Tag Archives: blue cheese


Pint of lager and a curry? Maybe…to the uninitiated. But there is a lot more to food and beer matching than perhaps a late night trip for a chicken jalfrezi and a garlic naan would lead you to believe.

Hopefully here at Monkfish Towers and in partnership with Scottish artisan brewer Innis&Gunn we can offer up a few grains of wisdom to get your beer buds tingling and we may even tempt you away from the chilled Pinot Grigio at the back of the fridge. You never know, you may become an artisan beer convert, there’s a thought! Continue reading


Monkfish fans! Burns Night is literally within sniffing distance!  To help your celebrations go with a swing the lovely folk at Scottish Hampers have kindly dontated a hamper for one lucky Monkfish fan.

The ‘Port and Cheese’ hamper is packed to the ‘wicker basket brimful’ with the finest Scottish produce including a magnificent Strathdon blue cheese from Ross-shire which you can wash down with a tipple or two….or three…of port.  For every slice of cheese one requires an oatcake and for your delectation the hamper includes yummy Perthshire oatcakes, just the right amount of crunch in every bite. Continue reading