Food in the Borders

Borders Food

The Landward team takes a trip the Scottish Borders to investigate some innovative local food producers.

Chef of pies


Nick Nairn goes to Simple Simon's pie factory in Biggar to meet chef Bernard Alessi.

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Upland veal


Nick travels to meet Chris Walton of the Peelham rare breed farm in Foulden, Berwick Upon Tweed. They discuss the raising of upland veal for the Scottish market.

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Culinary oils


Nick continues his culinary journey with a visit to Scotland's only rapeseed oil producer, Borderfields, from Coldstream, Berwickshire. Their innovative methods are said to produce some of the healthiest culinary oils available.

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Hawick haggis


Nick visits a family butcher in Hawick who has been making haggis to a secret recipe for over 20 years.

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Honey farm


Nick finds out about honey production during a visit to Chain Bridge Honey Farm in Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland.

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Page first published on Wednesday 26th September 2007
Page last updated on Tuesday 17th June 2008

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