. I started cooking when I was about 6, it's something I always loved to do. Watching Graham Kerr - aka "The Galloping Gourmet" - was what got me started and I have never really looked back. Over the years I've been a private chef, a caterer, and a food stylist for magazines such as Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Real Simple, Oprah, Martha Stewart's Everyday Food and many more. I've also worked in the prep kitchen for the Food Network on the Bobby Flay and Paula Deen shows. Now I work at home in my kitchen sharing with you here recipes that I create or that other people have created that inspire me and I think you will like. I love my neighborhood (the Lower East Side of Manhattan) and I love to travel. Because NYC is such a big place I tend to focus mostly on my 'hood and the ones that are close by: The East Village, Bowery, Chinatown and Williamsburg. My love of travel has no limits really, I'm always ready to get on a plane. I was lucky enough to have a business for many years that allowed me to spend a lot of time in South East Asia. These days I've been spending time in Mexico, Germany, Canada and the West Coast of the U.S., but check back you never know where I might end up. I do consulting, cooking classes, and freelance lifestyle writing so if you are interested please send me a note: urbanfoodguy@gmail.com
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