"One Roving Cook is a legacy for all my family and friends to enjoy both now and the future, recipes that would be lost in time if I had not been able to archive them"
                                                     Philip Johnston 

This is me and my wonderful mother a great cook herself. Pasta Bows...in a light creamy tomato sauce.

Teaching the younger cook to appreciate good home-made food. My granddaughter Sophie loves helping me in the kitchen.

Chris Attkins and me having a hoot making Arran Mist

A romantic recipe from an Italian honeymoon..Panzanella salad

My eldest son Paul also loves cooking and is learning how to speak Italian, hence the reason for his choice of meal, a Melanzane Parmigiana (Vegetable Lasange).


My big sister Martine has been cooking and baking for the last 40 years or so. Today Martine is going to show us how to bake an Apple Crumble.

Rasha with her Pizza from scratch


Watt and his Stovies...Watt Nicoll a world legend in the Scottish folk scene. 


My cousin William Johnston now living in Spain, shows us how to cook his Creamy Pasta and Smoked Salmon with Broccoli florets.

My aunt Isabel shows us how to make a Gluten free Austrian Chocolate cake

My good friend Collette Foord has recently taken early retirement as a catering manager and shows us how to cook a Spicy Chicken Satay.

Lewis is a very talented 12 year old who asked to interview me for his own You Tube channel, Lewis.tv
His father and I have known each other for at least 30 years and Lewis during our conversation admitted to liking Tiramisu.
Both of us love Tiramisu so I asked Lewis to join me on a program to make Scottish Tiramisu.

Nancy Johnson is my cousin from London, Nancy has decided to make Salmon 3 Ways which makes 3 episodes. Some of these eposodes are still being edited.
1. Salmon with Dill & Fennel (Now available)
2. Baked Salmon with Quinoa Summer Salad
3. Avocado & Baked Salmon on Toast